Web Resources

American Council on ExerciseThe American Council on Exercise is the largest nonprofit fitness certification and education provider in the world.

AMA For Patients
"The purpose of this site is to support the AMA's ongoing mission to promote the art and science of medicine for the betterment of public health by providing timely information on matters important to the health of America."

This website is maintained by the U.S. National Institutes of Health.

CDC-Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
A site for public health and infectious disease information.

An instrument of judging the quality of written consumer health information on treatment choices.

Everyday Health
Provides information on health conditions, interactive tools, discussion forums, and an "Ask the Expert" feature.

Provides information to specific communities such as children, seniors, women, and men on numerous health conditions and diseases.

Health Central
This site offers provides information about diseases and conditions for health consumers, as well as drug information, health videos, and healthy recipes.

Health Finder.gov
"Healthfinder® is a free gateway to reliable consumer health and human services information developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services."

HON Code of Conduct
This site is sponsored by Health on the Net Foundation, a non-Governmental International Agency headquartered in Switzerland. 

Household Products Database
This database contains links to over 4,000 consumer brands to health effects which is maintained by the Specialized Information Services of the National Library of Medicine.

Offers advice and information on many health conditions and is helped maintained by Harvard Medical School's Consumer Health Information department.

National Library of Medicine's listing of links to information to health-related organizations and other health questions.

There is a lot of information for consumers wanting to know more about diseases and medical conditions.

Medical Information on the Internet: Guide for Health Reporters and Consumers
This is a Web-based tutorial from the Medical Library Association to lead individuals to quality health care information on the Internet.

 Men's Health Internet Resources
Comprehensive site of information and links on men's health issues from Rodale, publisher of Men's Health magazine.             

National Women's Health Information Center
Provides information on statistics, diseases, and other conditions related to female     health.                                                 

This site is evaluated by and created by medical and health professional faculty at the University of Cincinnati, Case Western Reserve University, and the Ohio State University.

Is comprised of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and related areas.

Tox Town
Provides an introduction to toxic chemicals and everyday health risks and is maintained by the National Library of Medicine.

Virtual Hospital
Comprehensive health care information for both professional and layman from the University of Iowa.

"WebMD provides connectivity and a full suite of services to the healthcare industry that improve administrative efficiencies and clinical effectiveness enabling high-quality patient care."