Health Websites


General Sites


About.Com Health and Fitness



AEGIS (AIDS and HIV) Aids Education Global Information System



ALS Association (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)



American Medical Association



American Diabetes Association



American Heart Association



California Medical Association

The medical association supported by 34,000 physicians have put together an on-line network of services. 


Centers for Disease Control

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of the 13 major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which is the principal agency in the United States government for protecting the health and safety of all Americans and for providing essential human services, especially for those people who are least able to help themselves.

CNN Interactive/Health  Main Page


Diagnostic Tests


Doctor’s Guide to the Internet     Prescription & OTC Drug information for consumers & professionals.

Welcome to, the most popular, comprehensive and up-to-date drug information resource available online. Fast, easy searching on over 24,000 prescription and over the counter medicines.

Food and Nutrition Information Center The Food and Nutrition Information Center - a leader in food and human nutrition information dissemination since 1971. Provides credible, accurate, and practical resources for nutrition and health professionals, educators, government personnel and consumers.

Gray’s Anatomy On Line   The edition of Gray’s Anatomy of the Human Body features 1,247 vibrant engravings—many in color—from the classic 1918 publication, as well as a subject index with 13,000 entries ranging from the Antrum of Highmore to the Zonule of Zinn.

Harvard Medical School Family Health Guide Online


Health A-Z


Health on the Net Foundation  Health On the Net Foundation is the leading organization promoting and guiding the deployment of useful and reliable online medical and health information, and its appropriate and efficient use. Created in 1995, HON is a non-profit, non-governmental organization, accredited to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations

Health Web   The health sciences librarians of the Committee for Institutional Cooperation (CIC) schools will work cooperatively to develop an interface which will provide organized access to evaluated non-commercial, health-related, Internet-accessible resources. The resources will include those currently available as well as new resources developed in collaboration with other organizations




Heart Center Online for Patients  (i village Total Health)   

Infection Detection Protection

IntelliHealth (Harvard Medical School)  Site is primarily concerned with the health of children and teens.

Family Doctor. org   This Web site is operated by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), a national medical organizations representing more than 93,700 family physicians, family practice residents and medical students. All of the information on this site has been written and reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at the AAFP

JAMA Women’s Health

KidsHealth:  Teens  created for teens looking for honest, accurate information and advice about health, relationships, and growing up. We offer a safe, private place that's accessible 24 hours a day to get the doctor-approved info you need to understand the changes that you (or your friends) may be going through - and to make educated decisions

Lab Tests Online

Mayo Clinic


Medical Images and Illustrations

Merck:  Online Medical Reference

New England Journal of Medicine

National Library of Medicine  The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, is the world's largest medical library. The Library collects materials and provides information and research services in all areas of biomedicine and health care.

Open the Door to a Health Heart   Good nutrition, facts about heart disease and more.  A World of Information on Pain

Reuters Health Information  Reuters Health (RH) is the world's leading provider of medical and healthcare news. Reuters Health news services are internationally recognized as unbiased, authoritative, timely and dependable, with the reputation for quality that one expects from a Reuters company

Shape Up America   The purpose of Shape Up America! is to educate the public on the importance of the achievement and maintenance of a healthy body weight through the adoption of increased physical activity and healthy eating.

Virtual Hospital (University of Iowa)   After 13 years of service, on January 1, 2006, Virtual Hospital / Virtual Children's Hospital, the Internet's first medical Web sites, ceased operations after serving over 80 million users, due to a lack of funding. However, much of Virtual Hospital / Virtual Children's Hospital content remains available online


Visible Human

It is the creation of complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the normal male and female human bodies. Acquisition of transverse CT, MR and cryosection images of representative male and female cadavers has been completed.




Women’s Health


Yahoo Health


Your Gross & Cool Body

Click on Gross & Cool 



  Site of the joint United Nations Program on HIV/AID.  It is the main advocate for global action on the epidemic.  It leads, strengthens and supports and expanded response aimed at preventing transmission of HIV, providing care and support, reducing the vulnerability of individuals and communities to HIV/AIDS, and alleviating the impact of the epidemic. 


Science Interactive Body


MMWR-YOUTH RISK BEHAVIOR SURVEILLANCE—UNITED STATES   Report on priority health-risk behaviors, which contribute to the leading causes of morbidity and mortality among youth and adults, often are established during youth, extend into adulthood, are interrelated and preventable. 


Chlamydia—CDC Fact Sheet  What is Chlamydia? How common is Chlamydia? How do people get Chlamydia? What are the symptoms of Chlamydia? What complications can result from untreated Chlamydia? How does Chlamydia affect a pregnant woman and her baby? How is Chlamydia diagnosed? What is the treatment for Chlamydia? How can Chlamydia be prevented?


World Health Organization


HIV/AIDS Among Youth  Center for Disease Control and Prevention


Human Papillomvirus (HPV)  Center for Disease Control and Prevention


Genital Herpes—CDC Fact Sheet


Syphillis—CDC Fact Sheet


FDA Heart Health on Line

    This Web site gives you reliable information about the products used to prevent, diagnose, and treat cardiovascular disease. It includes full descriptions and patient instructions for many medications, medical devices, and diagnostic tests for cardiovascular disease


The Heart Truth  A National Campaign for women about Heart Disease sponsored by the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute.


Heart and Vascular Disease

Sponsored by the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute.


Women Heart  National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease WomenHeart is the nation's only national patient advocacy organization serving the 8,000,000 American women living with heart disease and provides them support, information and advocacy. We aim to improve their quality of life and healthcare, to include early detection, accurate diagnosis and proper treatment.


American Diabetes Association


National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse


Basics About Diabetes  Center for Disease Control and Prevention