Currently Browsing: Health Information

Travel Resources

Center for Disease Control: This site provides many useful features including reference material for international travel. (hazards, health recommendations by country). This site is sponsored by The Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

International Travelers Clinic: This site provides a comprehensive resource for travel related information. This site is sponsored by The Medical College of Wisconsin.

Rx Links

Center Watch: This site provides a matchmaking service for patients who are looking for clinical trials with health institutions searchable by therapeutic and geographic areas. This site is sponsored by Center Watch, Inc.

Connect Pharma: This site provides pharmaceutical business development opportunities. This site is sponsored by Connect Pharma, Ltd.

CVS.com: This site allows purchase of prescription and OTC drugs, vitamins, health and beauty aids, drug interactions, medical and drug news and a resource library. This site is sponsored by CVS Pharmacy.

Dermatology Direct: This site provides skin care and product information. This site is sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Drug Infonet: This site provides links to drug information sites, diseases, medical libraries, hospitals, health news and an ask the experts forum. This site is sponsored by Drug InfoNet, Inc.

Drugstore.com: This site allows purchase of prescription and OTC drugs, vitamins, health and beauty aids, drug interactions, medical and drug news and an ask the pharmacist feature. This site is sponsored by Drugstore.com.

Glaxo Wellcome Page: This site provides information on Glaxo Wellcome. This site is sponsored by Glaxo Wellcome.

Green Tree Nutrition: This site allows purchase of prescription and OTC drugs, natural products, vitamins, health and beauty aids, medical and drug news an online pharmacist and health and wellness contents. This site is sponsored by More.com.

ICN Pharmaceuticals, Inc: This site provides corporate information, products, along with biomedical research. This site is sponsored by ICN Pharmaceuticals, Incorporated.

Medicine Box: This site provides a searchable database of pharmaceutical company information, consumer education and internet resources. This site is sponsored by Digital Matters, Inc.

Medicine Program Rx: This site is set up to assist patients who may qualify to enroll in one or more of the many patient assistance programs now available. These programs provide prescription medicine free of charge to individuals in need, regardless of age, if they meet the sponsor’s criteria. Site sponsor-unknown.

Merck & Co.: This site provides a description of its research efforts, financial performance, informational material on diseases that can be prevented through vaccinations manufactured by the company. This site is sponsored by Merk & Company, Inc.

Mother Nature.com: This site provides natural pharmaceuticals, herbs and supplements, news and natural remedies and homeopathic remedies. This site is sponsored by MotherNature.com.

Nicorette: This site provides information on Nicorette products along with helpful quit smoking hints. This site is sponsored by SmithKline Beecham Labs.

Pfizer Consumer Health Care: This site provides company information, research and development along with product information. This site is sponsored by Pfizer, Inc.

Pharmacy Sites: This site provides links to pharmacy sites and pharmacy schools. This site is sponsored by Edmund M. Hayes, Dept of Pharmacy, New York Stony Brook.

Pharm Info Net: This site contains reviews, articles, and a drug database. This site is sponsored by Pharmaceutical Information Associates, Ltd.

PhRMA (Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers Association): This site provides information on drugs in development, pharmaceutical news, consumer health guides put together by the pharmaceutical companies on various topics. This site is sponsored by The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers Association.

PlanetRx.Com: This site allows for the purchase of prescription and OTC drugs, vitamins, personal care products, special guest events and live chats along with health and wellness content. This site is sponsored by PlanetRx.

Rx.com: This site allows for the purchase of OTC drugs and health products, vitamins, weight management and fitness products. This site is sponsored by Rx.com.

Rx List-The Internet Drug Index: This site provides a drug database of more than 4,000 products currently on the U.S. market or soon to be approved, both with brand and generic names. This site is sponsored by Neil Sandow, PharmD.

RxTRA Info: This site provides hundreds of links-neatly organized-into pharmaceutical, journals, and newsletters, drug companies, universities, poison information, infectious diseases and general medical links. This site is sponsored by The University of Tennessee Medical Center at Knoxville (Edwin Smith, PharmD).

Sparta Pharmaceuticals, Inc: This site provides development stage pharmaceutical company engaged in acquiring and developing technologies and drugs for the treatment of cancer, cardiovascular disorders and inflammation. This site is sponsored by Sparta Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Tylenol Home Health Series: This site provides product information, various pain management tips along with patient education and treatment recommendations. This site is sponsored by MacNeil Consumer Products Company (Johnson & Johnson).

