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Information about Diseases and Conditions
CDC Home Page
Centers for Disease Control
Public current information about clinical research studies developed by the U.S. National Institutes of Health
disABILITY Information & Resources
Access point to many disability related organizations
Federal Drug Administration
The FDA site contains a great deal of useful data including drug labeling information, new drug approvals, and the online version of the Orange Book which lists therapeutic equivalents (generic drugs than can replace a brand-name drug)
This consumer-friendly clearinghouse for health information comes from the National Library of Medicne. Here, you'll find information on specific diseases, conditions and prescription drugs.
NCI's CancerNet Center Information
The NCI coordinates the U.S. National Cancer Program and conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other activities related to the causes, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer; the supportive care of cancer patients and their families; and cancer survivorship.
PubMed This link opens in a new window
Provides access to bibliographic information from more than 4,000 biomedical journals published in the United States and 70 other countries. The file contains over 10 million citations dating from 1966 to the present. New features allow for displays of free full text and Stonehill College holdings.
The Internet Drug Index
Information About Healthcare Policy
CMS.gov Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
The agency that administers Medicare and the federal part of Medicaid and is part of the Department of Health and Human Services
Kaiser Family Foundation
Kaiser is a non-profit, private operating foundation focusing on the major health care issues facing the U.S., as well as the U.S. role in global health policy.
National Institutes of Health
NIH is the primary agency of the United States government responsible for biomedical and health-related research.
Social Security Administration Home Page
Access online forms; get information on retirement, SSI, Medicare, disability and survivor benefits. Also had information for people who do business with Social Security.
United States Department of Health & Human Services
The Department of Health and Human Services is the principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans. It is comprised of the Office of the Secretary and 11 operating divisions. The agencies perform a wide variety of tasks and services, including research, public health, food and drug safety, grants and other funding, health insurance, and many others.
The Gerontological Society of America
GSA is the oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education, and practice in the field of aging.
American Geriatrics Society
The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) is a nationwide, not-for-profit society of geriatrics healthcare professionals dedicated to improving the health, independence, and quality of life of older people.
Health in Aging Foundation
HealthinAging.org is the Foundation’s public education portal, providing older adults and caregivers with up-to-date information on health and aging—as well as access to a network of geriatrics healthcare professionals.