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Topics Health Agencies Medical
Health Businesses, Providers and Agencies Websites
http://www.BioMedSearch.com - BioMedSearch is a biomedical search engine that contains NIH/PubMed documents, plus a large collection of theses, dissertations, and other publications not found anywhere else for free, making it the most comprehensive free search on the web.
Health Finder - healthfinder® is a free guide to reliable health information, by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
AllRefer Health - Medical resource provides reliable and comprehensive
information and news on diseases, symptoms, tests, surgeries, injuries,
nutrition, medications, and poisons. Focuses on family and community
Cancer Society - The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide,
community- based voluntary health organization. This site has a
large amount of information regarding cancer and links to other
cancer related sites.
Diabetes Association - The nation's leading nonprofit health
organization providing diabetes research, diabetes education and
advocacy for people with diabetes. The American Diabetes Association
provides information on children with diabetes, coping with diabetes
complications, gestational diabetes, nutrition and diabetic recipes.
Lung Association - patient and disease education, with special
emphasis on asthma, tobacco control and environmental health.
AtHealth - Mental health information, directory of psychiatrists, psychologists,
counselors, social workers, and therapists, treatment facilities,
and self-help resources.
Research Foundation - The Cancer Research Foundation of America
website provides information on preventable cancers such as lung
cancer, colorectal cancer, breast cancer, cervical cancer, and skin
(Center for Disease Control) - The Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead federal agency for
protecting the health and safety of people. Large data bank of health
and disease information.
http://www.drugalert.org - a comprehensive database featuring information and news alerts about potentially dangerous drugs currently on the market or previously available worldwide. The Web site is dedicated to keeping the public informed about drug recalls, side effects, and pending litigation associated with various drugs and their manufacturers.
FamilyDoctor.org - Health information for the whole family from the American
Academy of Family Physicians.
FDA.gov - Information about food, drugs, recalls, and products from the
Food and Drug Administration.
HealthCentral - The latest news, in-depth features, health calculators,
support groups, information and resources you need to help you and
your family live healthier lives. Whether you want to start a new
exercise program or just got the diagnosis, drkoop.com can help
you make the most of your health.
Healthfinder - your guide to reliable health information.
Information Database of National Institutes of Health (NIH) - NIH is one of the world's foremost medical research centers. An agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the NIH is the Federal focal point for health research. The NIH website offers health information for the public as well as medical professionals. There's extensive information on funding opportunities and links to the many Institutes and Centers that make-up NIH such as the National Cancer Institute and the National Library of Medicine.
Immunizations - Immunization information from The National Immunization Program
(NIP) which is a part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
on Environmental Problems - Environmental Problem Resources
for information on environmental problems for an index of over 125
environmental issues with relevant contacts within our department
and elsewhere on the WWW.
Hopkins Medical School - List of conditions and treatments
& Lymphoma Society - source of information relating to leukemia,
lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease,myeloma and other blood related diseases.
Lifeline - Lifeline Systems, Inc. is the leading provider of Emergency Response
Systems and Medical Alarms for the at home elderly, enhancing their
independence and quality of life. Lifeline allows older individuals
to live alone while maintaining 24 hour access to the support of
friends, family members, or emergency services. Lifeline's caring
supportive service is a valuable source of reassurance for someone
Clinic - A comprehensive resource for timely and accurate medical
information from experts at Mayo Clinic.
Medline - A database of more than 11 million bibliographic citations and
abstracts in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary
medicine, health care systems, and preclinical sciences, as well
as, additional life science journals.
Mental Health - Mental Health Matters: Information and resources about mental health issues for consumers, professionals, students and supporters.
Cancer Institute - Rich source of material about cancer, its
causes, treatment, clinical trials, statistics, and research programs.
Foundation for Infectious Disease - Large list of factsheets
regarding immunizations and infectious diseases.
Health Information Center (DHHS) - THE NATIONAL HEALTH INFORMATION
CENTER is a health information referral service. NHIC puts health
professionals and consumers who have health questions relating to
health promotion, diseases, and disease prevention, in touch with
those organizations that are best able to provide answers.
