Health Links

AARP Health  (www.aarp.org/health)

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

American Association for Clinical Chemistry Cardiac Risk Assessment

(www.labtestsonline.org/understanding/analytes/cardiac_risk/glance.html)

American Cancer Society  (www.cancer.org)

Includes links to clinical trials and patient support groups

American Diabetes Association  (www.diabetes.org)

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

American Heart Association  (www.americanheart.org)

Features an online heart and stroke encyclopedia)

American Lung Association  (www.lungusa.org)

Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America  (www.aafa.org)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  (www.cdc.gov)

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

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh  (www.chp.edu)

Clinical Trials  (www.clinicaltrials.gov)

Lists experimental treatments you may be eligible to receive

Family Doctor  (www.familydoctor.org)

Straightforward general information from the American Academy of Family Physicians

Food and Drug Administration  (www.fda.gov)

Healthfinder  (www.healthfinder.gov)

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

KidsHealth  (www.kidshealth.org)

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

Mayo Clinic  (www.mayoclinic.com)

Offers online tools to help guide treatment decisions

Medicare  (www.medicare.gov)

Medicare Diabetes Information  (www.medicare.gov/Health/Diabetes.asp)

MedlinePlus  (http://medlineplus.gov)

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

National Cancer Institute  (www.cancer.gov)

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

(www.cdc.gov/diabetes)

National Diabetes Education Program  (ndep.nih.gov)

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases  (https://www.niaid.nih.gov/)

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases  (www.niddk.nih.gov)

National Institutes of Health  (www.health.nih.gov)

U.S. National Library of Medicine  (www.nlm.nih.gov)

University of Pittsburgh and UPMC Health Sciences Library System  (www.hsls.pitt.edu)

WebMD  (www.webmd.com)  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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