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Reliable Medical Information on the Web

 

1. The Mayo Clinic- a world class hospital's consumer medical information web site

mayoclinic.org 

2. Mel.org > Databases > Health and Wellness Resource Center & Medline Plus


        Also available through Mel : Health Reference Center Academic, Nursing Resource            Center, Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection, and Psychology Collection


3. Center for Disease Control and Prevention

http://www.cdc.gov/diseasesConditions/


4. Kidshealth is the largest and most visited site on the Web providing doctor approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence.

www.kidshealth.org




The Merck Manuals online – a trusted source of medical information from the Merck Company

http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/index.html

The Cleveland Clinic, a world renowned hospital's health information database.

http://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/default.aspx

National Institute of Mental Health

http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/disorder_index.htm

HealthFinder – the U.S. government's guide to reliable health information

http://www.healthfinder.gov/HealthAtoZ/

Harvard Medical School's consumer health information web site

http://www.health.harvard.edu/ (do a google search of harvard health)

FamilyDoctor contains health information for the whole family from the American Academy of Family Physicians

http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/common.html

HealthAtoZ.com is a comprehensive health and medical resource developed by health care professionals

http://www.healthfinder.gov/HealthAtoZ/


Healthline is a medical information search engine. Healthline is solely dedicated to finding medical information online, and it offers medically filtered results developed by trained medical personnel.  

https://www.healthline.com    - use internet explorer for this one




Subject specific sites:


Cancer: American Cancer Society (cancer.org), National Cancer Institute (cancer.gov), Association of Cancer Online Resources (acor.org) and Cancer Care (cancercare.org).


Heart disease: American Heart Association (americanheart.org), National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (www.nhlbi.nih.gov) and Congenital Heart Information Network (tchin.org).

Diabetes: American Diabetes Association (diabetes.org), National Diabetes Education Program (ndep.nih.gov), Joslin Diabetes Center (www.joslin.harvard.edu), and Diabetes Monitor (diabetesmonitor.com).

Alzheimer’s disease: Alzheimer’s Association (alz.org), Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation (alzinfo.org), and Alzheimers.gov.

March of Dimes provides trustworthy information to parents and families about birth defects and genetics

http://www.marchofdimes.com/



Good for images

http://www.medicinenet.com/image_collection/article.htm

http://www.sciencephoto.com/


Disease project rubric.docx



Disease Project Scoring Rubric




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