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Health Sites by Companies

Health Sites by Non-Profit and Government Organizations

Health Sites by or related to Educational Institutions

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Health Sites by Companies

 

drkoop.com: Aging Healthy Center
drkoop.com is a company led by Dr. C. Everett Koop, former U.S. Surgeon General and others. This is an excellent site for health information.
http://www.drkoop.com/resource/aging/index.asp

Health Guide On-Line
Information on health subjects. This site is from the Clinical Tools, Inc. is a physician-owned, multimedia company based in Pittsburgh, PA.
http://www.healthguide.com/

InfoSeek Health Channel
Infoseeks Health resource page.
http://infoseek.go.com/Center/Health

Mayo Health [email protected]
Clinic experts provide current medical information and news on health topics. Learn about treatment options and prevention methods -pharmaceutical and surgical as well as dietary and behavioral. information on treatment and prevention - A health education resource.
http://mayoclinic.com/home

Mining Company Guide to Senior Health
Guide to Senior Health from The Mining Company. Includes articles on current health issues and related internet link.
http://seniorhealth.miningco.com

OnHealth
OnHealth is an independent service that provides information and resources designed for people who want to know the latest thinking about health and medicine, in terms they can understand and use.
http://www.OnHealth.com/

Practical Memory Institute
Whether you are a professional, caregiver, one who is interested in learning more about your memory powers, or even improving your memory then MEMORYZine is for you! This is your site, so remember to bookmark this page and come by often.
http://www.memoryzine.com/

SeniorCom Health Page
Health Categories: Fitness, Nutrition, Healthcare, Diseases The most complete and user friendly health topic directory on the web! Daily news updates on specific health topics.
http://www.seniornet.org/php

Wellness Web: Alternative Medicine
Wellness Web is a collaboration of patients, healthcare professionals, and other caregivers. Our mission is help you find the best and most appropriate medical information and support available.
http://www.seekwellness.com/

Health Sites by Non-Profit and Government Organizations

AARP Research Center
Here is where you may find research results or reference information that can answer your questions about a variety of subjects. Or stimulate your interest in new ones.
http://research.aarp.org/

AoA - Information for Older Persons, Their Families...
Information on this site includes links to AoA Fact Sheets, NIA Age Pages (a highly informative series of 2-4 page booklets mostly on health topics), Retirement and Financial Planning: Online Resources, etc.
http://www.aoa.gov/

Crozer-Keystone Health System Senior Health
Crozer-Keystone Health System web page for seniors. Has some great links to other sites. Senior Fitness, Financial planning,etc..
http://www.crozer.org/crozer/default.htm

HCFA - The Medicare and Medicaid Agency
Welcome to the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), the federal agency that administers the Medicare, Medicaid and Child Health Insurance Programs.
http://www.cms.hhs.gov/

Health Care Choices
Health Care Choices is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating the public about the nation's health care system. Our goal is to assist patients, consumers and other purchasers of health care services, such as employers, to make informed decisions when navigating the complexities of this system.
http://www.healthcarechoices.org/

Health on the Net Foundation
An international initiative, Health On the Net Foundation (HON) is a not-for-profit organization headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. HON is dedicated to realizing the benefits of the Internet and related technologies in the fields of health and medicine.
http://www.hon.ch/

Health Policy Central Idea
An electronic journal of the non profit organization Electronic Policy Network.
http://epn.org/idea/health.html

Medicare - The Official U.S. Government Site for Medicare Information
The Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) administers Medicare, the nation's largest health insurance program, which covers 39 million Americans.
http://www.medicare.gov/

National Health Information Resource Center (NHIRC)
The NHIRC is an interactive clearinghouse and communications hub about health information and data. It provides a number of different online services for accessing and using health information systems and data.
http://www2.ari.net/chrc/oldchrc/nhirc/home_newlogsky.html

  NIHSeniorHealth.gov
A new web site featuring health informatino, talking web, easy access for older adults, and visually impaired.
http://www.nihseniorhealth.gov/

NLM - MEDLINEplus
The Medline Plus information pages are designed to direct you to resources containing information that will help you research your health questions. This an easy to understand resource for the general public.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/

Preventing Falls
Falls are not simply the result of getting older. Many falls are preventable. In fact, there are some simple things you can do to reduce your chances of falling.
http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/duip/spotlite/falltips.htm#1

U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM)
The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of NIH in Bethesda, Maryland, is the world's largest medical library. It collects materials in all major areas of the health sciences and to a lesser degree in such areas as chemistry, physics, botany and zoology.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/

Welcome to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is a part of the Federal Government's National Institutes of Health. This site provides you with information about their research and educational activities.
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/index.htm

Welcome to 50plus homepage.
Fifty-Plus is an international organization devoted to information about, motivation toward, and participation in exercise and fitness while aging.
http://www.fifty-plus.net/

Health Sites by or related to Educational Institutions

Hardin MD - Hardin Meta Directory of Internet Health Sources
Hardin MD - Hardin Meta Directory of Internet Health Sources is a site that lists the best health information sites
http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/md/

InteliHealth - Home to Johns Hopkins Health Information
Johns Hopkins University health information page. This site contains a information on a variety of health topics. Including information on senior health issues.
http://www.intelihealth.com/

Hospitals

Allegheny General Hospital
Allegheny General Hospital is located in Pittsburgh, PA. This page provides descriptions of services as well as contacts.
http://www.allhealth.edu/

Altoona Hospital
Altoona Hospitals web site. This includes a list of departments, community programs, etc..
http://www.altoonahospital.org/

American Hospital Directory
The American Hospital Directory provides on-line, comparative data for most hospitals. Use this site to quickly search for hospital location and phone numbers.
http://www.ahd.com/

Mount Nittany Medical Center
Formerly known as Centre Community Hospital, the medical center is located at 1800 East Park Avenue, State College, PA 16803, and has served Centre County since 1902. It is a non-profit, acute care, 200-bed facility with 900 employees and 165 physicians.
http://www.cch1.org/

Crozer-Keystone Health System
Crozer-Keystone Health System services the Philadelphia area. This site has links to the various hospitals and institutions in this Crozer-Keystone system.
http://www.crozer.org/

J. C. Blair Memorial Hospital
The purpose of this web site is to provide information regarding medical services which are available at J. C. Blair Memorial Hospital
http://www.jcblair.org/

University of Pennsylvania Health System
The University of Pennsylvania Health System's online resource for information about health care, medical research and the education of health care professionals
http://www.med.upenn.edu/

Links to Other Sites of Interest

a county-specific resource for aging related information
Link to Caregiver PA website
Penn State Gerontology Center

GEC/PA Homepage

Health and Human Development Homepage

Penn State Homepage

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