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American Heart Association
This website provides easy-to-read, accurate description of conditions, causes, symptoms, and treatments by linking to trusted Web sites for specific information. For instance, someone looking up bone cancer would be linked to the bone cancer page on the National Cancer Institute Web site.
Alzheimer's Foundation of America
Provides extensive information about diabetes, its treatments, and ongoing research. This site also offers advice on nutrition/meal planning, fitness regimes, lifestyle changes, and community support groups.
As well as offering patients information on wellness, diseases, drugs, and other health topics, this site has an extensive searchable medical encyclopedia with cool pictures and diagrams and a medical dictionary that gives spelling and pronunciation tips.
American Diabetes Association
National Institutes of Health
The Kids in Parks program has created a network of TRACK Trails (hiking, disc golf, paddling, geocaching, biking, and other types of trails) designed to provide kids and families with fun outdoor recreation opportunities. Each TRACK Trail has a series of self-guided brochures that turn an ordinary outing into a fun-filled adventure.
The mission of the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) is "to provide optimal care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families-through our member organizations dedicated to improving quality of life."
WebMD has created an organization that we believe fulfills the promise of health information on the Internet. We provide credible information, supportive communities, and in-depth reference material about health subjects that matter to you.
Patients can read about their prescriptions or research the various drugs available for their condition. This site provides an easy-to-use drug interactions checker, and an innovative pill identification wizard that allows patients to enter the shape, color, and imprint of their mystery pill and view photographs of potential matches to identify the medication.
The American Heart Association's patient portal on heart disease supplies information, tools, videos, recipes, exercise tips, and expert advice for patients with heart disease and their families. Patients will dig Heart360, an interactive way to manage their heart health by tracking their medications, blood pressure, weight, exercise, and diet.
Offers extensive disease/condition information, and goes a step further with its comprehensive and helpful "Treatment Decisions" section, Q&A section called "Ask a Specialist," and a plethora of interactive quizzes, self-assessments, and calculators under "Health Tools."