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The medical team at Medicine Specialists at Florida Hospital is often asked where to find reliable and comprehensive information about internal medicine, chronic and infection diseases, and preventive health issues. There are thousands of websites offering useful health care information, resources and services.

Many health care organizations provide a multitude of patient and caregiver information and resources to help educate and guide patients through every stage of life, as well as offer assistance to people who suffer from chronic diseases and disabilities.

Please keep in mind that just as medical science, technology and information changes quickly, the websites might too! The team at Medical Specialists at Florida Hospital put together the following list as a guide to provide further information on relevant internal medicine and preventive health topics.

For Information on your online patient medical records, please create an account.

For information on other various health care topics, the following websites are great places to start.

Aging

Organization

Web Link

Aging with Dignity

www.agingwithdignity.org

National Council on the Aging

www.ncoa.org

NIH National Institute on Aging

www.nia.nih.gov

NIH Senior Health

www.nihseniorhealth.gov

 

Arthritis

Organization

Web Link

Arthritis Foundation

www.arthritis.org

NIH National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

www.niams.nih.gov

Hospital for Special Surgery, Rheumatology Division

http://rheumatology.hss.edu/

 

Cancer

Organization

Web Link

American Cancer Society

www.cancer.org

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation

www.cbcf.org

End Women’s Cancer – National Race to End Women’s Cancer

www.endwomenscancer.org

FORCE -  Facing Our Risk of Cancer

www.facingourrisk.org

Foundation for Women’s Cancer

www.foundationforwomenscancer.org

Gynecologic Cancer Foundation

www.thegcf.org

CancerCare

www.cancercare.org/index.php

Canadian Cancer Society

www.cancer.ca

I had cancer – a cancer support network

http://www.ihadcancer.com/

National Ovarian Cancer Association

www.ovariancanada.org

NIH National Cancer Institute, Cancer Information Service

www.nci.nih.gov

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

www.komen.org 

The Sister Study (Study of Environmental & Genetic Risk Factors for Breast Cancer

www.sisterstudy.com

Women’s Cancer Network

www.wcn.org/cc/

 

Complementary & Alternative Medicine

Alternative Medicine Foundation

www.amfoundation.org

Mayo Clinic Complementary & Alternative Medicine

www.mayoclinic.com/health/alternative-medicine/CM99999

NIH National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine

www.nccam.nih.gov

Taking Charge of Your Health

http://takingcharge.csh.umn.edu

 

Diabetes

American Diabetes Association

www.diabetes.org

Canadian Diabetes Association

www.diabetes.ca

 

Fitness

Health Canada Physical Activity Unit

www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/pau-uap/paguide/index.html

Strong Women

www.strongwomen.com

 

General Health and Wellness

American Osteopathic Association

www.osteopathic.org/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

www.cdc.gov

Everyday Choices for a Healthier Life

www.everydaychoices.org

Family Doctor

www.familydoctor.org

Florida Hospital

www.floridahospital.com

Health Finder

Live Well. Learn How.

http://healthfinder.gov/

MedicineNet.com

We bring Doctors’ Knowledge to You

www.medicinenet.com

My Pyramid (Choose My Plate)

www.choosemyplate.gov

National Health Council

www.nationalhealthcouncil.org

National Library of Medicine

www.nlm.nih.gov

US Department of Agriculture

www.usda.gov

US Department of Health and Human Services

www.hhs.gov

US Food and Drug Administration

www.fda.gov

WebMD

www.webmd.com

 

Headache Disorders

Migraine Resource Network

http://migraineresourcenetwork.com/

National Headache Foundation

www.headaches.org

 

Heart Health

American Heart Association

www.heart.org

 

Menopause

Menopause: The Journal of The North American Menopause Society

www.menopausejournal.com

Menopause Management: Women’s Health Through Midlife & Beyond

www.menopausemgmt.com

The North American Menopause Society

www.menopause.org

 

Osteoporosis

American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

www.asbmr.org

International Society for Clinical Densitometry

www.iscd.org

Osteoporosis Canada

www.osteoporosis.ca

National Osteoporosis Foundation

www.nof.org 

 

Sleep Problems

National Sleep Foundation

www.sleepfoundation.org

Sleep Research Society

www.sleepresearchsociety.org

 

Weight Control

WIN Weight-control Information Network

http://win.niddk.nih.gov/index.htm 

NIH Aim for a Healthy Weight

www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/obesity/lose_wt/index.htm

NIH Weight Control Information Network

www.niddk.nih.gov 

Obesity in America

www.obesityinamerica.org 

Shape Up America

http://shapeup.org/

 

Women’s Health

American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists

www.acog.org

American Society for Reproductive Medicine

www.asrm.org

American Urogynecologic Society

http://www.augs.org/

Bedsider

All about all the birth control methods.

www.bedsider.org

Florida Hospital Women’s Services

www.floridahospitalwomen.com

Health Care for Women

www.hcfw.com

Healthy Women

Informed. Empowered.

http://www.healthywomen.org/

The Hormone Foundation

www.hormone.org

Hyster Sisters

www.hystersisters.com

My Pelvic Health

Take the Floor (Voices for PDF)

www.takethefloor.org

The National Women’s Health Information Center

www.womenshealth.gov

Nexplanon®

http://www.nexplanon-usa.com/en/consumer/index.asp

WiseWoman

www.cdc.gov/wisewoman

Women’s Health

www.womenshealth.gov