[Medical Symbol] Health

AllRefer.com Health
American Hospital Directory--provides on-line, comparative data for most hospitals.
American Medical Association--you can search for doctor (provides information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States and its possessions, including more than 650,000 doctors of medicine (MD) and doctors of osteopathy or osteopathic medicine (DO); and you can also look us current articles written in the Journals of the AMA.
Atlas of the Body

Centers For Disease Control and Prevention
Diagnostic Tests--information provided from the Harvard Medical School Family Health Guide.  This site explains diagnostic medical tests, how to prepare for the tests, what happens when the test are performed, risks of the test, and when the results will be known.
DoctorDirectory.com--search for doctors by specialty or by state.
Drugwatch.com--includes up-to-date information about prescription and over-the-counter medications and includes details about associated side effects to aid in the protection of patients and consumers.  new site
Familydoctor.org--operated by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), a national medical organizations representing more than 93,700 family physicians, family practice residents and medical students. All of the information on this site has been written and reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at the AAFP. 
FDA Consumer Health Information--sign up for a free e-newsletter.
Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body--
The Bartleby.com edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body features 1,247 vibrant engravings, many in color, from the classic 1918 publication, as well as a subject index with 13,000 entries ranging from the Antrum of Highmore to the Zonule of Zinn. 
Health and Human Services of the South Suburbs--directory is intended to help you find resources in the south Chicago metro region that are uniquely suited to meet your needs.
Healthfinder -consumer health & human services information--a gateway consumer health and human services information web site.
HEALTHINFOQUEST --Pathfinders to common consumer health questions for public librarians and other health information specialists.
HealthCentral: Prescription Drug Reference, Conditions, Medications and Treatment Infomation Center--HealthSquare.com is a consumer oriented health information website. It provides free access to high quality health and wellness information, written specifically for the lay person. The site covers all the major health issues confronting women and their families today. 
Human Anatomy Online 
Illinois Hospital Report Card--information on how hospital care compares to the national standard.
IPRC: Dictionary of Street Drug Slang Terms--on-line dictionary contains more than 3,000 street drug slang terms from the Indiana Prevention Resource Center files, with more than 1,200 additions from the National Drug and Crime Clearinghouse slang term list.
Job Accommodation Network--American With Disabilities Act Document Center.
Lab Tests Online--"designed to help you, as a patient or caregiver, to better understand the many clinical lab tests that are part of routine care as well as diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of conditions and diseases."
Martindale's Virtual Medical Center--
contains over 140,570 Medical Cases & Grand Rounds 1,525 Courses/Textbooks; 67,330 Teaching Modules & Files; 525 Journals; 4,660 Databases, Atlases & Image Databases & 1,000's of Videos/Movies. 
MayoClinic Home
Medicare--this site allows you to compare Medicare health plans and nursing homes.
MedicineNet--info available on diseases & conditions, procedure & tests, medications, and also includes a medical dictionary.  Health and medical info produced by doctors.
MedlinePlus.gov--Health Information from the National Library of Medicine.
Merck Manual--Home Edition--also has links to the Geriatrics.
MyOptumhealth.com--search engine for health and medicine
MySeniorCare --a community on the topic of senior care providing information on home health care, assisted living facilities, hospice. 
National Institutes of Health (NIH)--health resources such as consumer health publications, clinical trialsMedlinePlus.
National Organizations for Rare Diseases
New England Journal of Medicine--selected articles from the current issue along with a search engine for past issues.
Prescription Drug Information, Side Effects, Interactions - Drugs.com--Fast, easy searching of over 24,000 approved medications.
RxList - The Internet Drug Index--search by name of drug.
RxMed: Prescribing Information--prescription info for over 3,000 drug medications.
Spine-Health--back pain, neck pain, lower back pain. 
new site
Treatment-Centers.net-
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a community based public-benefit website devoted to helping individuals and families find help for addiction and dual diagnosis. new site
U.S. National Library of Medicine-- search Medline free.
WebMD
WhyNotTheBest.org--lets users compare hospitals to the Illinois average and to the nation's best hospitals.  new site
World Health Organization (WHO)

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