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  1. Egyptian Dental Association
  2. Egyptian Diabetes Association
  3. Egypt Heart Net
  4. Egyptian Orthodontic Society
  5. Egyptian Orthopedic Association
  6. Egyptian Psychiatric Association (EPA)
  7. Egyptian Society of Cardiology
  8. Egyptian Society of Hepatology, Gastroenterology & Infectious Diseases
  9. Egyptian Society for Joint Diseases and Arthritis


  1. All India Ophthalmological Society
  2. AAPI - American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin - USA.
  3. Action for Autism - a national charitable organisation providing support and services to persons with autism.
  4. Association of Otolaryngologists of India - Offers membership details, a newsletter, journal abstracts and a membership directory.
  5. Association of the Surgeons of India - Contains membership information, history, activities and a library of papers in association with the Indian Doctors Network
  6. Association of Plastic Surgeons of India
  7. AIPNA - Association for Indian Pathologists in North America.
  8. Andrology a rich source of current information covering all major aspects of andrology.
  9. Anjali Mukerjee Health - Total weight loss plans health food articles quick test.
  10. ASEI - American Society of Engineers of Indian origin.
  11. Association of Voluntary Blood Donors - AVBDWB motivates people to donate blood voluntarily through education.
  12. Avadh Action Centre - Health and safety center.
  13. B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga National Association - USA.
  14. Bite In - Dental Website.
  15. Blister Pack - Samarpan Fabricators.
  16. Blood Donors Directory - a exhaustive database of voluntary blood donors in Delhi.
  17. Bombay Ophthalmological Association
  18. Cardiological Society of India, Bangalore
  19. Cancer Patients Aid Association - total management of cancer.
  20. Cancer Patients Aid Association CPAA - to alleviate the suffering of the poor and needy cancer patients by providing total management of the disease.
  21. Christian Organisation for the Rural Educational and Economic Development COREED is a non-government facilitators of educational, health and economic development in rural South India, focusing on the State of Andhra Pradesh.
  22. Dental India includes journals, laboratories, manufacturers, associations, colleges, and more
  23. Doctor anywhere.com - DoctorAnywhere Consulting for Doctors.
  24. Emmanuel Hospital Association - working together to form a network of christian hospitals and health centres throughout North India.
  25. Eye Bank Association of India (EBAI) - non-governmental organisation focusing on combating corneal blindness.
  26. FORTE - Foundation for Organ Retreival and Transplant Education.
  27. Forum on Leprosy - opportunity of meeting leading leprologists.
  28. Guide to Home Remedies and First Aid - obtained from personal experiences and also from available data in medical literature.
  29. Health India - Leading online news bulletin for the Indian medical fraternity.
  30. Health-specific search engine A health-specific search engine, it also features an editorial, a list of medical associations and even student medical organisations
  31. Healthwindows - It lists healthcare organisations, schools, associations and lots more.
  32. HELP - Health Education Library for People.
  33. Himalaya Chemical Laboratory Pharmacy - Curing Eye Ailments.
  34. IAMAT - Those usually afraid of health-related problems in foreign
  35. India Aeromedical Services - emergency medical and rescue services.
  36. Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
  37. Indian Association of Surgical Oncologists - Part of the Association of Surgeons of India.
  38. Indian Council of Medical Research
  39. Indian Health Organisation
  40. Indian Medical Association
  41. Indian Medical Association, Karnataka
  42. Institute for Psychological Health (IPH)
  43. Integrated Medicine Research Association - support site for a reference book on integrated medicine using popular alternative
  44. Inter-Mountain B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga Association - is for yoga students yoga teachers and friends of Iyengar Yoga.
  45. Intraocular Implant & Refractive Society association for ophthalmic surgeons in India
  46. Kovai Heart Foundation KHF is a registered, non-profit organization. KHF is dedicated to creating awareness of heart diseases and providing assistance to those who cannot afford the high cost of cardiac surgery.
  47. NACO - National AIDS Control Organisation New Delhi.
  48. Nalamdana Nalamdana is a non-profit organization involved in programs for preventive health, youth education and leadership and women's empowerment.
  49. National AIDS Trainers-India
  50. Neurological Society of India
  51. Neem Foundation - it has a mission to promote global awareness about Neem and other botanical alternatives.
  52. North Delhi Pathology Clinic - a reference laboratory of the Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists (IAPM), and the National External Quality Assurance Programme (NEQAP
  53. Pinaki, Sumita & Rahul's Homepage All about India, Bengal, List of Indian and Bengali associations around the world, travel, kids, cooking, health & alternative medicine, entertainment, science etc.
  54. Swapna_HairSaver - controls Hairloss. Stops Dandruff. Promotes
  55. Surgical Society of Bangalore
  56. Tamilnadu Kidney Research Foundation
  57. Tuberculosis Research Center, Chennai
  58. The Bombay Obstetric and Gynaecological Society
  59. The Urological Society of India
  60. Vascular Society of India
  61. WebHealthCentre.com - free Online Consultation facility from some of the leading health care professionals and institutions.


