Health


Selected Web sites compiled by Amy Prendergast, Reference Librarian & Science and Technology Bibliographer

Medline | Health Reference | Drugs | Health Information | Directories | Statistics | Meta-Sites

Medline

PubMed : National Library of Medicine free public access to Medline.

Health Reference

Gray's "Anatomy of the Human Body" : Classic anatomy reference includes images.
Human Anatomy Online : Descriptions, images, and animations of body parts and systems.
Medical Dictionary Online : Medical , pharmaceutical, and healthcare terminology.
Merck Manual : The Merck Manual is a standard source for diagnosis and treatment of common disorders.

Drugs

Drugs@FDA : Catalog of FDA approved drug products.
RxList: The Internet Drug Index : Searchable source for information on prescription drugs.
U.S. Pharmacopeia : Source for standards and other information on drugs and dietary supplements.

Other Health Information

AIDSinfo - HIV/AIDS Information : From the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services
American Cancer Society : Includes information for patients, cancer survivors, health professionals and consumers.
American Heart Association : Research and consumer information.
Arbor Nutrition Guide : Claims to be "the world's largest collection of Internet nutrition sources"
Biome: The Hub for Internet Resources in the Health and Life Sciences : Searchable catalog of selected sites.
CDC National Center for Environmental Health : Information about disease, disability, or injury as related to environmental health.
Dr. Koop's Community : Includes a Medical Encyclopedia with information on health and medical conditions.
Health A to Z : Articles on health and medical topics.
Healthfinder : U.S. Government produced source for health-related sites prescreened for accuracy.
HealthWeb : Topical list of health-related sites
NetWellness Home Page : Information about AIDS, cancer, diabetes, and other health topics.
Nutrient Data Laboratory : Data about nutrients and food composition including a searchable database.
Nutrition.gov : U.S.Government site with information on dietary guidelines, dietary supplements, food labels and more.
Virtual Hospital : Includes information for health providers, for patients, and for students.

Directories

AMA Physician Select : American Medical Association's searchable directory of U.S. physicians
American Hospital Directory

Statistics

Health, United States, 2004 : Annual report on national trends in health statistics
KFF State Health Facts Online
National Center for Health Statistics : Health statistics and information in many different formats.

Meta-Sites

BioMedNet : Access to online journals and databases and an online job exchange - requires one-time free registration.
MEDLINEplus Health Information : Dictionaries, directories, drug information and links to health organizations.
Medscape : Includes a medical dictionary and access to Medline.
MedWeb@Emory University : Contains consumer health information as well as academic and research resources.

For more detailed health and medical information on the Internet, visit the USA Biomedical Library homepage.

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