Viagra: This site provides FAQ’s about erectile dysfunction and product information. This site is sponsored by Pfizer, Inc.

Vitamin Shoppe: This site allows for the purchase of vitamins and supplements for women, seniors and men. This site is sponsored by Vitamin Shoppe, Inc.

Vivarin: This site provides product information. This site is sponsored by SmithKline Beecham.

World Wide Web Virtual Library-Pharmacy: This site contains links to hundreds of pharmacy related resouces, organizations, private pharmaceutical companies, mailing lists and more. This site is sponsored by David Bourne, Associate Professor of Pharmacy (University of Oklahoma, College of Pharmacy).

Your Pharmacy.com: This site allows for the purchase of prescription and OTC drugs, vitamins, health and beauty aids, drug interaction database along with medical and drug news. This site is sponsored by YourPharmacy.com.

Publications

Arizona Health Sciences Library: This site provides databases and digital collections, journal articles and web resources. This site is sponsored by the University of Arizona.

Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries: This site provides organization info, news and events related to health science libraries along with internet resources. This site is sponsored by the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries.

British Journal of Medicine: This site provides selected articles from the journal, archives of past issues and classified ads. This site is sponsored by the British Medical Association (BMA).

Health Care Liability Alliance (HCLA): This site provides a collection of articles, position papers and information about healthcare legislation and liability laws. This site is sponsored by The Health Care Liability Alliance.

Journal of the American Medical Association: This site provides an online version of JAMA with abstracts of original articles and a searchable archives. This site is sponsored by the American Medical Association (AMA).

MedBookStore.com: This site provides an online healthcare bookstore including print, CD ROM and multimedia titles. This site is sponsored by Medsite Publishing.

Medcast Networks: This site provides online journals, e-newsletters, health industry and clinical news. This site is sponsored by Medcast Networks.

MedConnect: This site provides clinical articles and updates, along with consumer chats and health and medical databases. This site is sponsored by Medical Network, Inc.

Medical Illustrator’s Home Page: This site provides previews of medical illustrations and related services by subscribing artists. This site is sponsored by Susan Gilbert.

Medical Tribune: This site provides online healthcare news journal for medical professionals, past issues and links to healthcare resources. This site is sponsored by The New York Times Syndicate.

Modern Health Care: This site provides online version of healthcare business magazine, health news, selected articles online, along with archived issues.

MS/NBC Health News: This site provides health news, library of resources on health topics, along with bulletin boards. This site is sponsored by Microsoft and National Broadcasting Company.

National Journal Inc: This site is for a publisher of magazines, newsletters, books and directories including information on services and contact info. This site is sponsored by National Journal, Inc.

New England Journal of Medicine: This site provides online version containing complete text of selected articles from the current issue and extracts of other articles including past issues archived online. This site is sponsored by The Massachusetts Medical Society.

News Page: This site offers abstracts delivered by e-mail, fax or mail (for a fee). This site is sponsored by Individual, Inc.

News Tracker: This site provides an automated clipping service which tracks hundreds of Web periodicals. This site is sponsored by Excite, Inc.

PR Newswire-Health/Biotech: This site provides full test news releases from companies, institutions, government agencies and other sources of health/biotech info. This site is sponsored by PR Newswire.

Reuters Health Information Services: This site provides medical news, health news (for consumers), along with reviews of internet health sites. This site is sponsored by Reuters Health Information Services Electronic Publishing Group.

Pathfinder: This site provides an online magazine with health and wellness articles, contests, bulletin boards and ask the experts. This site is sponsored by Time Inc, New Media.

USA Today Healthline: This site provides daily and archived new updates from this national publication. This site is sponsored by USA Today.

WebMedLit: This site tracks over 22 medical journals and provides browsable archive of links to articles, arranged by categories such as cancer, medical economics, and women’s health along with abstracts and full text. This site is sponsored by Silver Platter Information, Inc and Physicians’ Home Page.

Your Health Daily (from the NY Times): This site is an excellent source of information including The New York Times healthcare coverage. This site is sponsored by The New York Times Syndicate, Inc.

Physician Information/Credentials

Accent Health: This site provides health and wellness content, medical news, message boards and clinical databases. This site is sponsored by Accent Health.