  1. Kuwait Pharmaceutical Association


  1. Lebanese Dental Association


  1. Libyan Doctors Society
  2. Libyan Doctors Society - London


  1. Palestine Red Crescent Society
  2. Palestinian Hemophilia Association


  1. Qatar National Cancer Society


  1. Sudan Medical Council
  2. Sudanese Association of Paediatricians
  3. Sudanese Medical Society (UK)
  4. Sudanese Society of Gastroenterelogy

Saudi Arabia

  1. Saudi Arabian Red Crescent Society
  2. Saudi Council for Health Specialties
  3. Saudi Dental Society
  4. Saudi Doctors Club
  5. Saudi Ophthalmological Society
  6. Saudi Pediatric Association
  7. Saudi Pharmaceutical Society
  8. Saudi Speech Pathology & Audiology Association

Other Middle East

  1. Arab Federation for NGOs for Drug Abuse Prevention
  2. Arab Society of Occupational Safety & Environmental Health
  3. Eastern Mediterranean Regional Council-World Federation for Mental
  4. Emirates Medical Association
  5. Indian Pharmaceutical Forum (United Arab Emirates)
  6. International eHealth Association
  7. International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO)
  8. International Hospital Federation
  9. National Arab American Medical Association
  10. Pan Arab Neurosurgical Society
  11. The Arab Respiratory Society
  12. Union of Health Work Committees (Palestine)
  13. World Association of Societies of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
  14. World Hypertension League


International Institute of Islamic Medicine (IIIM) Web page
Roles of IIIM (arabic text)
Islamic Medical Association of North America (IMA) Web page
Roles of Islamic Medical Association of North America (IMANA) .arabic text.
Islamic Medical Association of South Africa
Islamic Organization for Medical Science (IOMS). Based in Kuwait.
The International Association of Muslim Psychologists
USC Muslim Students Association Islamic Server
Institute for the Restoration of Science
Medical Links at IslamiCity
Health A to Z (general health searching engine)
Muslim Doctors and Dentists Association (MDDA), in UK.     
Doctors For Global Relief
UMMAA Free Clinic (University Muslim Medical Association)
University of Cape Town Medical School Islamic Society.
Islamic Medicine Institute .
International Society for History of Islamic Medicine (ISHIM)

Muslim Kidney Action Committee (Singapore).


ISLAMIC  Global Health Network (IGHNet)

  Ibn Sina Academy of Medieval Medicine & Sciences
  International Society for Ramadan Fasting Research.

World Islamic Association for Mental Health.

  The Virtual Academy for History of Islamic Medicine  (courses in Arabic)
  The Islamic Medical Association - UK

الجمعية الطبية الإسلامية لشمال أمريكا
 معهد التعليم الطبي الإسلامي
هيئة الاعجاز العلمي في القرآن والسنة

الأكاديمية الافتراضية لتاريخ الطب الإسلامي

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Hospitals on the World Wide Web


Business Cards From The UK

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International WWW Links

Government Agencies and Associations


Hospital Associations

State Agencies

Government Resources

Health Policy


Other Healthcare Information

Electronic News and Journals



Male Health

Gastrointestinal Disorders

Infection Control

Medical Databases

Chicago Organizations

aging (eldercare)

Association Index Links



Anger Management

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD)

Behavioral Healthcare



Critical Incident Stress Debriefing


Domestic Violence


Eating Disorders (Bulimia, Anorexia)

Employee Assistance Program

Mental Health (Mental Illness)




Sexual Harassment


Workplace Violence

USA Government, Federal

Centers for Disease Control: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
Centers for Disease Control: WONDER (Contains CDC Reports, Data, and Guidelines)
Department of Health and Human Services
GPO Gate (Great Site! Contains Government Databases and Information)
Health Care Financing Administration
healthfinder tm
National Institutes of Health
U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Department of Labor: Occupational Safety and Health Administration
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
White House

Government, State

Department of Health
Department of Labor and Industries
Department of Social and Health Services
Office of Financial Management
Office of the Governor
Office of the Insurance Commissioner
State Supreme Court Oral Arguments and Opinions
Washington State Attorney General's Office
Washington State Courts
Washington State Government
Washington State Legislature

Health Care Accountants, Lawyers,
and Other Consultants

AON Consulting Company
Arthur Andersen
Davis Wright Tremaine
Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Foster Pepper & Shefelman
Garvey, Schubert & Barer
Graham & James, LLP
Sullivan, Kelly & Associates, Inc.
Milliman and Robertson 
          Moss Adams

