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Consumer Health Information
  • Health Literacy (Video 6 min. 30 sec.)
  • MEDLINEplus (Natl. Library of Medicine) | Understanding Medical Words |
  • Evaluate Your Symptoms
  • Health Information for the Public | Health Check Tools (MedlinePlus) | Lab Tests Online |
    Family / Single Adults / Everyone
  • Familydoctor.org | Search by Symptom (American Academy of Family Physicians) |
  • NOAH | Healthfinder | Aetna InteliHealth (Harvard Medical School) | Mayo Clinic |
    Children
  • Child Health Advice | Talking With Kids about Health (PBS) |
    Teens
  • Teen Health (MedlinePlus) | Teens Health |
  • Above the Influence (Drug Abuse Prevention) | SAVE (Suicide prevention) | GirlsHealth.gov |
    Seniors | Women |
    Special Subjects
  • Genetics Home Reference | StandUp2Cancer.org | Household Products Database |
    Research Resources
  • PubMed | Medpedia.com |
    Prescription Drugs / RX
  • Drug Information Portal | Pill Identification Wizard (by shape & color & markings) |
  • Drug Information (Medline Plus) | Medicare.gov |
  • Orange Book (Search for generic drugs) [FDA]
  • Drug Interaction Tool (Drugs.com) | Drug Safety Initiative (FDA) | Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs |
    FDA 101: Dietary Supplements
    Help for persons without prescription drug health insurance
  • Partnership for Prescription Assistance (...[H]elps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need through the program that is right for them." Free of charge PPA Partners
  • Pfizer Helpful Answers (For those [without insurance] taking Pfizer medications who need help paying for their prescriptions)
  • Together RX Access (...[I]ndividuals and families without prescription drug coverage can gain access to immediate savings on hundreds of brand-name and generic prescription products right at their neighborhood pharmacies.)
  • Atlas of the Body (AMA) | eMedicine.com |
  • Consumer & Patient Health Information (Medical Library Association)
  • Texas Dept. of State Health Services
    Medicine
  • PubMed | Houston Academy of Medicine/Texas Medical Center Library (HAM-TMC) |
  • Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
  • Merck | ICD-9-CM Intl.Classification of Diseases | CPT |
  • Medpedia.com (Collaborative resource)
  • WebMedLit | JAMA |
  • National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc. (NORD) | Genetic & Rare Conditions |
  • Genetics Home Reference (Natl. Library of Medicine)
  • Genetic Disorders & Birth Defects Information Center (Indiana Univ. School of Medicine)
  • FamilyDoctor.org (Amer.Academy of Family Physicians)
  • Complete Home Medical Guide (Columbia University)
  • Hepatitis C Education & Support Network | Dyslexia Online |
  • Organ Donation | Marrow Donation | Diabetes | United Cerebral Palsy | Heart | Multiple Sclerosis | Sleep | Mesothelioma (Asbestos exposure) |
    Finding a Physician
  • ABMS.org | TX State Board of Medical Examiners |
  • MEDLINEPlus Directories | AMA Physician Select | DocFinder | DocFinderPlus |
  • BestDoctors.com
  • HMO Report Card (TX Office of Public Insurance Counsel)
  • Your HMO Quality Check-up (Gulf Coast edition) | Other Texas Regions |
    Finding a Dentist
  • TX State Board of Dental Examiners
  • Dentist Directory (Am.Dental Assn)
  • Dentist Referral (Gr.Houston Dental Society)
  • American Board of Orthodontics (Includes directory of orthodontists)
  • Oral Health Resources (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion)
  • Dentistry: Adult & Pediatric (Noah)
  • Dental Consumer Advisor
  • Career in Dentistry
    Finding a Hospital
  • Hospital Compare (US Dept. of Health & Human Services)
  • MEDLINEPlus Directories
  • Directory of America's Hospitals (AHA/US News & World Report)
  • Best Hospitals Finder (U.S. News & World Report annual ranking)
  • CiteHealth.com
  • Houston Northwest Medical Center
  • Tomball Regional Hospital
  • Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
  • M.D.Anderson Cancer Center (Texas Medical Center)
  • Harris County Hospital District (Ben Taub General Hospital, LBJ General Hospital, etc.)
  • Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Houston, TX (US Veterans Administration)
  • Virtual Hospital
    Medical / Nursing Schools in the Houston/Galveston area
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • University of Texas Medical School at Houston
  • University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston)
  • University of Texas School of Nursing at Houston
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) (to locate accreditated programs for other health fields)
    Clinical Trials
    | ClinicalTrials.gov | CenterWatch Clinical Trials Listing Service |

    Diagnostic Tests (Harvard)


    Mental Health/Mental Illness/Depression/Suicide
  • National Mental Health Information Center (US DHHS Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration)
  • National Institute of Mental Health
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) | About Medications (NAMI) | Support Groups (NAMI) | Take Action (NAMI) |
  • Mental Health Parity Act of 2007 (NAMI)
  • Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
  • Mental Health (NOAH)
  • Daily Strength (Online Support Groups)
  • Healthy Minds.org (American Psychiatric Assn. Consumer Site)
  • American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry | Facts for Families (AACAP) |
  • National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (VA)
  • NoStigma.com | Public Information (National Institute of Mental Health) |
  • National Mental Illness Screening Project
  • Mental Health Resources | Mental Health Resources in the Houston area |
  • Disorders/Medications (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill)
  • Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance | BPSO BiPolar Public Pages |
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention | Youth Suicide |
  • Psychiatric Medications (American Psychiatric Association)
  • Autism Society of America | Autism Treatment Center of America (Son-Rise) |
  • Natl Council on Problem Gambling | Gamblers Anonymous |
  • Eating Disorders
  • Caring for the Mind Workshop
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