Associations and Organizations

Disease Specific Associations

Alzheimer's Association

American Association of Poison Control Centers

American Brain Tumor Association

American Cancer Society

American Diabetes Association

American Foundation for the Blind

American Fibromyalgia Syndrome Association (AFSA)

American Heart Association

American Liver Foundation

American Lung Association

American Lyme Disease Foundation

American Red Crooss

American Sleep Apnea Association

American Stroke Association

Arthritis Foundation

Autism Society of America

CHADD: Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Chronic Fatique and Immune Dyfunction Sydromes

Crohns and Colitis Foundation of America

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Epilepsy Foundation of America

Fibromyalgia Information Foundation

Hospice Foundation of America

International Food Information Council Foundation

International Myeloma Foundation

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Lupus Foundation of America

MFA: Meningitis Foundation of America

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

Muscular Dystrophy

National Alliance on Mental Illness

National Association for the Dually Diagnosed (NADD)

National Association of the Deaf (NAD)

Attention Deficit Disorder Association

National Brain Tumor Association National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD)

National Kidney Foundation

National Lymphedema Network (NLN)

National Mental Health Association

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)

National Osteoporosis Foundation

National PACE Association

National Parkinson Foundation

National Psoriasis Foundation

National Sarcoidosis Resource Center

National Stroke Association

Patient Advocate Foundation "new"

Scleroderma Foundation

Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Network

Susan G. Komen for the Cure


Health Information

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC Accurate information on diseases, conditions, safety topics, and travelers' health

Effective Health Care Program Research summaries from AHRQ - the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Trusted medical advice from the American Academy of Family Physicians

Gale Databases Health Reference Center, Nursing and Allied Health Collection, newspapers, more. Use your Monroe County Library card to use these databases from the NYS Library, NOVELNY program

KidsHealth For kids, teens, and parents about health, behavior, and development

Lab Tests Online Helps you understand your lab tests

Mayo Clinic Understandable information on diseases, conditions, medications and coping

MedlinePlus Trusted health information from the National Library of Medicine One-stop access to comprehensive mental health information

Merck Manual - Consumer Version Written in everyday language - includes images, audio, videos

MLA Top Health Websites Consumer and Patient Health Information Section (CAPHIS) of the Medical Library Association

National Cancer Institute A great starting point for any information about cancer A community for teens and young adults struggling with mental health problems

OrthoInfo Manage your bone and joint health - from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - includes exercises and conditioning programs

Physiotherapy Exercises for People with Injuries & Disabilities World Confederation for Physical Therapy partner

Speak Up Program Helps patients take an active role in preventing health care errors - from The Joint Commission

Kidshealth Información para niños, adolescentes, y padres.

MedlinePlus Información de salud para usted.

SALUD: Spanish Access to Literature / Uso Directo SALUD is a collaboration between the Chicago Department of Public Health and the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Library of the Health Sciences and College of Nursing. The collaboration aims to bring appropriate Spanish & English language materials to the public and public health professionals.

Women's Health The Office on Women's Health (OWH) is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The OWH website provides reliable information on women's health issues.