Health Care Organizations / Hospital Associations

Alabama Hospital Association
Alaska Hospital and Nursing Home Association
American Association of Health Plans
American Association of Managed Care Nurses
American College of Healthcare Executives
American Heart Association National Center
American Hospital Association
American Medical Association
American Nurses Association
Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association
Arkansas Hospital Association
Association of American Medical Colleges
Association of Iowa Hosipitals and Health Systems
Association of Managed Care Providers
California Healthcare Association
Catholic Healthcare West
Colorado Health and Hospital Association
Connecticut Hospital Association
District of Columbia Hospital Association
Delaware Valley Healthcare Council
Florida Hospital Association
Georgia Hospital Association
Healthcare Association of Hawaii
Healthcare Association of New York State
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society
Healthcare Financial Management Association
The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania
Idaho Hospital Association
Illinois Hospital and Healthsystems Association
Kentucky Hospital Association
Kansas Hospital Association
Maine Hospital Association
Password Required - www.mhaonline.org - Association of Maryland Hospitals and Health Systems
Massachusetts Hospital Association
Michigan Health and Hospital Association
Password Required - www.mhanet.com - Missouri Hospital Association
Montanna Hospital Association
New Hampshire Hospital Association
New Jersey Hospital Association
New Mexico Hospitals and Health Systems Association
North Carolina Hospital Association
Ohio Hospital Association
Oklahoma Hospital Association
Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Pacific Health Association
South Carolina Hospital Association
Tennessee Hospital Association
Texas Hospital Association
Vermont Hospital Association
Washington State Medical Association
West Virginia Hospital Association
Wisconsin Health and Hospital Association

Healthcare Databases

The Center for Health Administration Studies
Guide to Locating Health Statistics
Health Gate
Health and Medical Database Search Engine (Searches through over 20 great databases)
Health Statistics
National Health Information Center (A Health Information Referral Service)

Health Policy

Alpha Center
Health Policy Page 
Policy Fax (Obtain policy documents by Fax)
Public Affairs Web
State Developments in Health Care Reform

Insurers and Managed Care

Aetna Health Plans
American Association of Health Plans
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association
Group Health
HealthNet Data Link
Providence Health Plan
Risk Web
Virginia Mason Health Plan
Washington HMO's

Physicians and Other Providers

American College of Physician Executives
Association of Managed Care Providers
Doctor's Guide to the Internet
Washington State Chiropractic Association

Washington Hospitals and Health Systems

Affiliated Health Services
Allenmore Hospital
          Bailey-Boushay House, Seattle
          Capital Medical Center
Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center
          Central Washington Hospital
Deaconess Medical Center
Evergreen Community Health Care
BHC Fairfax Hospital
Ferry County Memorial Hospital
Forks Community Hospital
Franciscan Health System
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Institute
Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound
Group Health Cooperative, Eastside
Harborview Medical Center
          Harrison Memorial Hospital
Highline Community Hospital
Holy Family Hospital
Island Hospital
Inland Northwest Health Services
Kadlec Medical Center
Kennewick General Hospital
Lake Chelan Community Hospital
Madigan Army Medical Center
Mary Bridge Children's Hospital
Mason General Hospital
Mount Carmel Hospital
Northwest Hospital
Olympic Memorial Hospital
Overlake Hospital
PeaceHealth, St. Joseph Hospital
PeaceHealth, St. John Hospital
Providence Health System, Puget Sound
          Providence Centrailia
Providence General Medical Center
Providence Pacific Clinic
Providence St. Peter Hospital
Providence Seattle Medical Center
Providence Toppenish Hospital
Providence Yakima Medical Center
Pullman Memorial Hospital
Sacred Heart Medical Center
Samaritan Healthcare
St. Lukes Rehabilitation Center
St. Mary Medical Center
Shriners Hospitals for Children
Southwest Washington Medical Center
Stevens Healthcare
Swedish Medical Center
Tacoma General Hospital
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University of Washington Medical Center
Valley General Hospital
Valley Hospital & Medical Center
Valley Medical Center
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Willapa Harbor Hospital
Walla Walla General Hospital
Whidbey General Hospital
  • Adoption
National Adoption Information Clearing House
The National Adoption Information Clearing House is a comprehensive resource on all aspects of adoption, including infant, inter country and special needs adoption. NAIC is a service of the Administration for Children, Youth and Families, Department of Health and Human Services.


National Institute on Aging
Provides information on a wide range of topics, including specific diseases and treatments.


National Prevention Information Network
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provide resources and information about AIDS and HIV.

Allergy, Asthma

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
This site answers common questions about allergic disease including asthma, animals, dermatologic (skin) and food allergies as well as allergic and non-allergic rhinitis.
Asthma Information Center
The largest source of asthma information on the internet.
Food Allergy Network
The Food Allergy Network offers consumer information about food allergies, product alerts and food allergy research.