American Board of Medical Specialties: This site allows you to perform a free search through their database to determine whether a doctor is board certified in a specialty from a recognized board in that area. This site is sponsored by The American Board of Medical Specialties.

American Cosmetic Surgery Specialists: This site provides pictures and information about cosmetic procedures, fitness forum, and a directory of Board certified plastic surgeons nationwide.

America’s Doctor: This site provides health and wellness content, ask the doctor a question, live web casts, message boards and support groups. This site is sponsored by America’s Doctor.

American Medical Association (AMA): This site provides information about the activities and policies of the AMA, abstracts of AMA journals and publications and links to other resources for both healthcare professionals and consumers. This site is sponsored by The American Medical Association.

Ask Noah: This site provides articles and resources on health various health topics (some in Spanish). This site is sponsored by the New Your Public Library.

Caresoft: This site provides health and wellness content, interactive health tools and assessments with personalized feedback, health news and library/shopping features. This site is sponsored by Caresoft.

Cleveland Clinic Foundation: This site provides interactive patient care information listed by health categories, and links to other medical sites.  This site is sponsored by Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

CNN Interactive-Food and Health News: This site provides current health and food news, research developments, tips, guides and policy decisions. This site is sponsored by Cable News Network (CNN).

Dr.Koop: This site provides health news, family health, health resources, health and wellness guides, chat rooms, newsletters and web resources.  This site is sponsored by Dr.Koop.com.

Florida Department of Health: This site allows you to check the license on all state-licensed health professionals an carries extensive profiles on doctors, including disciplinary actions and some malpractice information. This site is sponsored by the Florida Department of Health.

Florida Department of Insurance: This site allows you to find out a list of malpractice settlements on doctors, hospitals, and other professionals. This site is sponsored by the Florida Department of Insurance.

Georgetown Consumer Guide to Insurance: Thanks to a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Georgetown University Institute for Health Care Research and Policy has written a consumer guide for getting and keeping health insurance for each state.  These Consumer Guides are available at this web site and will be updated periodically as changes in federal and state policy warrant. This site is sponsored by Georgetown University.

Go Ask Alice: The Dear Abby of healthcare providing an interactive question and answer health service. This site is sponsored by Columbia University Health Services.

Hardin Meta Directory of Internet Resources: This site contains a comprehensive and authoritative directory of links to medical Web sites listed by category of condition or specialty.  This site is sponsored by Hardin Library (University of Iowa).

Health A to Z: This site provides health and wellness content, addiction and recovery, consumer health databases and health news headlines. This site is sponsored by Health A to Z.

Health Answers: This site provides health news from Reuters, bulletin boards, ask a nurse or counselor, list of professional organizations, along with online FAQs. This site is sponsored by Orbis-AHCN, L.L.C.

HealthAxis.com:
This site provides Web-direct insurance application and approval, personal insurance advice from experts.  This site is sponsored by HealthAxis.com.

Healthcare News Server: This site reports news about the healthcare industry. This site is sponsored by The Business Word, Inc.

Health Grades.com: This site provides a directory of specialty-specific outcomes data for hospitals across the country along with health and wellness information. This site is sponsored by HealthGrades.com.

Health OnLine: This site is a private-labeled website which includes a physician registry to find a physician.   This site is sponsored by Health OnLine, Inc.

Health Plan Directory: This site provides access to a listing of all health plans by state and city. This site is sponsored by The Doctor Directory, Inc.

Health Street: This site provides information to find and compare physicians, search for insurance providers, along with reviews of hospitals. This site is sponsored by HealthStreet Interactive.

Hospital Directory: This site provides a list of virtually every hospital in the US by state and city. This site is sponsored by The Doctor Directory, Inc.

Hospital Select: This site provides a directory of hospitals (searchable by name and location). This site is sponsored by Medical-Net, Inc.

Hospital Web: This site provides links to every hospital with a web site. This site is sponsored by the Dept of Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare (JCAHO): This site provides info about JCAHO, news, publications, accreditation information and performance reports for JCAHO accredited organizations/hospitals. This site is sponsored by The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare.

