General Health Sites

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American Diabetes Association
The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: An Ounce of Prevention
Arming health educators and consumers with information as well as practical and useful tips on preventing infectious diseases, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's An Ounce of Prevention campaign's goal is to provide resources about handwashing, cleaning and disinfection, and other easy-to-follow steps in an effort to develop and maintain successful hand hygiene and cleaning practices.

Healthfinder
healthfinder® is a free guide to reliable consumer health and human services information, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Medical Matrix
Medical Matrix is a free directory of selected medical sites on the Internet.

MedSun (Medical Product Safety Network)

MedSun (Medical Product Safety Network) is designed to improve understanding of medical device use so that the FDA, healthcare facilities, clinicians, and manufacturers can better address safety concerns. Over 350 health care facilities, primarily hospitals, participate in the MedSun network. Trained MedSun Representatives from these sites come from Risk Management, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Biomedical/Clinical Engineering, Physicians and Nurses, Materials Management, and Surgical Services.

 

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (PREVline)
The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI) is the information service of the Center for Substance Abuse Control of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. NCADI is the world's largest resource for current information and materials concerning substance abuse.

OncoLink

OncoLink provides cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public accurate cancer-related information at no charge.

RxList
The RxList is an Internet drug index.

The Virtual Hospital is a digital health sciences library created to help meet the information needs of health care providers and patients. The goal of the Virtual Hospital digital library is to make the Internet a useful medical reference and health promotion tool for health care providers and patients. The digital library contains hundreds of books and brochures for health care providers and patients.