Alzheimer's Disease

Provides practical information to help Alzheimer's care givers manage the disease more confidently, effectively and economically.
Alzheimer's Association
This site includes news about Alzheimer's disease, care giver information, medical information and research ( such as drug trials). Also there is public policy and links to other sites.


American Society of Anesthesiologists
The public information section of this site includes information on anesthesia for ambulatory surgery, the nervous system, the conquest of pain, monitor: tools of vigilance, anesthesia yesterday and planning your childbirth.


American College of Rheumatology
The patient information portion of this site includes brochures about Ankylosing Spondylitis, back pain, exercise and arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Giant Cell Arteritis, gout, HIV-associated rheumatic disease syndromes, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lyme Disease, myopathies, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, pseudogout, psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, Sjogren's Syndrome, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and tendinitis/bursitis.
Lupus Foundation of America
Includes commonly asked questions about Lupus, current information on living with Lupus, a health forum for discussion of issues related to Lupus and a research and resource library with links to other medical sites on the internet.
Arthritis Foundation
Includes advocacy, publications, resources, facts and tactics .
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
Health information on arthritis, a vascular necrosis, fibromyalgia, hip replacement, knee problems, lupus, lyme disease, polymyalgia rheumatica, psoriasis, Reynaud's Phenomenon, shoulder problems and vitiligo.

Birth Defects

March of Dimes
Provides information on birth defects as well as ways to prevent them from occurring.

Breast Feeding

LaLeche League
Provides tips and useful information on breast feeding your baby.


American Cancer Society
Includes information on research grants, ordering ACS publications, the breast cancer network, alternative therapies, tobacco information and information on specific cancers.
Offers information on different types of cancer in adults and children, as well as medical issues related to cancer treatment; cancer news; and oncology journal articles.
National Cancer Institute
Includes news, information on intra- and extramural research, information for the public and patients, and events calendar, the international cancer information center anc cancernet and technology transfer. The National Cancer Institute also sponsors the CancerNet site containing accurate, credible cancer information.
Women's Cancer Network
Developed by the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation, Women's Cancer Network is an interactive web site dedicated to informing women around the world about gynecologic cancer. The site is designed to help women who have cancer of the ovary, endometrium, cervix or breast understand more about the disease and learn about treatment options. It also includes a quick, interactive survey to help women identify their risk levels for gynecological and breast cancers.

Children's Health

American Academy of Pediatrics
This web site includes a section for you and your family which offers TIPPS age-related safety sheets for children at various ages, as well as educational materials on television and the family, environmental tobacco smoke, infant sleep positioning and SIDS, protecting your child from poison, raising children to resist violence, immunization schedules and concerns, talking to your young teen about sex and sexuality, pacifiers, air bag safety and other issues.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Network
The Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Network offers a wealth of information on SIDS, including risk reduction, parent and sibling grief and FAQs on sleep, smoking, apnea/monitoring, vaccinations and research.
Information about growth, food and fitness, childhood infections, immunizations, lab tests and medical conditions, plus games and animations.
Wellness Web
Graphics, animations and sound help school-aged children learn about wellness

Deaf and Hearing Impaired

Deaf World Web
Deaf-related information on all subjects, from resources to references available worldwide.
Hearing Education and Awareness for Rockers is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness of the real dangers of repeated exposure to excessive noise levels which can lead to permanent, and sometimes debilitating, hearing loss and tinnitus.

Dental Health

American Dental Association
The patients consumers section of this site offers a wealth of information on oral health, including dental emergencies, tooth decay, vaccine, tooth whitening, bad breath, finding a dentist, sealants, root canals, gum disease, fluorides and flouridation and special section for parents and kids.
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
The patient information section of this site includes information on anesthesia, corrective jaw surgery and orthognathic surgery, cosmetic maxillofacial surgery, dental implants, dentures, facial injuries and sports safety, lip and mouth cancer, nutrition, TMJ and wisdom teeth.


American Diabetes Association
Information on Diabetes
Juvenile Diabetes Foundation
Information on diabetes, publications, research, local chapters and a pharmacy area.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Information for the public, news, scientific and funding resources for researchers and data bases for health professionals