Medical Cost and Quality Assistance Site (MECQA): This siteintends to help consumers evaluate the cost and quality of health care services. It allows consumers to find and compare dentists, physicians, outpatient facilities, hospitals or insurance companies, as well as listing competitive benchmark pricing by procedure. This site is sponsored by Medical Cost and Quality Assistance Site (MECQA)

MedSeek: This site provides an internet directory of physicians, medical services and health resources.  This site is sponsored by Medseek.

National Committee for Quality Assurance: This site provides news and information about NCQA including a searchable online list of accredited health plans, guides for selecting a healthcare plan for consumers and businesses. This site is sponsored by National Committee for Quality Assurance.

Publications/Medical Libraries

Arizona Health Sciences Library: This site provides databases and digital collections, journal articles and web resources. This site is sponsored by the University of Arizona.

Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries: This site provides organization info, news and events related to health science libraries along with internet resources. This site is sponsored by the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries.

British Journal of Medicine: This site provides selected articles from the journal, archives of past issues and classified ads. This site is sponsored by the British Medical Association (BMA).

Health Care Liability Alliance (HCLA): This site provides a collection of articles, position papers and information about healthcare legislation and liability laws. This site is sponsored by The Health Care Liability Alliance.

Journal of the American Medical Association: This site provides an online version of JAMA with abstracts of original articles and a searchable archives. This site is sponsored by the American Medical Association (AMA).

MedBookStore.com: This site provides an online healthcare bookstore including print, CD ROM and multimedia titles. This site is sponsored by Medsite Publishing.

Medcast Networks: This site provides online journals, e-newsletters, health industry and clinical news. This site is sponsored by Medcast Networks.

MedConnect: This site provides clinical articles and updates, along with consumer chats and health and medical databases. This site is sponsored by Medical Network, Inc.

Medical Illustrator’s Home Page: This site provides previews of medical illustrations and related services by subscribing artists. This site is sponsored by Susan Gilbert.

Medical Tribune: This site provides online healthcare news journal for medical professionals, past issues and links to healthcare resources. This site is sponsored by The New York Times Syndicate.

Modern Health Care: This site provides online version of healthcare business magazine, health news, selected articles online, along with archived issues.

MS/NBC Health News: This site provides health news, library of resources on health topics, along with bulletin boards. This site is sponsored by Microsoft and National Broadcasting Company.

National Journal Inc: This site is for a publisher of magazines, newsletters, books and directories including information on services and contact info. This site is sponsored by National Journal, Inc.

New England Journal of Medicine: This site provides online version containing complete text of selected articles from the current issue and extracts of other articles including past issues archived online. This site is sponsored by The Massachusetts Medical Society.

News Page: This site offers abstracts delivered by e-mail, fax or mail (for a fee). This site is sponsored by Individual, Inc.

News Tracker: This site provides an automated clipping service which tracks hundreds of Web periodicals. This site is sponsored by Excite, Inc.

PR Newswire-Health/Biotech: This site provides full test news releases from companies, institutions, government agencies and other sources of health/biotech info. This site is sponsored by PR Newswire.

Reuters Health Information Services: This site provides medical news, health news (for consumers), along with reviews of internet health sites. This site is sponsored by Reuters Health Information Services Electronic Publishing Group.

Pathfinder: This site provides an online magazine with health and wellness articles, contests, bulletin boards and ask the experts. This site is sponsored by Time Inc, New Media.

USA Today Healthline: This site provides daily and archived new updates from this national publication. This site is sponsored by USA Today.

WebMedLit: This site tracks over 22 medical journals and provides browsable archive of links to articles, arranged by categories such as cancer, medical economics, and women’s health along with abstracts and full text. This site is sponsored by Silver Platter Information, Inc and Physicians’ Home Page.

Your Health Daily (from the NY Times): This site is an excellent source of information including The New York Times healthcare coverage. This site is sponsored by The New York Times Syndicate, Inc.

Government Links

Center for Disease Control: This site provides many useful features including reference material for international travel. (hazards, health recommendations by country). This site is sponsored by The Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition: This site provides information from the FDA’s CFSAN on topics ranging from food safety, cosmetics, product labeling and proper nutrition.  This site is sponsored by the Food and Drug Administration.

Congressional Email Directory: This site allows you to send e-mail to any United States Senator, Congress Person or their representative.  This site is sponsored by webslingerZ and Jeffrey Hoffman

Department of Health and Human Services: This provides information on policy initiatives, new regulations, a searchable database of new laws relating to HHS and executive orders. This site is sponsored by Dept of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): This site provides online information about the workings of the EPA. This site is sponsored by US EPA.

