is a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) project that
offers the latest federally approved information on HIV/AIDS clinical
research, treatment and prevention, and medical practice guidelines
for people living with HIV/AIDS, their families and friends, health
care providers, scientists, and researchers.
Clinical Trials: AIDSinfo offers information
on federally and privately funded clinical trials for AIDS patients
and others infected with HIV. AIDS clinical trials evaluate experimental
drugs and other therapies for adults and children at all stages of
HIV infection - from patients who are HIV positive
with no symptoms to those with various symptoms of AIDS.
Medical Guidelines: AIDSinfo serves as the
main dissemination point for federally approved HIV treatment and
prevention guidelines, AIDSinfo provides information about
the current treatment regimens for HIV infection and AIDS-related
illnesses, including the prevention of HIV transmission from occupational
exposure and mother-to-child transmission during pregnancy.
The Alzheimer’s Association, the world leader in
Alzheimer research and support, is the first and largest voluntary
health organization dedicated to finding prevention methods, treatments
and an eventual cure for Alzheimer’s.
DoctorFinder provides you with basic professional
information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States.
This includes more than 690,000 doctors.
American Academy of Allergy
Asthma and Immunology http://www.aaaai.org
The AAAAI Web site provides many resources for
patients and for healthcare professionals, including Ask the Expert,
Sheets, Topic of the
Month, Tips to Remember
robust site with information for patient, family and friends, survivors,
health information seekers, professionals, and supporters treatments,
statistics, clinical testing, and coping are just a few of the many
topics that are covered.
The American Diabetes Association is the nation's
leading nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research,
information and advocacy. The
mission of the Association is to prevent and cure diabetes and to
improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.
American Fibromyalgia Syndrome Association http://www.afsafund.org
The American Fibromyalgia Syndrome Association web site focuses on education,
research, and patient advocacy for fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue
American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is a national voluntary
health agency whose mission is to reduce disability and death from
cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
The site provides abundant educational information and publications
including CPR and ECC.
SIDS Institute http://www.sids.org
The American SIDS Institute
web site provides research, clinical services, education, and family
American Stroke Association
The American Stroke Association is the division
of the American Heart Association that's solely focused on reducing
disability and death from stroke through research, education, fund
raising and advocacy.
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Association (ALSA) http://www.alsa.org
ALSA covers all the bases - research, patient and
community services, public education, and advocacy - in providing
help and hope to those facing the disease.
The Arthritis Foundation is the only national
not-for-profit organization that supports the more than 100 types
of arthritis and related conditions with advocacy, programs, services
Society of America http://www.autism-society.org
ASA is dedicated to increasing
public awareness about autism and the day-to-day issues faced by individuals
with autism, their families and the professionals with whom they interact.
The Society and its chapters share a common mission of providing information
and education, and supporting research and advocating for programs
and services for the autism community.
The La Leche League International mission is: To
help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support,
encouragement, information, and education and to promote a better
understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy
development of the baby and mother.
Chrohn’s and Colitis Foundation
of America http://ccfa.org
The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America is
a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the
cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
The site includes research, disease information, and clinical
CMC – Scranton
Community Medical Center Healthcare System is a
leading provider of quality healthcare services in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
A not-for-profit corporation located in Scranton, CMC offers a complete
continuum of educational, diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitative
services and programs.
FertilityPlus is a non-profit website for patient information on trying
to conceive. We are not professionals, but rather are providing information
that is written by patients for patients. Reader participation in
some of our materials — such as FAQs recalling personal experiences
— is welcome.
site covers how to give first aid in emergency situations;
more than 50 topics covered.
Geisinger is a physician-led
health care system, dedicated to health care, education, research
and service spanning 40 counties of 20,000 square
miles and serving 2.5 million people.
Lehigh Valley Hospital
One of the largest teaching facilities in Pennsylvania,
Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network (LVHHN) offers practicing
professionals a vast array of services and expertise to meet the health
care needs of their patients.
Medical Dictionary Online
A free online medical dictionary search engine
for definitions of medical terminology, pharmaceutical drugs, healthcare
equipment, health conditions, medical devices, specialty terms and
Plus: Drugs, Supplements, and Herbal Information
Information: Browse by first letter of generic or brand name drug.
Menopause Online provides up-to-date, easy-to-use
information to help you transition through the "change of life."
National Breast Cancer Foundation,
The National Breast
Cancer Foundation mission is to save lives by increasing awareness
of breast cancer through education and by providing mammograms for
those in need.
National Center for Complimentary
and Alternative Medicine http://nccam.nih.gov
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative
Medicine (NCCAM) is dedicated to exploring complementary and alternative
healing practices in the context of rigorous science training complementary
and alternative medicine researchers disseminating authoritative information
to the public and professionals
National Down Syndrome Society
The mission of the
National Down Syndrome Society is to benefit people with Down syndrome
and their families through national leadership in education,
and advocacy. This site provides research and information
resources for the layperson and professional.
National Mental Health Association http://www.nmha.org
The National Mental Health Association web site
provides advocacy, public education, research, service, and support
organizations to those who suffer from mental illness.
National Parkinson Foundation http://www.parkinson.org
The Mission of the National Parkinson Foundation is: to find
the cause of and the cure for Parkinson disease through research;
to improve the quality of life for persons with Parkinson and their
caregivers; to educate persons with Parkinson, their caregivers, healthcare
professionals, and the general public about Parkinson disease and
easy access to the best food and nutrition information from across
the federal government. It serves as a gateway to reliable information
on nutrition, healthy eating, physical activity, and food safety for
consumers, educators and health professionals.
G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation’s award-winning Web site provides
up-to-the-minute information about research findings, local outreach programs, volunteer opportunities,
events and Komen Foundation programs and partners. In addition, the site offers:
about breast health and breast cancer
grassroots and community outreach programs
of events with
ways to get involved
forums for family,
friends, and survivors to share and support one anotherResources
for breast cancer
news and research
United Cerebral Palsy
United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) is the leading source
of information on cerebral palsy
and is a pivotal advocate for the rights of persons with any disability.
As one of the largest health charities in America, the UCP mission
is to advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship
of people with disabilities through an affiliate network. This site provides educational information, health and wellness
information, as well as research and clinical trial information.