Health Information Resources

Disclaimer: The information contained at this website is not intended to replace the care of a family doctor, specialist, or other professional health care provider. It is intended only to complement that care and is for general informational purposes only. Any health information found on the Internet should always be discussed with your health care provider. *Note: Web pages marked with an asterisk are available in Spanish. Páginas web con información disponible en español están marcados con un asterisco *

GENERAL
MedlinePlus*
Mayo Clinic Health Information*
WebMD

TOP TEN HEALTH CONCERNS IN PENNSYLVANIA

Cancer

American Cancer Society*

PDQ*
PDQ (Physician Data Query) is a comprehensive cancer database which contains summaries on a wide range of cancer topics

National Cancer Institute*

Childbirth Concerns

Childbirth: MedlinePlus*

Diabetes

American Diabetes Association*

Gastrointestinal Disease

Digestive Diseases: MedlinePlus*

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse*

Heart Disease

American Heart Association*

Infections

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention*

Pennsylvania Department of Health: Diseases and Conditions (free registration required )

Joint Disease

Mayo Clinic * (search specific condition)

Medline Plus* (search specific condition)

Lung Disease

American Lung Association *

Mental Health

National Institute of Mental Health *

Obesity

Obesity Society

BY AGE AND GENDER

For Seniors

Seniors’ Health Issues: MedlinePlus*

NIH Senior Health

Medicare Rights

For Women

Women’s Health.gov*

National Women’s Resource Center

For Men

Centers for Disease Control Men’s Health*

Men’s Health: Medline Plus*

For Teens

Teen Health: MedlinePlus*

Go Ask Alice

Teen Health*

For Children

Kids Health*

Centers for Disease Control

NUTRITION AND FITNESS

Nutrition Information including obesity*

President’s Council on Fitness,
Sports and Nutrition

American Dietetic Association

Exercise, Fitness and Nutrition
Nutrition*
Nutrition.gov

MEDICATIONS

Drugs
and Supplements
*

Physician’s Desk Reference

PHYSICIANS AND HOSPITALS

AMA Doctor Finder

American Board of Medical Specialists (free registration required )

Pennsylvania Department of State (to check credentials)

Directory of Pennsylvania Hospitals

Pocono Medical Center

HEALTH CARE INSURANCE

Affordable Health Care*

Pennsylvania
Insurance Department

Pennsylvania Children’s
Health Insurance Program
*

Medicare*

Health Insurance and You

MENTAL HEALTH

National Institute
of Mental Health

HEALTH INFORMATION TRANSLATIONS
Health Information Translations (translation is on 2nd page)