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American Academy of Family Physicians
Contains information written and reviewed by AAFP physicians
and patient education professionals on health topics, drug information,
herbal and alternative remedies, a family practice web
directory, and self-care.
- Genetics Home Reference
Your guide to understanding genetic conditions from the National Library of Medicine.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Resource for finding government and nonprofit health and
human services information on the Internet. healthfinder
links to carefully selected information and Web sites
from over 1,800 health-related organizations
- Health News Review
The Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making reviews headlines to give you the best news about current research.
An interactive and rich learning experience for human anatomy.
Doctor-approved information for kids from birth to adolescence from the Nemours Foundation.
- Lab Tests Online
Premiere source of information for clinical laboratory testing.
- Merck Manual - Home Edition
National Institutes of Health, National Library of
Multimedia clearinghouse to health information including lists of hospitals
and physicians, a medical encyclopedia and dictionaries,
health information in Spanish, information on prescription
and over-the-counter drugs, health news, and links to
- Merck Manual Home Edition
A medical encyclopedia in everyday language.
- MLA User's Guide to Finding and Evaluating Health Information on the Net
Savvy tips for health web surfing from the Medical Library Association
- NOAH: New York
Online Access to Health
Consumer-oriented health information on a wide variety
of topics in English and Spanish. Resources are selected
by librarians and other health professionals.
- Oral Health Topics
American Dental Association
Hospitals, Nursing Homes, & Physicians
- AMA DoctorFinder
List of licensed physicians (MD's & DO's) in the
Administrators in Medicine (AIM)
Public online physician database containing the licensing
background and disciplinary information of physicians
and other health care practitioners.
- Guide to Long Term Care Planning
National Care Planning's Council
Developed as a public service for libraries, area agencies on aging, state aging units and to support the Long Term Care Consumer Awareness Campaign from the Department of Health and Human Services.
- Nursing Home Information for Consumers
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Includes list of additional government agencies and
tips on choosing a nursing home.
Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine
Information on mental health/illness and psychology geared towards the general
public. Recent psychological studies and downloadable brochures on various
topics are included.
- Center for Mental
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Information on mental health services including news, publications, hotlines,
links to state services and statistics.
- Mental Help Net
Includes news, book reviews, self help information as well as a glossary
and a mental health disorders index.
Institute of Mental Health - For the Public
Information about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illnesses.
Included are brochures and information sheets, reports, press releases, fact
sheets, and other educational materials.