Families USA-The Consumer Voice for Health Reform: This site provides consumer advocate information, reports, analysis and other information related to healthcare legislation.  This site is sponsored by Families USA.

FedWorld: This site provides a searchable directory of links to U.S. Government agencies and information sources including information systems, health delivery plans and other agencies.  This site is sponsored by National Technical Information Service (NTIS), Dept of Commerce.

Florida Department of Health: This site allows you to check the license on all state-licensed health professionals an carries extensive profiles on doctors, including disciplinary actions and some malpractice information. This site is sponsored by the Florida Department of Health.

Food and Drug Administration: This site provides resources such as press releases, articles, congressional testimony, and news in the medical field.  This site is sponsored by the Food and Drug Administration.

Health Care Financing Administration: This site provides Medicare and Medicaid information, regulations, and program summaries. This site is sponsored by the Health Care Financing Administration, Dept of Health and Human Services.

Health Care Publications Online: This site provides tons of information for patients and links to other government sites.   This site is sponsored by the Consumer Information Center.

Health Finder: This site provides consumer databases and medical dictionaries, health and wellness content, along with interactive assessment tools. This site is sponsored by the US Dept of Health and Human Services.

Health Forum: This site is sponsored by the government and provides a professional resources forum. Health Forum enhances the capacity of leaders to improve health through shared knowledge, innovative solutions and market insights.  This site is sponsored through The Healthcare Forum and the American Hospital Association’s publishing and data and information subsidiaries.

Intergovernmental Health Policy Project: This site links to an organization providing research and reporting on healthcare policy at the state and local level.  This site is sponsored by the National Conference of State Legislatures.

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: This site provides healthcare and medical statistics from around the world, tables and a searchable index and downloadable articles in Adobe Acrobat format. This site is sponsored by The Centers for Disease Control.

National Center for Health Statistics: This site provides statistical health information along with news releases, fact sheets, electronic products and publications. This site is sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Center for Health Statistics.

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information: This site provides information on drug prevention including fact sheets, brochures, posters, and video tapes along with drug abuse statistics. This site is sponsored by Center for Substance Abuse Prevention of the US Dept of Health and Human Services.

National Health Information Center: This site provides a health information referral service, as well as toll free numbers of health organizations, agencies and downloadable publications. This site is sponsored by National Health Information Center/Dept of Health and Human Services.

National Institutes of Health: This site provides NIH health resources such as clinical alerts, Women’s Health Initiatives, grants, online library catalogs and journals. This site is sponsored by the National Institute of Health.

National Library of Medicine: This site provides online access to the library’s databases and a catalog of the library’s holdings. This site is sponsored by the US National Library of Medicine/NIH.

Nutrition.gov: This site gives information on nutrition, healthy eating, physical activity and food safety. This site is sponsored by The US Government/USDA.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration: This site is updated weekly  with publications, compliance regulations and related material released by OSHA along with links to other health and safety related sites.

Pubmed: This site allows you to search the National Library of Medicine’s database for any medical topic of interest to you. This site is sponsored by The National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine.

Social Security Administration: This site provides access to documents, forms, news releases, and other government resources relevant to SSA, summaries of rulings and legislative actions affecting SSA programs. This site is sponsored by the US Social Security Administration.

Supreme Court Decisions: This site provides short versions of Supreme Court decisions since 1990, searchable by keyword or subject and other legal resources. This site is sponsored by the Legal Information Institute, Cornell Law School.

THOMAS-Legislative Information on the Internet: This site provides access to what’s happening in the House and Senate, full text of all House and Senate resolutions, access to the Congressional Record and links to Congressional internet sites and government resource sites. This site is sponsored by The US Congress, Library of Congress.

US Department of Education: This site provides education department news items, publications and products, legislative initiatives, statistics and links to other sites.  This site is sponsored by the US Department of Education.

World Health Organization: This site provides WHO information, links to WHO regional offices, excerpts from WHO reports, and international travel health information along with over 100 links to health-related sites. This site is sponsored by The World Health Organization.

WWW Virtual Library-US Government Information: This site provides direct access to the appropriate government sources. This site is sponsored by the National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC).

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