Digestive Problems

American College of Gastroenterology
This site contains health information on a wide variety of common GI problems, including gastroesophageal reflux, ulcers, colorerectal cancer, constipation, gallstones, hemochromatosis, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome and liver disease. Also included are sections on Understanding Your GI Tract and Digestive Health Tips.
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
The patient information section of the site includes information about anal abscess/fistula, anal warts, bowel incontinence, colonscopy, colorectal cancer, constipation, Crohn's Disease, diverticular disease, hemorrhoids, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, ostomy, pilonidal disease, polyps of the colon, rectum, Pruritus Ani, rectal prolapse and new surgical operations for the treatment of ulcerative colitis.
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearing House
A service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NDDIC provides information about digestive diseases and health to people with digestive diseases and their families, healthcare professionals, and the public. Topics covered include appendicitis, bleeding in the digestive tract, celiac disease, cirrhosis, constipation, Crohn's disease, cyclic vomiting syndrome, diverticulosis and diverticulitis, gallstones, gas, gastroespophageal reflux, peptic ulcer, hemochromatosis, hemorrhoids, hepatitis, hiatal hernia, Hirschsprung's disease, inguinal hernia, trier's disease, pancreatitis, porphyria, proctitis, short bowel syndrome, traveler's diarrehea, ulcerative colitis, Whipple's disease, Wilson's disease and Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome.


Center for Disease Control
News from the CDC, health information on various diseases, traveler's health information, publications and data/statistics.
Rare Diseases Clinical Research Database Search
Provides information about ongoing or planned research studies and clinical trials about rare diseases and conditions.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
NIAID offers information on AIDS, including treatment and prevention; asthma and allergies; chronic fatigue syndrome; emerging infectious diseases; fungal diseases, malaria; sexually transmitted diseases; tuberculosis; chickenpox; common colds; cytomegalovirus; flu; giardiasis; group A streptococcal infections; mononucleosis; Lyme disease; mastocytosis; parasitic roundworm diseases; rabies, sinusitis, tick-borne diseases; primary immune deficiency; Wegener's grandulomatosis.


Pharmaceutical and Over-the-Counter
A searchable database of about 4000 prescriptions and over-the-counter drugs designed for use by the lay public. A top 200 Prescriptions feature, representing nearly two-thirds of all prescriptions filled in the U.S. is available with links to generic prescribing information.

Eye Problems

American Academy of Opthalmology
Includes information on eye health and safety, low vision resources, and eye conditions such as cataract; glaucoma; low vision; macular degeneration; amblyopia; learning disabilities and vision; ptosis; strabismus; AIDS, HIV and the eye; diabetic retinopathy, and floaters and flashers.
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Information about cataracts, cataract surgery and refractive surgery, including videos of surgical procedures.
National Eye Institute
Section on "Disease Information for Patients" includes brochures on age-related macular degeneration; cataract; corneal disease; diabetic retinopathy; glaucoma and histoplasmosis.
Prevent Blindness America
A very comprehensive site with information about macular degeneration, cataracts, computers and your eyes, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, low vision and common eye myths. Special children's section with information on amblyopia and strabismus. Also includes information on eye safety and eye tests you can perform at home

First Aid

American Red Cross
Comprehensive list of safety and health topics, including information on courses and programs affiliated with the American Red Cross.

General Health Information Sites

American Academy of Family Practice
The Health Information for Patients section of this site includes patient information handouts covering more than 200 health topics. Handouts are arrange into four main categories: The Body, Common Conditions/Diseases/Disorders, Treatments, and Healthy Living. In addition, the most recent issue of the Good Health! Newsletter, which is published quarterly, is available online.
American Medical Association " Health Insight"
The AMA's public service link to health and medical resources on the web.
Doctor's Guide
Complete Internet Medical Resource: This site is sponsored by a large group of pharmaceutical companies and includes search capabilities as well as a long listing of links to health-related sites.
Provides links to more than 1250 web sites, including health-related sites for federal, state, local, not-for-profit, university and other health resources.
Healthtouch Online
Provides health information and AIDS, allergy, asthma, dental health, diet and nutrition, drug and alcohol abuse, eye diseases, eating disorders, family planning, headaches, mental health, poison prevention, sexually transmitted diseases, and other health areas: and product information from manufacturers of pharmaceutical and over-the-counter drug products.
This is a network of physician educators dedicated to providing up-to-date, quality medical information for the public. Major sections of the site include: Disease and Treatments ( A to Z index ); Pharmacy/Drugs ( A to Z index ); Medical Dictionary; First Aid/Emergencies; Poison Control Centers; Medical News and Health facts.
The most extensive collection of published medical information in the world is now accessible, free of charge, to internet users.
A great place to search for all types of medical information from Emory University.
New York On Line Access to Health
NOAH seeks to provide high quality full-text health information for consumers that is accurate, timely, relevant and unbiased. Information is provided in both English and Spanish.

Heart Disease

American Heart Association
Includes an interactive heart risk assessment, the Heart and Stroke Guide A-Z, family health information, general information about the heart and a science and profession section.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Includes news from the HHLBI and health information as well as links to other related sites.


Excellent information on living and coping with herpes, including questions and answers, a glossary and related link.

Home Health Care

National Association for Home Care
Includes consumer information on home care, selecting a home care provider, patient rights, billing, and insurance information.


