*Health - First Aid, Hospitals, Medical Advice
webmd
Find up-to-date medical reference databases, Medical imagery, graphics, and animation. Also Live Web events, User experience Interactive tools, and search: Stay healthy, Newly diagnosed, Living with Illness.

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Master list of Hospitals on the Web.
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Best Nursing Homes

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Comparative financial data for most hospitals. Their database of information is built from Medicare claims data, cost reports, and other public use files.
goodrx

GoodRx gathers current prices and discounts to help you find the lowest cost pharmacy for prescriptions in your area.
Type in your drug’s name in the search field, and click the "Find the Lowest Price" button.
You can print out the coupon, or you can have them email you a GoodRx card to use for all your needs.
savonIf you have no insurance or a high-deductible insurance plan.
NBC News - New Website is helping slash doctor bills.

The mission is to enable seniors to successfully age in place, with access to high-quality, affordable health and support services that preserve and protect their dignity, quality of life.

The first device shown was the cell phone ECG made by AliveCor.
The second device was a handheld ultrasound called the Vscan.
The third device demonstrated is made by Dexcom.
The fourth device, called the Visi Mobile, is made by Sotera Wireless.
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Relevant information in clear, jargon-free language that puts health into context in peoples' lives. Insights from experts and real people, and breaking news- how it happened, what it feels like, what you can do about it.
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Spend minutes, not weeks, finding a doctor.


CPR illustrated in easy to follow steps
A free public service.
free book View medical books online or download them.
Some may surprise you -
Notes on Nursing - first published in 1859 by Florence Nightingale.


Active First Aid Online is the Internet version of the PARASOL EMT First Aid book. Written by ambulance paramedics with a total of 40 years experience.

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American Red Cross - First Aid/CPR/AED
American Red Cross - Advanced First Aid
View the manuals online.


MEDLINEplus - Find resources to help research your health questions.

KidsHealth
The train cars above lead to hundreds of articles and features - Information on infections, behavior & emotions, food & fitness, as well as cool games and animations!

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University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital - Has topics for various ages including: Guidelines for Parenting, and a library of health topics

cdc
Covers news, travelers' health, and information to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease and injury.
obgyn
A physician reviewed service offering medical professionals, women and industry a home for publishing, accessing information and global interaction.
Three sections focus on different segments of the women's health community: Medical Professionals, Medical Industry and Women.

Their goal is to bring the public the most current practical, authoritative health information, drawing on the expertise of the 8,000 faculty physicians.
Search their Family Health Guide for information on over 500 Diagnostic Tests, and much more.

One of America's leading sex therapists answers your questions.


DR Laura - Let her fix your mind then
"Go take on the day."
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The Mayo Clinic offers information where you can search by Symptom or by Disease. Also find sections on Tests and Procedures, Drugs and Supplements and First aid.
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An amazing amount of content, a huge "show archive" - search by date and topic. Also has a site search engine.
Dr Weil
Keep healthy the Natural Way with Vitamins and Herbal Medicine
Spontaneous Healing and 8 Weeks to Optimum Health.


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Lots of medical Information.
Do you want to participate in a clinical trial at Johns Hopkins? Here


A gateway to consumer health and services information developed by the U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services.
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Consumer health publications, clinical trials, and health hotlines.
medicinenet
Information on Nutrition, Diet, Fitness, Recipes, Weight Loss, Prevention and more for Healthy Living.

Doctors who produce health information for the public. Procedures and tests are explained. Shows how to create a family disaster first aid supplies kit, and a list of certified poison control centers.

IMH covers the 52 most common mental disorders and the 67 most common psychiatric drugs.

Get the latest on research and other developments in medicine from JAMA, the Archives specialty journals, and AMNews.
There are also Podcasts. Give one a try.


This colorful site from one of the biggest HMOs has great information on preventing and treating illnesses.


A medical and health information resource containing outstanding database of health articles and reference materials.

HealthLine

One step closer to better health. Search over 1,300 conditions, 1,500 symptoms, and 20,000 treatments & medications - Drug Interactions and Comparisons. Pill Identifier and Body Maps .

Aside from Health topics from A-Z, quizzes and articles, you can get answers from Dr. Anne.

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Better Homes and Gardens offers you their guide to fitness and health.


Get weekly e-mail about important medical subjects. Also full-text, peer-reviewed clinical medicine articles, enhanced with:
Medscape's Journal Club Forum keyword searches and zoomable graphics.

Health World Online features information on nutrition, wellness, alternative medicine, self-care, and stress deduction.
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They have up to date travel health notices and detailed information on any destination you may travel to. Check the vaccines and medicines list for the country you plan to vist. As they say - Travel Safe.


