Medical Sites


Users of health sites (and all sites for that matter), other than medical journals sites, need to be cautious about what information they provide and which sites they use. Security issues are a factor in Internet sites obtaining information about the users because leaky browser software might inadvertently allow personal information to be captured. Banner advertising can also gathers personal information without Internet surfers being aware that it's happening. You should be aware that Internet sites of unethical host can often obtain your identity even if you do not register with the site.

MD Consult   This is an excellent site that permits a 10 day free trial and thereafter charges a $19.95 monthly subscription fee. The site provides unlimited access to medical journals, reference books, clinical practice guidelines, and drug information.
Medical World
Medical Graphics  
British Medical Journal
National Center for Biotechnology Information
National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
National Library of Medicine Pub Med This site is one of the largest database and document retrieval service for medical and health-related abstracts.
National Library of Medicine MedLine Plus This is a National Library of Medicine's user-friendly site with health topics/issues organized by name and topic; the site link here is to the Medline database.
Merck Manual This is a searchable online version of this primary  reference guide.
OncoLink U. of Penn. Cancer Center This site has extensive information on cancer.
Medscape This site is for consumers and professionals; includes full-text, peer-reviewed articles, medical news, and Medline; requires registration.
AOL com Health This is a well-organized site for basic research.
Medical Matrix This site is indexed and searchable catalog of medical resources by specialty and disease, clinical practice, literature, education, technology, and professionals; requires initial registration, though subscription is free.
Internet Grateful Med This is a site produced by the National Library of Medicine
Health Gate This site is a subscription access to Medline and other databases of medical information, including prescription drugs.
Mayo Clinic This site provides a daily update of medical news and information.
Health Finder This is a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services site providing links to online medical journals and databases.
John Hopkins This site provides free search for drug information.
YAHOO Health This site provides lists of medical resources on the Web.
Journal of the National Medical Association The publications section of this site is undergoing an expansion.  At the present go to National Library of Medicine Pub Med for articles from the publication of this association.
WebMD This is both a consumer and professional site.
Harvard Health Publications
Federal Drug Administration
Medical News on the Net Various news sources.
New England Journal of Medicine   
Nature Published by Macmillan
The Lancet
British Medical Journal  
Science Online AAAS
Cell  Cell Press
Annals of Internal Medicine ACP
Journal Watch Massachusetts Med Society
Journal of the American Medical Association JAMA
Physician's Weekly  
WebMedLit  This site tracks the latest issues of some 20 medical journals.
MD Digests Summaries from top five medical publication.
Medical News Weekly Published by Henderson
Leeds Infectious Disease Newsletter M. Schweiger
News from Johns Hopkins Medicine
Dr Koop  
Just Med
Gold Standard Multimedia Clinical Pharmacology Virtual Human Gallery in 3D
The American Academy of Pediatrics Journal
The Association for Health Services
American Medical Association
Better Health
Family Practice Management
Journal of the American Medical Women’s Association (JAMWA)
March of Dimes
Male Health Center
National Center for Disease Control & Prevention
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Mental Health Association
On Health
Dental Information

Other Useful Medical Sites


Administration on Aging
American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
American Geriatrics Society

Family AIDS Network
Gay Men’s Health Crisis
H.O.P.E. Foundation
Red Ribbon International Web-site
Students That Care
The Body: AIDS & HIV Information Resource

ALS - Lou Gehrig's Disease
ALS Association
People who suffer from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (PALS)

Allergy & Asthma Network
American Academy of Allergies, Asthma & Immunology
National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute

Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine On-line
Alternative Health News On-line
Expanded dictionary of metaphysical healthcare
Natural Health and Longevity Research Center
Soil and Health Electronic Library
Southwest School of Botanical Medicine

Alzheimer’s Association
Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR)
Alzheimer’s Disease Society

AMC Cancer Research Center & Foundation
American Cancer Society
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Breast Cancer Reduction Guidelines
Cancer Research Center of America
Cancer Research Institute
National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organization (NABCO)
National Cancer Institute
The Ronald McDonald House
Strang Cancer Prevention Center
Talking with your child about Cancer

Children's Health
The American Academy of Pediatrics Journal
American Society for Deaf Children
The Association for the Help of Retarded Children
Blind Children’s Learning Center
Childhood Leukemia Foundation
Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International
National Children’s Leukemia Foundation
Project Fit America
The Ronald McDonald House
Students That Care
Talking with your child about Cancer