Hospital Web
This is the most comprehensive listing of links to hospital web sites throughout the United States.
American Hospital Directory
The American Hospital Directory provides on-line, comparative data for most hospitals. Their database is built from Medicare claims data, cost reports, and other public use files obtained from the Federal Health Care Financing Administration.


Answers frequently asked questions about childhood immunizations.


Created by the American Foundation for Urological Disease. this web site offers general information on incontinence and it's many causes, as well as treatments.
National Association for Continence
This non-profit group's web site offers general information on incontinence and it's treatment. In addition, various publications and videotapes are available for purchases.
The Simon Foundation
This non-profit group is dedicated to helping people cope with incontinence by educating them about cure, treatment and management techniques. The site includes discussion groups, information on continence products and on line newsletter called "The Informer".


American Society of Reproduction Medicine
The "Services Offered to Patients" section of this site offers FAQs about infertility and the psychological component of infertility, a series of fact sheets about reproductive medicine, information on selecting an IVF/GIFT program, clinical trials at the National Institute of Children Health and Human Development, state infertility insurance laws, fertility drug importation and the adoption tax credit.
Infertility Resources
Designed for people experiencing infertility, as well as health professionals, this web site includes educational articles on diagnosing and treating infertility, the male factor, drugs and medications, a glossary, psychological and social issues.
This is the national infertility association that provides help to people experiencing the crisis of infertility.

Kidney and Bladder Problems

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse
NKUDIC provides information about diseases of the kidneys and urologic system to the public and healthcare professionals, including end-stage renal disease, glomerulonephritis, high blood pressure and kidney disease, IgA nephropathy, kidney stones, kidney transplant, lupus nephritis, medical tests of kidney functions, nephrotic syndrome, polycycstic kidney disease, kidney infections, simple kidney cysts, vascoureteral reflux, bladder control for women, impotence, interstitial cystitis, Peyronie's disease, prostrate enlargement, prostatitis, urinary incontinence in children and adults, and urinary tract infections.

Lamaze Childbirth Education

Promotes natural, healthy and fulfilling childbirth experiences for women and their families. Includes recommended readings and tips for healthy pregnancy.

Liver Disease

American Liver Foundation
Offers information on all types of liver disease, including hepatitis.

Lung Disorders

American Lung Association
Includes guidelines for prevention and treatment of influenza and the common cold, environmental health, and allows visitors to search health information about various types of lung disease by topic.


The Official U.S. Government Site for Medicare
This is the Health Care Financing Administration's official Medicare web site. The site includes information on what the Medicare program is, managed care, contacts, publications, wellness, fraud/abuse.

Mental Health

American Psychiatric Association Online
Contains an extensive public information section on mental health issues such as anxiety disorders, depression, schizophrenia, teen suicide and more.
National Institute of Mental Health
Offers information on specific mental disorders, diagnosis and treatment, including anxiety and panic disorders, depression, attention deficit disorder, eating disorders, learning disabilities, medications and schizophrenia. Articles are accompanied by a list of resources available for additional help and information.
National Mental Health Services Knowledge Exchange Network.
Includes information on dealing with the stigma of mental illness, as well as links to other mental health resources on the Internet.

Neurological Problems

American Academy of Neurology
The neurological conditions portion of this site includes fact sheets and brochures on ALS, Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer's Disease, anencephaly, Bell's Palsy, boxing, brain tumors, carpal tunnel syndrome, chronic pain, epilepsy, tremor, headache, head injuries, lumbar puncture, neuroaids, neuroimaging, Parkinson's Disease, stroke, transient ischemic attack, Tourett's Syndrome and Essential Tremor. Also included on the site is a Patient Information Guide for Neurology which includes information on how to locate patient-oriented materials and services for individuals with neurologic disorders. Now in its sixth edition, the Patient Information Guide is the most complete and comprehensive publication of its kind.
National Institute of Nuerological Disorders and Stroke
NINDS is a lead agency for the Congressionally designated Decade of the Brain, and the leading supporter of biomedical research on disorders of the brain and nervous system.


Amaerican Dietetic Association
Promotes optimal nutrition for health and well being

Orthopedic Problems

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Their Public Information section includes patient education brochures on arthritis, arthroscopy, carpal tunnel, cast care, common foot problems, common hand problems, falls, fractures, low back pain, neck pain, scoliosis, shoes, shoulder pain, sprains and strains, total joint replacement, the young athlete and a series of brochures on preventing back pain, broken hips, foot problems, playground injuries, sports injuries and traffic crash injuries.


National Osteoporosis Foundation
Provides good information on the causes, preventions, detection and treatment of osteoporosis.

