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Internal Medicine Useful Links

Diseases

The American College of Physicians provides information about diseases and conditions.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website provides a wealth of information about many health topics.

Mayo Clinic's website provides information on diseases and information and provides tips for a healthy lifestyle.

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke's website provides information on neurological disorders.

WebMD provides valuable health information, tools for managing your health, and support to those who seek information.

Geriatrics

American Association of Retired Persons - A national organization for senior citizens that provides resources and invaluable information on all aging issues.

Administration for Community Living - The United States Department of Health and Human Services Administration in Aging website provides information for elders and their families.

The United States Food and Drug Administration websites provides information for older people on arthritis, cancer, and nutrition.

The National Institute on Aging site provides links to publications, clinical trials, Alzheimer's disease information and aging organizations.

Health Maintenance and Prevention

The United States Food and Drug Administration site provides information on food safety, food labeling and nutrition as well as selected health topics.

Choose my Plate - Established by the United States Department of Agriculture, this site offers information regarding establishing and maintaining a healthy diet.

WHO Global Vaccine Safety - The Vaccine Safety Net is a network of websites aiming at facilitating public health authorities, health care professionals and the public to reliable information on vaccine safety on the Internet.

Medication

Drugs.com provides independent information on prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications and natural products, including a pill identifier and interactions checklist.

MedlinePlus provides extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and current health news.

Swissmedicinfo has the official product information for approved medications in Switzerland.

Safety

The American Association of Poison Control Center's site provides links to the nation's 60 poison centers and hotlines.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration site provides information and resources on highway safety.

Travel

CDC - Travel - Check this site before traveling abroad for important information on health-related topics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Women's Health

HealthyWomen - Named top women's health website by Good Housekeeping magazine; gives women the latest health information, including news updates, health tips, resources, and extensive coverage of hundreds of health topics.

The National Institute of Health's Osteoporosis and Related Bone Disease site provides information on osteoporosis and bone related disorders.

The National Cancer Institute site provides information about ovarian cancer, including risks, screening and prevention.

The National Cancer Institute site offers information about breast cancer, including treatment, prevention, genetics, clinical trials, screening and testing and related information.

Mental Health Disorder

PsychGuides - Information for the identification of symptoms and signs of psychological disorders, and effective treatment and recovery. Guides contain expert consensus guidelines for treatments and resources including relevant studies.

Caregiver Resources

The American Cancer Society site provides information to cancer patients and those who care for them.

Elder Care Link is a referral service that provides resources for local senior care services and providers that match the needs of an aging family member.