Medford Station Internal Medicine

Useful Links

Caregiver Resources

www.alzfdn.org 
Alzheimer's Foundation of America's website provides information on care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families.

www.cancer.org 
The American Cancer Society provides information to cancer patients and those who care for them.

www.eldercarelink.com 
Elder Link is a referral service that provides resources for local senior care services and providers that match the needs of an aging family member.

Diseases

www.acponline.org/patients_families 
The American College of Physicians provides information about diseases and conditions.

www.cdc.gov 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website provides a wealth of information about many health topics.

www.ninds.nih.gov/index.htm 
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke's website provides information on neurological disorders.

www.mayoclinic.com 
Mayo Clinic website provides information on diseases and tips for a healthy lifestyle.

Geriatrics

www.aoa.gov 
The U. S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Aging website provides information for elders and their families.

www.fda.gov/oc/seniors 
The U. S. Food and Drug Administration website provides information for older people on arthritis, cancer, and nutrition.

www.nia.nih.gov/HealthInformation 
The National Institute on Aging site provides links to publications, clinical trials, Alzheimer's disease information, and aging organizations.

www.usa.gov/Topics/Seniors.shtml 
Maintained by the U. S. government, this site provides information and resources for seniors on consumer protection, adult education, end-of-life issues, health topics, housing, laws and regulations concerning seniors, retirement, and travel and recreation.

Health Maintenance and Prevention

www.fda.gov/Food/ResourcesForYou/Consumers 
The U. S. Food and Drug Administration site provides information on food safety, food labeling, and nutrition, as well as selected health topics.

www.choosemyplate.gov 
Established by the U. S. Department of Agriculture, this site offers information about maintaining a healthy diet.

www.nj.quitnet.com 
The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services provides support and cessation recommendations for smokers.

www.vaccinesaftey.edu 
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Institute for Vaccine Safety site provides an independent assessment of vaccines and vaccine safety.

Medication

www.drugs.com 
Drugs.com provides independent information on prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, and natural products; includes a pill identifier and interactions checklist.

www.medlineplus.gov 
MedlinePlus provides extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.

Travel

www.cdc.gov/travel 
Check this site before traveling abroad for important information on health-related topics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Women's Health

www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/breast 
The National Cancer Institute offers information about breast cancer, including treatment, prevention, genetics, clinical trials, screening and testing, and related information.

www.healthywomen.org 
Named top women's health website by Good Housekeeping magazine; gives women the latest health information, including news updates, health tips, resources, and extensive coverage of hundreds of health topics.

www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Bone 
The National Institute of Health's Osteoporosis and Related Bone Disease website provides information on osteoporosis and bone related disorders.
 

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