Center for Disease Control, located in Atlanta, is a branch
of the department of Health and Human Services. An
A-Z listing of medical diseases / conditions is listed
on this sight.
This listing is one of the most comprehensive currently
available (new topics are continually added). Topics
are generally limited to one to several choices.
of the American Acadamy of Family Physicians (AAFP) web
site, this site provides patient information on over
200 health related topics and medical conditions.
Articles are basic and very easy to understand. Topics
are also broken down into categories for Women, Men, Children,
part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
the FDA is responsible for regulating food products, drugs,
medical devices, vaccines, animal feed and drugs, cosmtics,
and radiation emitting devices (cell phones, microwaves,
lasers). Advisory warnings or recall alerts are placed
on products found to pose a risk to consumers.
this link will take the viewer to the FDA's "MedWatch"
page that lists recalled or potentially dangerous products.
FDA home page is: www.fda.gov
of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) web site, this
site provides an A-Z listing of health topics in
alphabetical order. Each topic ("Asthma" for
example) will link to its own page
Each page contains links to many different sites or specific
articles on the listed topic. Certain links are more readable
and useful to the general reader than others.
If available we suggest the reader view links to/ articles
written by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) web site,
this link provides information on over 50 pediatric health
topics. Articles are concise and well written.
The opinion reflects the consensus of the vast majority
joint effort between various public New York institutions
NOAH seeks to provide high quality full-text health information
that is accurate, timely, relevant and unbiased. NOAH
currently supports English and Spanish. Covers many of
to all 50 state and some local health departments are
provided by CDC. Health departments perform a wide array
of health services including health education for both
the general public and healthcare providers, regulation
of certain areas of health care and funding various health
related programs. The goal is to meet the general health
needs of local and state citizens.