Cholesterol – High Cholesterol
MedPed & Inherited High Cholesterol Foundation
The Cholesterol Myths

Cystic Fibrosis
Boomer Esiason Foundation
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
International Association of Cystic Fibrosis Adults (IACFA)
National Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Committee

Alberta Foundation for Diabetes Research (AFDR)
American Diabetes Association
Diabetes Action Research and Education Foundation (DAREF)
Diabetes Research Institute
Family’s Guide to Diabetes
Joslin Diabetes Center
Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease

The American Dietetic Association
Calorie Control Council
The Diet Law Information Page
Diet & Weight Loss/Fitness Home Page

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
International Food Information Council (IFIC)
The Weigh It Is

Eating Disorders
The Academy for Eating Disorders
The American Anorexia/Bulimia Association, Inc
Eating Disorders Awareness & Prevention Link

Fitness & Exercise
American Council on Exercise
Bodies in Motion…Minds at Rest
Fitness On-line
National Gym Association (NGA)
Project Fit America
Shape Up America!

Heart Disease
American Heart Association
Congenital Heart Anomalies
Congenital Heart Disease Information & Resources
Left Heart Matters
National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute

Bone Marrow Donors Worldwide
Childhood Leukemia Foundation
Leukemia Research Foundation
Leukemia Society of America
National Children’s Leukemia Foundation

Meningitis Foundation
Meningitis Foundation of America
Symptoms of Meningitis

Men's Health
American Hair Loss Center
Breast Cancer in Men – Information Page
Hair Today
Impotence World Association
Men’s Health Center
Men’s Health Network
The Testicular Cancer Resource Center
Prostate Help Association
Successfully Treating Impotence

Multiple Sclerosis
Computer Literate Advocates for Multiple Sclerosis
International MS Support Foundation
National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Muscular Dystrophy
Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)
Muscular Dystrophy Family Foundation (MDFF)
The Muscular Dystrophy Group
Parent to Parent Support for Muscular Dystrophy

Foundation for Osteoporosis Research and Education (FORE)
National Osteoporosis Foundation
Osteoporosis & Related Bone Diseases ~ National Resource Center
Osteoporosis in Men

Parkinson's Disease
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
National Parkinson Foundation
Parkinson’s Disease Foundation

American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Fit Pregnancy Magazine
Humana Beginnings
International Council on Infertility Information Dissemination
The Labor of Love
One Man’s View of Pregnancy
Not me, Not now
Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Pregnancy and Childbirth Organization
Pregnancy Daily
The Pregnancy Place
Surrogate Mothers Online
Trying to Conceive
Ultimate Pregnancy Page

Women’s Health
The American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA)
Foundation for Osteoporosis Research and Education (FORE)
HERS Foundation – Hysterectomy Educational Resources & Services
Journal of the American Medical Women’s Association (JAMWA)
Menopause Information & Resources
National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organization (NABCO)
National Women’s Health Information Center (NWHIC)
Society for the advancement of women’s health research
Women for Sobriety, Inc.

Blood Supply Centers
America’s Blood Centers
National Blood Service
New York Blood Center
United Blood Services

American Society for Deaf Children
The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf
Better Hearing Institute

Flu Alert
Kaiser Permanente

Mental Retardation/Physical Disability
The Association for the Help of Retarded Children
Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center
People, Inc.

The Migraine Pane

No-Smoking Sites
American Lung Association
National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute
The No Smoke Café

Al-Anon & Alateen
Alcoholics Anonymous
Staying Cyber (discussion group)
Women for Sobriety, Inc.

Vision Impairment
American Foundation for the Blind
Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired
Blind Children’s Learning Center
Lighthouse International

Medical Graphics This is a subscription-based service providing access to over 10,000 searchable medical illustrations and ready-made exhibits.
LifeArt This is another fee-based site of medical images.
Health on the Net Foundation This provides links to medical images of the human body.
Visible Human Project at the National Library of Medicine   This is a digital image data set, in progress, of a complete human male and female cadaver in MRI, CT and anatomical modes; requires a license agreement with explanation of your intended use.
AMA's Atlas of the Human Body This is a basic educational site accompanied by medical illustrations.
Medical Legal Art