Pain Management

The American Chronic Pain Association
ACPA is a support and informational system for people with chronic pain. The site includes pain management skills, helpful advice, a catalog of informational brochures and books as well as links to other sites about chronic pain.
American Pain Foundation
On line resource center for people with pain, their families, friends, care givers, the media, legislator and the general public.
Fibromyalgia Alliance of America
Information and links about Fibromyalgia.
Offers both professional and consumer information on pain, including special sections on cancer pain, headaches, intervention, pain management and regional anesthesia.
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Association
Available in both English and Spanish versions, this site is meant to increase your knowledge and awareness of RSDS and includes fact and fiction about RSDS, news, clinical practice guidelines and related links.


American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
The section on "Facts for Families" provides concise and up-to-date information on issues that affect children, teenagers, and their families. Topics include the adopted child, the anxious child, the autistic child, bed wetting, child abuse, children with long term illness, divorce, family moves, stealing, lying, TV violence, day care, and much, much more.

Physical Fitness and Wellness

American Council on Exercise
Includes "Fit Facts" on many different exercise topics
IDEA's mission is to support health and fitness professionals with information to help them enhance the quality of safe, effective fitness and healthy lifestyle programs. The site includes short articles answering some common health and fitness questions.
Aerobics and Fitness Association of American
Although aimed at professional aerobics and fitness instructors, this site includes a public section with information on exercise, health/safety, nutrition, and conducting a home fitness evaluation.
Shape Up America
This web site is designed to provide visitors with information about safe weight management and physical fitness. The BMI Center allows visitors to determine their Body Mass Index.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons.
Includes information on various types of plastic and reconstructive surgical procedures.
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Includes information on plastic surgery to help minimize the effects of aging, contour the body and breasts, and redefine facial features.


National Rehabilitation Information Center
NARIC is a library and information center on disability and rehabilitation. Funded since 1979 by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, NARIC collects and disseminates the results of federally funded research projects. NARIC's document collection, which also includes commercially published books, journal articles, and audiovisuals, grows at a rate of 250 documents per month.

Skin Problems

American Academy of Dermatology
This web site offers a public information section which contains patient education on a wide range of skin problems, such as acne, aging skin, allergic rashes, eczema, moles, nail health, pityriasis rosea, psoriasis, rosacea, seborrheic dermatitis, hives, skin cancer and more.


The latest trends in nicotine and tobacco research; how to help protect your kids from starting the tobacco habit; the truth about the dangers of second-hand smoke; and the latest developments in tobacco laws and smoking legislation from the Arizona Tobacco Education and Prevention Program.


National Stroke Association
Dedicated to reducing the incidence and impact of strokes or "brain attacks".

Substance Abuse

National Clearing House for Alcohol and Drug Information
Information about substance abuse treatment and prevention.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Information about alcohol abuse and alchololism.
Web Addictions
An accurate, up-to-date source of information about substance abuse.

Vestibular Disorders

Vestibular Disorders Association
This site offers an overview of vestibular disorders, as well as information on labyrinthitis and neuronitis, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, endolymphatic hydrops, Meniere's Disease, perilymph fistula, vestibular rehabilitation, otooxicity and preventing balance and hearing problems.

Women's Health

American Medical Association's Women's Health
Provides information for women on topics such as urinary tract infections, migraines, breast cancer, menopause and more. Includes a glossary of medical terms.
Endometriosis Association
This non-profit organization is dedicated to educating the public about endometriosis.
International Pelvic Pain Society
This site's "Resources for Women" section provides information on chronic pelvic pain, responding to pain, nutrition, deep muscle relaxation, trigger point injections, sleep, relaxation techniques and treatment of vulvar vestibulitis.
Menopause Online
Dedicated to providing women with up-to-date information on menopause.
The National Women's Health Resource Center
The national clearinghouse for information and resources about women's health. the primary goal is to educate healthcare consumer and empower them to make intelligent decisions by providing easy-to-understand and easy-to-reach information services

Social Anxiety 


  • Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) Regional listings for USA-based support groups, as well as similar groups in Canada, South Africa, and Australia are available from this association. http://adaa.org



  • Contact addresses A directory of contact addresses for national and international support groups and organisations, including a state-by-state listing for the USA, is provided at: http://www.open-mind.org/SP/Help/2.htm


  • First Steps to Freedom A confidential help line, as well as membership information, is available at the website of this UK charity for individuals with anxiety disorders or phobias. Fact sheets on a range of anxiety disorders and phobias can be obtained by writing to the organisation. http://www.firststeps.demon.co.uk/


  • Freedom From Fear An easy-access patient-dedicated site for this USA-based charity. Information on membership, meetings and events, and a message board is included. Detailed patient information on anxiety and depressive disorders is available. http://freedomfromfear.com You can also find a treatment centre in your area (USA only).


