Selected Web sites compiled
by Amy Prendergast, Reference Librarian & Science and Technology Bibliographer
Medline | Health Reference | Drugs
| Health Information | Directories
| Statistics | Meta-Sites
: National Library of Medicine free public access to Medline.
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.
: 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.
- 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
Dr. Koop's Community : Includes a Medical
Encyclopedia with information on health and medical conditions.
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
- 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.
: 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.
- AMA Physician Select
: American Medical Association's searchable directory of U.S. physicians
- American Hospital Directory
- 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.
BioMedNet : Access to online journals
and databases and an online job exchange - requires one-time free
MEDLINEplus Health Information :
Dictionaries, directories, drug information and links to health
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
or call (251) 460-7025
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Last updated 10/05/2005.ap
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