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www.cancer.org/index

In-depth information on specific cancer topics, as well as interactive help tools for making treatment decisions.

www.heart.org/HEARTORG/

Information on heart attack, stroke, and cardiac arrest warning signs; diseases and conditions; and children and heart disease.

www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/breast

This website provides authoritative information on breast cancer treatment, prevention, screening and testing, research, statistics, and clinical trials.

www.cdc.gov/vaccines

Website of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides links to immunization schedules in PDF for adults, adolescents, and children; recommendations and guidelines; list of vaccine-preventable diseases; answers to common questions; and information about vaccine safety and side-effects.

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/high-blood-cholestero...

Mayo Clinic's web site provides authoritative information on all aspects of cholesterol, as well as cholesterol and heart disease risk calculators.

clinicaltrials.gov

Maintained by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), ClinicalTrials.gov provides access to information on publicly and privately supported clinical studies on a wide range of diseases and conditions.

familydoctor.org

Easy-to-understand health information from the American Academy of Family Physicians.

www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu

An archived page from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides background on the swine flu, information about the H1N1 vaccine,and recommendations on prevention and treatment.

www.healthfinder.gov

Gateway site from the U.S. Dept. of Health provides links to consumer health information from government agencies and non-profit organizations.

www.mayoclinic.org/patient-care-and-health-information

Mayo Clinic's staff of physicians and researchers provides detailed articles on diseases and conditions, as well as drug information.

www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/

Includes drug database, medical encyclopedia and dictionary, and information on over 600 diseases and conditions.

www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/breastcancer.html

Interactive breast cancer tutorial and information about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, screening, and prevention from the National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health, and other health-related agencies and organizations.

www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tutorial.html

Online tutorials, made available through the National Library of Medicine, use animated graphics and easy-to-understand language to explain specific diseases and conditions, tests and diagnostic procedures, and surgery and treatment procedures.

www.cancer.gov

Authoritative resource of "expert-reviewed" cancer information, searchable by type of cancer.

www.rarediseases.org

Features database of more that 1,100 rare diseases.

oncolink.upenn.edu

Current and comprehensive information about specific types of cancer.

www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/default.htm

FDA's web site provides information about a wide variety of topics for consumers.