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General Health Information

Mayo Clinic

mayoclinic.com

Our mission is to empower people to manage their health. We accomplish this by providing useful and up-to-date information and tools that reflect the expertise and standard of excellence of Mayo Clinic.

WebMD.com

webmd.com

WebMD Health is a leading provider of online information, educational services and communities for physicians and consumers.

CenterWatch - Clinical Trials Listing Service

centerwatch.com

You can use this site to find a wealth of information about clinical research, including listings of more than 41,000 active industry and government-sponsored clinical trials, as well as new drug therapies in research and those recently approved by the FDA. Our site is designed to be an open resource for patients interested in participating in clinical trials and for research professionals.

Go Ask Alice

goaskalice.columbia.edu

Go Ask Alice is the health question and answer Internet service produced by Columbia University’s Health Education Program a division of Health Services at Columbia . Go Ask Alice provides readers with credible, accessible information so that they can make better decisions concerning their health and well-being.

Health on the Net Foundation

hon.ch

The Health On the Net Foundation (HON) is a Non-Governmental Organization who’s mission is to guide lay persons or non-medical users and medical practitioners to useful and reliable online medical and health information. HON provides leadership in setting ethical standards for Web site developers.

MyPhysicians.com

myphysicians.com

MyPhysicians.com is a medical information web site created to provide personalized information to consumers.

National Institutes of Health

nih.gov

NIH is the steward of medical and behavioral research for the Nation. Its mission is science in pursuit of fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to extend healthy life and reduce the burdens of illness and disability.

DRKoop.com

drkoop.com

Comprehensive library of diseases, symptoms, procedures, natural medicines and drugs.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

cdc.gov

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people - at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong partnerships.

Harvard Health Publications

health.harvard.edu/hhp

The goal of all of our publications is to bring the public, around the world, the most current practical, authoritative health information, drawing on the expertise of the 8,000 faculty physicians at the Harvard Medical School and its world-famous affiliated hospitals.

 

ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)

The ALS Association

alsa.org

Lou Gehrig’s Disease, or Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a neurodegenerative disease that usually attacks both upper and lower motor neurons and causes degeneration throughout the brain and spinal cord.

 

Alzheimer

Alzheimer Society of Canada

alzheimer.ca

The Society consists of a national office, 10 provincial organizations and more than 140 local groups across the country.

 

Arthritis

Arthritis Society of Canada

arthritis.ca

The Arthritis Society works hard to try and improve the lives, treatment and care of the over 4 million people diagnosed with arthritis.

Arthritis Foundation

arthritis.org

Your local Arthritis Foundation chapter has a number of programs and services available to assist you.

 

Asthma

Canadian Lung Association

lung.ca

The motto "to improve respiratory health" serves as a constant positive reminder that The Lung Association’s chief purpose is to combat both disease and environmental threats to the lungs.

American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

acaai.org

An information and news service for patients, parents of patients, members, the news media, and purchasers of health care programs.

 

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)

Children And Adults With Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder

chadd.org

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) is a national non-profit organization founded in 1987 in response to the frustration and sense of isolation experienced by parents and their children with AD/HD.

 

Cancer

Canadian Cancer Society

cancer.ca

The Canadian Cancer Society is a national community-based organization of volunteers, whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.

National Cancer Institute

nci.nih.gov

The National Cancer Institute coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.

 

Diabetes

Canadian Diabetes Association

diabetes.ca

The goal of the Canadian Diabetes Association’s web site is to become THE online resource for people with, and affected by, diabetes and for healthcare professionals treating those affected by the disease.

 

Epilepsy

Epilepsy Foundation

epilepsyfoundation.org

The only such organization wholly dedicated to the welfare of people with epilepsy, our mission is simple: to work for children and adults affected by seizures through research, education, advocacy and service.

 

Insomnia & Sleep Disorders

Sleepnet.com

sleepnet.com

Everything you wanted to know about sleep but were too tired to ask. One of Sleepnet.com’s goals is to link all the sleep information located on the internet.

 

Heart & Stroke

The Canadian Hypertension Society

hypertension.ca

The Canadian Hypertension Society was formally established in 1979 by a group of Canadian health professional interested in improving hypertension research, education and patient care. The mission of The Canadian Hypertension Society is to promote the prevention and control of hypertension through research and education.

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

heartandstroke.ca

We strive to be your most reliable source of heart disease and stroke information. We are also the largest non-commercial source of funds for heart disease and stroke research in the country. We do this through people support - volunteers, donors and employees.

National Stroke Association

stroke.org

National Stroke Association is reaching new heights in stroke. As the preeminent organization committed to fighting stroke in this country, NSA is providing unprecedented national expertise and leadership for those at risk, suffering or recovering from this devastating condition.

 

Menopause

Menopause & Black Cohosh Information Center

menopause-black-cohosh.org

Looking for a trustworthy resource on Menopause and Black Cohosh? Be sure to stop by the Menopause and Black Cohosh Informantion Center. You’ll be sure to find the latest information on topics like what products to take, what to avoid, and how to ease Menopause symptoms.

 

Mental Health

Schizophrenia Society of Canada

schizophrenia.ca

Schizophrenia Society of Canada (SSC) is a national registered charity. SSC works with 10 provincial societies and their over 100 chapters/branches, to alleviate the suffering caused by schizophrenia and related mental disorders.

Internet Mental Health

mentalhealth.com

Effective, well-researched treatments exist for most mental disorders, yet the majority of people who have severe mental illness are not treated. Our goal is to improve understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illness throughout the world.

 

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

mssociety.ca

Our Mission: To be a leader in finding a cure for multiple sclerosis and enabling people affected by MS to enhance their quality of life.

 

Natural Hormones

Natural Woman Institute

naturalwoman.org

The Natural Woman Institute’s ultimate goal is to inspire, sponsor and support research in all areas critical in the development of safe, effective hormone therapies for women of all ages.

 

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis Canada

osteoporosis.ca

Osteoporosis Canada, a registered charity, is the only national organization serving people who have, or are at risk for, osteoporosis. The organization works to educate, empower and support individuals and communities in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.

National Osteoporosis Foundation

nof.org

NOF’s Mission is to prevent osteoporosis, to promote lifelong bone health, to help improve the lives of those affected by osteoporosis and related fractures, and to find a cure. NOF achieves its mission through programs of awareness, public and health professional education, advocacy and research.

 

Parkinson Disease

Parkinson Society of Canada

parkinson.ca

Parkinson Society Canada is a not for profit, national charitable organization. The Society raises money through corporate sponsorships, public donations, and planned gifts. Finding the cause and cure for Parkinson’s disease remains our chief mission.

National Parkinson Foundation

parkinson.org

The National Parkinson Foundation is the largest organization serving persons affected by Parkinson disease throughout the world. NPF provides information, support, and education for persons with Parkinson, their families, and health care professionals.

 

Travel & Health

World Health Organization International Travel and Health

who.int/ith

International Travel and Health is a WHO publication that offers guidance on the full range of health risks likely to be encountered at specific destinations and associated with different types of travel - from business, humanitarian and leisure travel to backpacking and adventure tours.

Drugwatch

Drugwatch.com

Drugwatch is dedicated to informing you about dangerous prescription drugs and medical devices.

The Mesothelioma Group

mesotheliomagroup.com/diagnosis

Premier online resource for mesothelioma education.

American Childhood Cancer

acco.org