  • National Phobics Society This UK-based organisation was formed over 30 years ago to promote self-help among people with anxiety disorders and phobias. Visit their website to find out more about the services they offer, including the telephone helpline, a list of helpful contacts offering support, a range of self-help activities, counselling, and a quarterly newsletter. You can also join the society. http://www.phobics-society.org.uk


  • Social Phobia/Social Anxiety Association A list of support organisations in the USA is available from this association. http://www.socialphobia.org


  • South African Depression and Anxiety Support Group The website of this organisation provides information on forthcoming meetings, and a referral list of support groups. In addition, a help line, a question and answer section, and quarterly newsletters are available. With over 8500 members nationwide, this organisation provides valuable support for people in South Africa who suffer from anxiety disorders. http://www.anxiety.org.za


  • The Caregiver A website providing information and support for family and friends of people with anxiety disorders. Originally included as part of 'tAPir' (the Anxiety and Panic information resource), the site now stands alone and is dedicated to caregiver support. It includes other people's stories of coping with social anxiety disorder, and book reviews. http://www.pacificcoast.net/~kstrong/



  • American Psychiatric Association (APA) This site is an extensive information resource relating to mental illness, supplying both patient and professional information. The 'Public information' pages include details of community activity programmes, as well as fact sheets on specific disorders including social anxiety disorder. The 'Other organisations' link contains support group information. http://www.psych.org


  • American Psychologist Association Information for US patients on where to find a psychologist is available at the association's help centre. http://helping.apa.org/find.html


  • Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) This website provides a comprehensive information database with sections for health care professionals, patients and their carers. Its focus is on anxiety disorders. Also included is information on literature and support groups for patients with social anxiety disorder. Most of this information is USA-based (regional listings are provided), although there are links to some similar groups in Canada, South Africa, and Australia. http://adaa.org


  • Anxiety Disorders Association of Australia The website of this association contains information on a range of anxiety disorders, and includes contact details for the Anxiety Disorders Foundation of Australia. http://www.span.com.au/mhrc/anxiety.html


  • Social Phobia/Social Anxiety Association The website of this US association contains detailed information on the condition and links to fact sheets, therapy groups, support organisations, and membership details. This site is also available in Spanish. http://www.socialphobia.org


Other sites with general information


  • A La Phobie A French language only site with lots of information for people with social anxiety disorder, including patient associations in France, a message board, and personal stories of people who are living with social anxiety disorder. http://www.alaphobie.com


  • All About Anxiety Part of the US-orientated Mental Health Net website, this site is dedicated to public information on anxiety. You can search their Yellow Pages for a psychiatrist, psychologist, or other medical professional in your area. The site also provides information on the signs and symptoms of anxiety disorders, as well as links to support forums and organisations. http://anxiety.mentalhelp.net


  • Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments (CANMAT) A website containing information on depression and a range of anxiety disorders. The site includes general information for people with these conditions, as well as for medical practitioners. http://www.canmat.org


  • Internet Mental Health An award-winning Canadian website which describes itself as an 'encyclopaedia of mental health' (http://www.mentalhealth.com). It is aimed at an international audience of healthcare professionals, patients and their carers, and is available in many languages. Included are criteria for diagnosis of many psychiatric disorders and detailed information on widely used treatments. There is also a magazine, which includes personal stories of recovery and links to pamphlets and newspaper articles. The site also has a section dedicated to social anxiety disorder.


  • National Institute of Mental Health Information on anxiety disorders, and a list of places where you can find help is available from this US government site. Also at the site is information on national educational programmes and other activities to raise awareness of anxiety disorders. The site can also be viewed in Spanish. http://www.nimh.nih.gov/anxiety


  • Panic Anxiety Education Management Services (PAEMS) This award-winning site provides detailed information for Australian patients with anxiety disorders. The site focuses on recovery from these conditions, and contains information on regional self-help workshops and other treatment programmes, as well as personal stories, news articles, book lists, a question and answer section, and an email address where you can get further help. http://www.paems.com.au


  • Social Anxiety Network This website provides information on social anxiety disorder, including real life stories of sufferers, book lists, and links to associated sites. http://www.social-anxiety-network.com


  • Social Phobias (The Royal College of Psychiatrists) The website of the Royal College of Psychiatrists includes the 'Help is at Hand' series of patient information booklets. An excellent booklet on social anxiety disorder is available and can be ordered through the site. http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/public/help/welcome.htm


  • The Anxiety Panic Internet Resource (tAPir) A great website, with a new and comprehensive registry of other useful sites, support groups, and treatment programmes around the world. This upbeat patient-orientated site is written by people with everyday experience of anxiety/panic. In addition to providing detailed information on anxiety disorders, it emphasises self-help, and provides further information on the understanding and treatment of anxiety disorders. There is also a forum for new visitors. http://algy.com/anxiety/social/index.html














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