Consumer Health Information Page (NIH)
A growing, online collection of the most requested publications from the National Institutes of Health.
Digestive Health Resource Center
This collection of online resources and references on digestive health and digestive diseases provided by the American Gastroenterological Association includes extended information on peptic ulcer, viral hepatitis and colorectal cancer.
Food and Nutrition Information Center
The Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC) is one of several information centers at the National Agricultural Library (NAL), part of the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS). You can access all of FNIC's resource lists and databases, as well as many other food and nutrition related linksfrom this award winning site. Click here for more about FNIC.
Healthfinder is a gateway consumer health and human services information Web site from the U.S. government. Healthfinder links to selected online publications, clearinghouses, databases, web sites, and support groups, as well as government agencies and not-for-profit organizations that produce reliable information for the public.
Johns Hopkins AIDS Service
The information presented represents the policies, recommendations and standards of care of The Johns Hopkins AIDS Service. Included are the full text of a book, "Medical Management of HIV Infection," and a bimonthly newsletter, "Hopkins HIV Report," along with a regular Ask-the-Doc feature.
Johns Hopkins Breast Center
The Web site for the Johns Hopkins Breast Center, ranked among the top 10 breast cancer centers in the nation for quality of care by Self Magazine in October. 1997. The site includes a free "Webzine" featuring the latest research advances, a breast cancer patient's bill of rights and an interactive patient satisfaction survey.
Johns Hopkins Oncology Center
An NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Johns Hopkins Oncology Center maintains a Web site with detailed clinical protocols on more than a dozen types of cancer, including extensive information on bone marrow transplantation and hematologic malignancies.
Johns Hopkins Orthopaedic Surgery Site
The Johns Hopkins Department of Orthopaedic Surgery has posted nine consumer guides to common sports injuries on its Web site. Here are easy-to-understand diagrams and explanations of everything from rotator cuff tendinitis to ACL reconstruction. The site also includes four step-by-step rehabilitation programs for various injuries and procedures.
Johns Hopkins Pancreatic Cancer Site
The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions has become the leading center for the treatment and study of pancreatic cancer (the nation's fifth leading cause of death by cancer). This Web site details the very latest research and clinical developments. It also has a very active "chat room" for patients and family members to share ideas and support, and an Ask our Social Worker page.
Mayo Clinic Healthy Living
Health information from the Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research.
Health information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations.
National Institutes of Health
News, research information and professional and consumer health information from the multiple Health Institutes that are part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, among them the National Cancer Institute, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke; the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, the National Institute of Mental Health; and the National Institute on Aging.
National Library of Medicine
Every significant program of the Library is represented, from medical history to biotechnology. Multiple medical databases are available, including Medline, CancerLit and AIDSline.
Food and nutrition information from across the federal government.
Reuters Health Information Services
With over 20 full-text news items published online every day, the Reuters Health Information Services site is a valuable resource for both health care professionals and consumers interested in the latest news from the medical world.
Wilmer Eye Institute
The top-ranked Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins provides a wealth of patient information and links for ophthalmologic conditions ranging from diabetic retinopathy to cataracts to macular degeneration.