Benson Hospital Library provides links to medical
information for layman and medical professionals.
Information to promote good health and preventative
medicine is provided here, in addition to reliable
sources for medical problems.
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the flu season, there is valuable information at
Good Health Habits
Learn about good nutrition, healthy heart recipes for
children and adults from a worldwide recognized
by the Franklin Hospitals in Pennsylvania,
these tools include quizzes on children's
health, women's health and other topics,
such as BMI, cholesterol, heart rate,
obesity, skin cancer, stroke, low back pain
and others. Test your knowledge.
This site provides information on the research going on in
this area of medicine, in addition to caregiver resources,
conferences and events.
American Cancer Society
Gives reports on research progress, ACS programs, latest in
the news and cancer information
New developments in arthritis research and treatment, in
addition to facts and news about this dreaded disease.
Good care for your lungs, how you can protect this vital
organ and newest treatments.
Asbestos Cancer & Mesothelioma Cancer Resource
solely on the knowledge of, and the issues
stemming from asbestos exposure. Efforts are to
provide patients, care givers, and even potential
patients with every treatment option possible to
help fight this heartbreaking disease.
They are Oncologist reviewed and have accompanying
videos on many of the pages,
While many organizations are set up to assist those who
have diabetes, listed below are a few of the leading ones.
Other links can be accessed from them.
Medical Information for the Layman
Health AtoZ provides formats and search capabilities for both
professionals and consumers that save time. They
subject and search approaches, listing over 20,000 URLs.
Symptom and Calorie Calculator Checker
Checker - What is
causing the pain? Why does your child's throat
hurt? This checker will give some suggestions and
what you should do about it.
Calculator Checker - How many calories do you
need daily to maintain your weight?
Professional Medical Information
National Network of Libraries of Medicine
mission of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) is to
advance the progress of medicine and improve the public health by: 1)
providing all U.S. health professionals with equal access to biomedical
information; and, 2) improving the public's access to information to
enable them to make informed decisions about their health. The Program
is coordinated by the National Library of Medicine and carried out through a nationwide network of health science libraries and information centers.
The Visible Human Project
This site presents a complete, anatomically detailed,
three-dimensional representation of the male and female
National Library of Medicine - PubMed
- PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, includes over 14 million citations for biomedical articles back to the 1950's. These citations are from
MEDLINE and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources
National Institute of Health
- A-Z index of NIH health resources, clinical trials, health hotlines,
MEDLINEplus, drug information.
Free online version of a long-time favorite reference
Doctor's Guide to the Internet
Doctor's Guide was designed to help physicians
the resources of the Internet and the WWW. Major
sections are titled:
"Of medical and professional interest, of general or
of interest to your patients".
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