Heart, Lung and Blood Institute - This site contains information
for professionals and the general public about heart and vascular
diseases, lung diseases, blood diseases and resources, and sleep
disorders. Included are fact sheets on prevention and control of
diseases, clinical guidelines, medical alerts, press releases, and
scientific resources and training information for biomedical investigators
and students. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute is a
part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health.
(National Institute of Health) - This is the official web site
of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The National Institutes
of Health is one of the world's foremost medical research centers.
An agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the
NIH is the Federal focal point for health research. NIH is the steward
of biomedical and behavioral research for the Nation. Its mission
is science in pursuit of fundamental knowledge about the nature
and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge
to extend healthy life and reduce the burdens of illness and disability.
(New York Online Access to Health) - New York Online Access
to Health is dedicated to your health and well-being. NOAH seeks
to provide high quality full-text health information for consumers
that is accurate, timely, relevant and unbiased.
Donar - The official site dedicated to education about how to
become an Organ and Tissue Donor.
(Physician's Desk Reference) Home Page - For more than 50 years,
doctors have relied upon the Physicians' Desk Reference for the
latest drug information. Today that trusted knowledge is available
to doctors and their patients on the Web. PDR's Getting Well Network
provides reliable answers to important health questions. Use this
site to learn more about detecting, preventing, and treating a variety
of medical conditions.
QuackWatch - Your Guide to Health Fraud, Quackery, and Intelligent Decisions.
Procedures - Current and accurate information about diagnostic
radiology. Learn how exams are performed, what patients might experience
and how to prepare for exams and more.
WebMD - WebMD is a leading consumer-focused healthcare information Web
site. Their mission is to provide the most objective, credible and
trusted healthcare information and to help people play an active
role in managing their own health. Consumers can access health news,
articles, research reports, condition-specific centers and support
communities, interactive tools and programs, as well as online health
and lifestyle product catalogues and ordering services.
National HIV Testing Resources from the CDC.
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Red Cross - News, donations, community services, tissue donations,
and volunteer information
Best Drug Rehabilitation - Residential Treatment for Alcohol and Other Drugs/Addictions located in Manistee, MI
Home Health Care - CareGivers Home Health Care, a licensed home
health care provider. Serving Upstate New York and Western Pennsylvania,
including Buffalo, Canandaigua, Jamestown, Liverpool (Syracuse),
Horseheads (Elmira), Utica, Watertown, Rome, Canton, Binghamton,
Rochester, and Erie PA.
Lakes Visiting Nurses Association - Finger Lakes Visiting Nurse
Service is full service Medicare and Medicaid certified home health
agency serving Ontario and Wayne counties in the Finger Lakes region
of New York State. We also provide Certified Hospice services to
residents in Ontario and Yates counties; as well as Long Term Home
Health Care services in Yates, Wayne and Seneca counties.
County ARC - Helping and enhancing the quality of life and self-esteem
of people with developmental disabilities by providing them with
meaningful employment opportunities. The Arc offers a variety of
services which are designed to enhance the independence and self-sufficiency
of our program participants.
Ontario County Public Health - Ontario County Public Health Services administers a wide variety of programs and services designed to meet the needs of the public. This site will give you the information you need about their different programs and the answers to questions you may have regarding public health.
Department of Health and Human Services - This is the United
States Federal Government Web Site of the Department of Health and
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Local Health Businesses and Providers
Canandaigua Orthopaedic Associates - Canandaigua Orthopaedics' medical services are specific to that portion of medicine known as Orthopaedics. This site offers information regarding disorders of the musculoskeletal system involving problems with the bones and joints of the arms and legs, as well as related structures, nerves, ligaments, tendons and muscles.
Springs Hearing Center - Clifton Springs Hearing Center, Inc.
is a Audiology practice, specializing in advanced and comprehensive
diagnostic testing and high technology hearing aid dispensing for
all patient populations.
Partners of Western New York - Dermatology Partners is a full
service dermatology center featuring Laser Hair Removal and a full
range of dermatologic services.
Lakeside ENT - This site is dedicated to the teaching of issues
relating to Otolaryngology.
