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Health Links

AARP Health  (

Info on drugs, insurance, and on staying healthy at 50-plus

American Association for Clinical Chemistry Cardiac Risk Assessment


American Cancer Society  (

Includes links to clinical trials and patient support groups

American Diabetes Association  (

Along with news of the latest research, provides nutritional information and even recipes

American Heart Association  (

Features an online heart and stroke encyclopedia)

American Lung Association  (

Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America  (

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  (

The government's latest info on public health and communicable diseases is posted here

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh  (

Clinical Trials  (

Lists experimental treatments you may be eligible to receive

Family Doctor  (

Straightforward general information from the American Academy of Family Physicians

Food and Drug Administration  (

Healthfinder  (

A health library available in English and Spanish, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

KidsHealth  (

A foundation-sponsored site about children's health through adolescence; includes a special area for teens

Mayo Clinic  (

Offers online tools to help guide treatment decisions

Medicare  (

Medicare Diabetes Information  (

MedlinePlus  (

The National Library of Medicine's comprehensive health-information portal

National Cancer Institute  (

Provides clinical details about every type of cancer and the latest treatments

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Diabetes Public Health Resource


National Diabetes Education Program  (

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases  (

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases  (

National Institutes of Health  (

U.S. National Library of Medicine  (

University of Pittsburgh and UPMC Health Sciences Library System  (

WebMD  (  A for-profit news and information service with interactive activities

The above links and descriptions are from AARP Magazine, UPMC Health Plan's "MyHealth Insight," and other health resources.

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