The CaptionCall phone has a large, easy-to-read screen that quickly displays written captions of what your callers say.
How Is It FREE? The phone is available at no cost with professional certification.


Your Surgery uses many images to help explain surgical procedures as it takes you step by step through them.


Health news, tips, opinions, book reviews and true stories.

Adult and Elder Care - It's more than just about health and wellness.
Social Security Benefits - Hot Topics
When Should You Start
How Boomers Can Maximize
Maximizing your Social Security
Nonworking Spouse Can Collect
Social Security Online

General information, treatment options and research articles. Also - What Is Dementia?
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Alzheimer facts - Changes in the Brain - Signs and Symptoms - What Causes Alzheimer’s - Diagnosis - Treatment - Support - Participating in Clinical Trials
Elder Care Info.
Medicaid Eligibility – Financial criteria.
Annuities to avoid Medicaid penalties.
Elderly Care House Design for our old age.
Smart Home Accommodations for seniors.
Nutritional Needs for seniors.
The 7 Worst Exercises for older adults.
Dating Safety Tips for senior women.
Elder Care Info.
When Will Medicaid Pay for a Nursing Home or Assisted Living?
Protecting Your Spouse When you go to a Nursing Home.
Retitling Assets When a spouse needs Medicaid to pay for a Nursing Home.
A Guide to Downsizing for seniors and their loved ones.
Ratings on over 15,000 nursing homes to help find the best for loved ones.
How to find resources to help seniors Learn new technology.
Seniors in Addiction Recovery - Guild to rebuild relationships with children.
Focus on - Cancer, Chemotherapy, Diabetes, Heart and Lyme Disease, Carpal Tunnel, Spine, PSA Tests.

Dedicated to providing you with education and information on fighting heart disease and stroke.

It's important to learn all you can about your cancer diagnosis and the side-effects of chemotherapy
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Massachusetts General Hospital
Neurology Based Web Forums Headaches Lyme Disease, Strokes.
One of the most-watched morning shows of 2000, when NBC Today co-anchor Katie Couric, whose husband, Jay Monahan, died of colon cancer, underwent a colonoscopy.
They have up to date news stories, links and information on searching for better, non-invasive tests to help detect colorectal cancer in its early, easy-to-treat stages.


If you have a question about breast cancer, you'll find the answer here. You can download a copy of their "Understanding the Breast Cancer Pathology Report".
Women worry more about breast cancer than about any other disease. What are the signs? In their new and improved FAQ section you'll find the answers.


Read about diabetes-related stories. Get official ADA news releases and use the message board and Chat Room at these sites.


New to Lyme Disease? Need Answers? Start Here for the EZ-Guide to answers on symptoms, rashes, ticks & more.


The Lyme Disease Network is a non-profit foundation with Headlines, Support Groups, and offers a Site Search for medical and scientific abstracts.


Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- A Patient's Guide to Cumulative Trauma Disorders

What is Carpal Tunnel?
Exercises for Carpal Tunnel



Carpal tunnel release is surgery to treat carpal tunnel syndrome.

Dr. Rick Allen - Treating Carpal Tunnel and Other Repetitive Strain Injuries Without Drugs or Surgery


Aside from a number of articles, a doctor directory, information on clinical trials, educational newsletters, a back pain message board, and books, you can view animated presentations of spinal anatomy, conditions, surgery, and injections. - Osteomyelitis:
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Tens Unit Info:
What Are TENS Units Used For?
How to Use a TENS 7000
TENS 7000 Digital Unit Unit with 5 Modes
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ranscutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation

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Runs on 9v batteries
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Runs on AA batteries

Spinal decompression can be achieved both surgically and non-surgically.
It is used to treat conditions that result in chronic back pain such as disc bulge, disc herniation, sciatica, spinal stenosis, and isthmic and degenerative spondylolisthesis.

Diskectomy - Overview.

Corpectomy - Overview.

Thoracic Vertebrectomy.

PSA
The "free" PSA test (PSA-f) and how it may spare you a biopsy.
More Topics:
Does My Percent-Free PSA Really Mean Anything?
What Is BPH or an Enlarged Prostate?
Does Your PSA Density Actually Matter?
The most important facts to know about the PSA test.
What Else Can Cause an Elevated PSA?
Tests to Determine the Extent of the Cancer.
Pets need help too!
petmd
DOGS | CATS | HORSES
Symptom Checker | Look Up Medication.
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Pet Health Network is dedicated to the health and well-being of your dogs and cats. Created for people who have dogs, cats, and other pets as part of their families.
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Reliable, up-to-date animal health information from the veterinarians and experts of the Veterinary Information Network.

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