Hurricane Katrina: What you can do -- Questions and answers from the Mayo Clinic Staff.
Coping with Global Uncertainty
-- Coping well with the uncertainty of war, terrorism and related events around the world takes some planning and deliberate consideration.
New York City Department of Health on the WTC Disaster -- This web site as part of an ongoing effort to address
public health concerns raised by the World Trade Center disaster.
What To Do If You Receive An Anthrax Threat -- Info from the US Postal Service.
Articles and Information:
Ever Had Trouble Understanding Your Doctor? --
Do not be afraid to ask for help.
Be An Informed Consumer -- On mental health care needs.
Protected or Neglected? -- A Preventable Disease "Report Card" on Older Adults Shows Few
Passing Grades. Children get much better grades than adults over 65 for
immunization against vaccine-preventable diseases.
Online Service Offers Quick Answers to
Questions About Hospital Care -- HCUPnet—that permits policymakers, researchers and others to send
questions about inpatient hospital care in the United States over the Internet and receive answers within
Chart Your Family Medical History and Risks:
JamesLink -- Personalized Cancer Risk Assessment.
Designed to help you learn more about your cancer risk and steps you can take to focus your prevention efforts.
Generational Health -- Tool to help you trace your family's medical history and become better informed about health conditions that may affect your own health and that of your family.
My Family Health History -- A downloadable tool from the U.S. Surgeon General to help you learn about and use your family's health history.
Online Medical Information Resources:
Achoo -- On-line Healthcare Services. A web directory and information resource for
professionals and consumers of the medical community.
The American Academy Of Family Physicians
American College of Physicians -- Internal medicine. Doctors for adults.
ARInternet Knowledge on Demand -- Internet access and services of specific interest to technical professionals and students in science, engineering,
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- A Division of the United States Department of Health and Human Services.
Chinese Medicine Basice -- At Acupuncture.Com - Gateway to Chinese Medicine, Health and Wellness.
Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center -- For researchers, consumers, support and advocacy, health professionals, etc.
GuideStar -- Database of more than 850,000 U.S. nonprofit organizations. A project of Philanthropic Research, Inc.
Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man -- Info on genes and
genetic disorders. Intended for use primarily by physicians and other professionals concerned with genetic disorders, by genetics
researchers, and by advanced students in science and medicine.
Hardin MD -- Meta directory of Internet health resources from the University of Iowa.
Mayo Clinic Online -- The Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research.
Medical Reference Library
Medical Computing Today -- a computing and related technologies site created for physicians and other health care professionals.
Medical Student.com -- A digital library of authoritative medical information for all students of medicine.
Medline -- Health information from the U.S. National Library of Medicine
National Network of Libraries of Medicine
NORD Rare Disease
Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center -- Information for patients and their families, health care professionals, biomedical researchers, and the general public.
OncoLink -- A University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center Resource.
Online Medical Events -- Calendar for medical professionals, most are free, but some require registration.
UCLA Cancer Center
World Health Organization