Other Health and Medical Resources
Here are a variety of helpful health and medical resources that cover a wide range of health and medical topics. Simply click on the link for the website you would like to visit.
Clinical Trials — This completely confidential site is provided by the National Institutes of Health. Patients and family members can find information about nearly 5,000 clinical trials at some 47,000 locations nationwide. (Clinical trials are medical research studies that evaluate the safety and effectiveness of new medications and medical procedures for a wide range of diseases and conditions.) If a trial is still open for new patients, the information includes the requirements for participation and who to contact.
FamilyMedicalNet.com — Internet resources for wellness and medicine.
Free Comprehensive ElderCare Referral Service - ElderCarelink — This free online referral service helps you find everything from Adult Day Care, Home Care and Assisted Living to Financial Planning and Personal Emergency Responses.
Get Palliative Care — Palliative care specializes in the relief of the pain, symptoms and stress of serious illness. GetPalliativeCare.org provides valuable information for patients and families, and includes a palliative care Provider Directory, direct links to palliative care-related organizations and more.
Health Info Base — Free up-to-date information on a variety of health topics — from addictions to women's health — that are relevant to daily living.
Health6.com — Comprehensive directory of health resources.
HealthFinder (for Seniors) — Developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, their "Just for You" Web page provides access to reliable online healthcare information for consumers of all ages. It includes a wide range of resources both inside and outside the U.S. government and is very user-friendly. After clicking on this link, click on their Seniors link to arrive at their section that has been designed especially for seniors in different living and working situations.
InteliHealth — A subsidiary of Aetna U.S. Healthcare, their goal is to provide consumers with credible information and useful tools from the most trusted sources. More than 150 top health care organizations, including the Harvard Medical School, the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, and the National Institutes of Health, contribute accurate, up-to-date information to the InteliHealth Web site.
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