Health - Provides a full range of acute and long term care health
services to residents of the Finger Lakes region in Upstate New
Lakes Otolaryngology (ENT) - Internet site for W. Bradley Simmons,
M.D., and John F. Centonze, M.D.
Thompson Hospital - Thompson Health is the parent corporation
overseeing the operation of seven affiliate health care organizations
on a variety of campuses in Ontario, Livingston and Yates Counties.
The corporations include FF Thompson Hospital (113-acute care beds),
FF Thompson Continuing Care Center (188-beds), Finger Lakes Community
Care Network, Inc., FFTH Properties, Inc., FF Thompson Foundation,
Ontario County Advanced Life Support, FFT Senior Communities, Inc.
and in partnership with its physicians, co-own FLCCN-IPA.
Borg & Ide Imaging - Information for patients, families and referring
physicians about Ide Radiology, their services and procedures.
of Rochester Medical Center - The University of Rochester Medical
Center is at the heart of medical knowledge and expertise for Central
New York State and the Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York.
It includes the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry,
the School of Nursing, the Eastman Dental Center, the University
of Rochester Medical Faculty Group, Strong Memorial Hospital and
the Children's Hospital at Strong.
Other Medical Practices
Dyson Pediatrics - Pediatrics practice in Tuscon, AZ. Facts about flouride varnish.
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Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology - Web resource for
patient information regarding allergies, immunology and asthma.
Academy of Pediatrics - Information on child health, safety
and advocacy for babies, children, teens and adolescents.
Academy of Ophthalomology - The American Academy of Ophthalmology
(AAO) offers Find an EyeM.D., an on-line listing of member ophthalmologists
practicing in the United States and abroad.
Association of Neurological Surgeons - Health Resources pages
provide valuable neurosurgical information for the general public
and healthcare community, including patients and physicians and
Board of Medical Specialties - The American Board of Medical
Specialties (ABMS) is the umbrella organization for the 24 approved
medical specialty boards in the United States. Established in 1933,
the ABMS serves to coordinate the activities of its Member Boards
and to provide information to the public, the government, the profession
and its Members concerning issues involving specialization and certification
Board of Internal Medicine - Founded in 1936, the American Board
of Internal Medicine is the only recognized board in the specialty
of internal medicine and is one of the 24 certifying boards of the
American Board of Medical Specialties. The ABIM is an independent,
non-profit organization whose certificate is recognized throughout
the world as signifying a high level of physician competence.
Heart Association National Center - Check out news releases
and advisories or search our archives. Source of all sorts of information
about your heart or read a brief history of the American Heart Association.
College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology - Allergy, Asthma &
Immunology is an information and news service for patients, parents
of patients, purchasers of group health programs, the news media,
and others interested in the allergic diseases. The site is maintained
by allergists, the specialists who treat allergies and asthma, and
their professional organization, the American College of Allergy,
Asthma & Immunology.
College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - ACOG is a nonprofit
organization of women's health care physicians advocating highest
standards of practice, continuing member education and public awareness
of women's health care issues.
College of Preventative Medicine - The American College of Preventive
Medicine (ACPM) is the national professional society for physicians
committed to disease prevention and health promotion. Specialists
in preventive medicine are uniquely trained in both clinical medicine
and public health. They have the skills needed to understand and
reduce the risks of disease, disability and death in individuals
and in population groups.
College of Surgeons - The American College of Surgeons is a
scientific and educational association of surgeons that was founded
in 1913 to improve the quality of care for the surgical patient
by setting high standards for surgical education and practice.
American Medical Association - The American Medical Association
(AMA) is the nation's leader in promoting professionalism in medicine
and setting standards for medical education, practice, and ethics.
Patients will find a wealth of information that will help them lead
healthy lives and become an active participant in their health care--from
nutritional and fitness articles to content about specific medical
diseases and conditions. This section also contains the latest-breaking
News From the AMA and information about upcoming meetings and events.
Psychiatric Association - Source of information about mental
health and illness.
Society of Plastic Surgeons - The American Society of Plastic
Surgeons (ASPS) and Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation (PSEF)
offer education on plastic surgery (cosmetic and reconstructive)
and help patients find board-certified plastic surgeons
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