Supports research designed to improve the quality of healthcare.

Advice, checklists, links, and a support group bulletin board.

Demographic and professional information on individual physicians in the United States.

Find out if a doctor is board-certified by searching this highly reputable website.

Cancer Research.

Credible, current, and comprehensive cancer information from the National Cancer Institute.

From the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers.

Provides health information on specific destinations.

Authoritative medication information to assist with personal healthcare management, such as prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines, nutritional and herbal supplements, and drug interactions.

Information about marketed drugs from the National Library of Medicine.

Information on over 12,000 drugs.

Accurate and independent advice on more than 24,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines and natural products.

FDA approved drug products.

Government site with local information, referral sources, and contact information on aging and caregiving.

Health search engine, online health community, health news and tips, and consumer-friendly health information.

Free access to the A.D.A.M. medical encyclopedia, topical web casts, drug information from Clinical Pharmacology, a virtual reference library, and information about community programs.

Provides accreditation to online health information sources.

Grades the performance of hospitals, physicians, and dentists.

Complete hearing aid and hearing loss information.

Provides information on how well hospitals in your area care for all their adult patients with certain medical conditions.

Information about all physicians licensed in Illinois, including disciplinary and legal actions.

Vital statistics, population, health indicators, and more.

Compare individual hospitals in Illinois.

Current and past issues of this medical journal.

Site dedicated to improving the safety and quality of care provided to the public.

A dictionary of medical, pharmaceutical, biomedical and healthcare acronyms and abbreviations.

Provides patients with reliable health care information from introductory to advanced texts.

Resources containing information concerning health questions.

Focuses on care for the elderly.

Explains disorders, symptoms, prevention and treatment.

Support for family caregivers and the professionals who help them.

Reviews health care plans.

Patient assistance programs offered by U.S. pharmaceutical companies.

National Library of Medicine.

Provides information about every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the U.S.

Dietary Supplements guide.

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information.

A guide to health fraud and quackery.

Provides free or low-cost medications to patients in need through their patient assistance programs.

Sponsored by the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

State-level data on demographics, health, and health policy including health coverage, access, financing, and state legislation.

Substance abuse information, prevention, treatment and services.

More than 3,300 physicians, scientists and researchers from Mayo Clinic.

Patient safety solutions in preventing errors from confusing drug names.

Valuable health information, tools for managing your health, and support to those who seek information.

       
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