DrugRehab.com - Information for people fighting addiction from alcohol and drug abuse
Federal Register - The official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations.
Food & Drug Administration - This site has information about all products regulated by the FDA, including food, drug, medical devices, and biologicals. Information is also provided about recent approvals and withdrawals.
World Health Organization (WHO) - International organization focused on attainment of highest level of health. Information is provided about infectious disease, global disease outbreaks and traveler's health.
American Heart Association - Consumer level information about various cardiac conditions, both acute & chronic.
HeartWire - Recent news in cardiology, including meeting presentation and recent scientific literature.
Children's Liver Alliance - Information for patients about the liver, its function, and diseases of the liver. Also has information about liver transplants.
Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation - General information about what pediatric cardiomyopathy is, causes, diagnosis and treatment. This site also contains information on current research and clinical trials.
Mental Disorder Network - Information for patients on anxiety disorders, mood disorders, personality disorders and other mental disorders. Also includes information on certain medications used to treat these disorders.
Combined Health Information Database - Federal government health-related agencies organized by disease state. UPDATE: As of Sept. 1, 2006, this site has been discontinued, but still lists ongoing trials.
Consumer-based Drug Information
Medline Plus - This is a site, maintained by the National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health, has information on most prescription and nonprescription medications as well as common disease states.
FDA Consumer Drug Information - This site has patient information sheets for several common drugs as well as links to the prescribing information of these drugs.
InteliHealth - Consumer oriented information about a variety of medical/health conditions, complementary/alternative medicines as well as general health promotion activities.
PDR Health - This site has information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, as well as some dietary supplements. Some prescription drugs have photographs of the medication.
RxList - Includes many prescription and nonprescription medicine. It has information about drug side effects, interactions, and uses. There is also a limited ability to identify tablets by imprint codes.
Consumer Lab - This organization assesses product quality and purity. Some information is restricted to subscribers.
The Longwood Herbal Task Force - This site contains a variety of patient fact sheets and professional monographs about commonly used dietary supplements
General Disease Information
MEDLINEplus - This site has information compiled from the National Institute of Health on major health topics of interest. It also contains medical dictionaries and encyclopedias.
American Academy of Family Physicians - Includes consumer health information in English & Spanish. This site also has a self-care section which helps determine what problems can be cared for at home and which should be seen by a physician.