General Health Education
This Web site gives easy-to-read, accurate descriptions of conditions, causes, symptoms, and treatments by linking to trusted Web sites for specific information. For instance, someone looking up bone cancer would be linked to the bone cancer page on the National Cancer Institute Web site. Lots of Spanish-language materials available here as well.
Sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians, this site presents broader information on the patient experience, not only offering information on conditions and treatments, but tips for patients on choosing a doctor, understanding medical bills, navigating insurance coverage, and advocating for themselves. Also provides helpful information on childrens health and development issues, from toilet training to dog bites to acne.
Not only gives extensive information about diabetes, its treatments, and ongoing research, but it also offers patients advice on nutrition and meal planning, fitness regimes, and lifestyle changes, and connects them with support groups in their communities. Also check out the ADA-sponsored, interactive nutrition site My Food Advisor which allows patients to create meal plans, find recipes, and research foods they can eat.
This site gives good information on understanding the results of a lab test.
A good reference for information on women’s health issues.
By signing up for Small Steps, Big Rewards on this Web site you can get hints to stay healthy and active and avoid diseases associated with excess weight.
The American Bar Association Commission on Aging gives useful information on advanced healthcare planning.
This site includes articles, resources, medication directory, and a disease directory.
This site includes body illustrations, with both interactive and animated features.
This Web site gives helpful information about the health risks associated with travel destinations, including vaccinations and medications needed according to the State Specific Guidelines.
This site is designed to assist US travelers in determining what precautions and vaccinations may be considered when traveling outside the United States.
Please note that we do not endorse any products and services advertised on above said websites and are not liable for any injuries resulting from the use of information on external websites.