Resources

Online Medical Resources

 

Disease Information
www.webmd.com

National Institutes of Health
www.nih.gov

Medication Information
www.rxlist.com

My Family Health Portrait
www.webmd.com

Your states medical / examining board
www.fsmb.org/directory_smb.html

You can compare hospital quality ratings at:
www.ConsumerHealthRatings.com
www.HealthGrades.com

Compare long term care facilities or rehab centers
www.medicare.gov
www.HealthGrades.com

Develop and Maintain a Family Medical History

 
US Government Genealogy and Family History
 

Drug Information
RX List
http://www.rxlist.com/script/main/hp.asp

 
 
 

Drug Safety
Drug Watch (senior Health Overview)
http://www.drugwatch.com/seniors/

Drug Watch (Hip Replacement Overview)
http://www.drugwatch.com/hip-replacement
 
 
 
Tools to use for Treatment, Hospitalizations, Surgery
Choosing Wisely
http://www.choosingwisely.org

National Vaccine Information Center
http://www.nvic.org

Campaign ZERO
http://www.joincampaignzero.org

Leapfrog Group – Compare Hospitals
http://www.leapfroggroup.org

The Patient Pod
http://www.thepatientpod.com

Research Doctors, Hospitals, and Clinics:
State Medical Boards
https://www.fsmb.org

Medical Board of California
http://www.mbc.ca.gov
 
Osteopathic Medical Board of California
http://www.ombc.ca.gov

Links to All 50 State Medical Boards
All 50 State Medical Boards

 
 
American Medical Association
http://www.ama-assn.org/ama
 
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
http://www.ahrq.gov
 
 
Consumer Health Ratings
http://www.consumerhealthratings.com
Health Grades

 
Leapfrog Group – How Safe are your hospitals on safety & surgery procedures
http://www.leapfroggroup.org
 
Life Care Planning:
Five Wishes
https://agingwithdignity.org/five-wishes
 
 
Life Care Planning CA Documents On-Line
https://oag.ca.gov/consumers/general/care
 
Life Care Planning AZ Documents On-Line
https://www.azag.gov/seniors/life-care-planning
 
Sites Dedicated to Specific Illnesses:
ElderNet.com
http://www.eldernet.com/illness.htm
 
American Stroke Association
 
American Heart Association
http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG
 
American Cancer Society
http://www.cancer.org
 
American Diabetes Association
http://www.diabetes.org
 

Medical Research Websites

National Institutes of Health
http://www.nih.gov
 
 
Center for Disease Control
http://www.cdc.gov
 
US Food and Drug Administration
http://www.fda.gov
 
 
 
 
Alternative/ Integrative Health Websites:

National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine
https://nccih.nih.gov

Dr. Joseph Mercola
http://www.mercola.com
 
Institute for Functional Medicine
https://www.functionalmedicine.org
 
The Townsend Letter
http://www.townsendletter.com
 
Environmental Working Group
http://www.ewg.org
 
 
Worst Pills, Best Pills
http://www.worstpills.org
 
David Perlmutter, MD
http://www.drperlmutter.com
 
Mark Hyman, MD
http://drhyman.com
 
 
 
HealthCare Conversations in Social Media
 
Past Life Regression Academy