Search for information on diseases, conditions and wellness issues including drugs, dictionaries, directories, news, organizations, database links.
Offers health information for common medical concerns and conditions from the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Links to the most complete and frequently cited lists and medical pictures for health subjects from the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, University of Iowa.
Link to selected health information in English and Spanish provided by government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and universities, and the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services.
Offers information on numerous medical conditions, as well as the latest medical news.
Offers Merck publications giving information about diseases, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment, searchable by table of contents or keyword search.
High quality full-text health information for consumers in English and Spanish. Includes N.Y. State and local links.
Links to information, doctors and hospitals, local resources, news, new books.
From CAPHIS, the Consumer and Patient Health Information Section of the Medical Library Association.
Health Source-Consumer Edition Consumer health information: medicine, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.
Provides access to over 12 million MEDLINE citations dating back to the mid-1960s, from the National Library of Medicine.
Offers access to mailing lists that provide support, information, and community to everyone affected by cancer and related disorders, from the Association of Cancer Online Resources.
Well-organized site provides information for patients, caregivers, and physicians.
Facts about specific types of cancer, information on available treatments, and advice on prevention and early detection.
Advice on nutrition, exercise, and meal planning.
Information on warning signs for heart attack and stroke, risk assessment, exercise programs, and nutrition.
Ask the Allergist section and informtion appropriate for kids and teens.
A comprehensive source of online information relating to AIDS/HIV treatment, research, and news from the University of California at San Francisco.
Provides information on cancer, clinical trials, statistics. Links from the National Cancer Institute concerning the Long Island Breast Cancer Study.
Information about MS, treatments, research, news, and more.
Provides information on more than 6,000 rare diseases, including current research and patient support groups.
A comprehensive source of online information relating to cancer treatment, research, and news, from the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center.
Evidence-based information on herbs, botanicals, vitamins, and other supplements from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
Eventually will compare around 20 categories of the most wideley used drugs based on price and scientific evidence.
Search by brandname, uses noted on labels, specific active ingredients, and manufacturers for vitamins, minerals, herbs/plants, amino acids or enzymes, from the National Library of Medicine.
Noncommercial, evidence-based drug, vitamin and herb information including a drug interactions database and drug comparisons, from Express Scripts.
Current drug information including clinical trials, pharmacological actions, biomedical literature, physical properties and structure from the National Library of Medicine.
A guide to over 9,000 prescription and over-the-counter medications.
Find help with the cost of medicine.
Drug abuse facts, statistics, education, and enforcement.
Contains prescription drug pictures searchable by shape, color and text imprint.
New York State prescription drug price comparisons including pharmacy locator.
For information on hospitals and other healthcare facilities, click on "Quality Check".
For certain medical conditions compares quality of care of individual hospitals with state and national averages. From the Centers of Medicare and Medicare services.
Includes Dolan Family Health Center, Don Monti Cancer Center, and physicians directory.
Provides information about Long Island nursing homes to aid in selection.
Provides information on tri-state hospitals.
Information about hospitals in New York State and the quality of care they provide.
Provides local information, support groups, diabetes links.
Multi-study effort to investigate whether environmental factors are responsible for breast cancer.
Links to physician profiles, hospital surveys, nursing home surveys, managed care performance, and more.
Official Medicare website that includes nursing home comparisons and information about the Medicare Prescription Drug Plans.
The official blog for the U.S. Medicare program.
National, not-for-profit organization dedicated to ensuring that seniors and people with disabilities have access to affordable, quality health care.
Provides information on every licensed physician in the United States.
Lets you verify the board certification status, and specialty of any physician (you must register).
Search for doctors listed in the Top Doctors consumer guides from Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
Centralized information for NYS registered doctors of medicine and osteopathy.
Provides search engine to find professionals that have been subjected to disciplinary action.
Find a dentist, or information on oral health topics, from the American Dental Association.
Children's health from birth to 21 covering development, diseases & conditions, safety and parenting for lay users and health professionals.
Health topics, statistics, traveler's health, and health-related hoaxes and rumors.
Provides a single point of access to a wide variety of reports and numeric public health data.
Provides regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research in human volunteers. ClinicalTrials.gov gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, phone numbers for more details.
Search by organization or subject, from the National Library of Medicine.
Gateway to the federal government's disability-related information and resources.
Connects older Americans and their caregivers with sources of information on seniors services.
Information for consumers, safety alerts. Includes Drugs@FDA.
Provides links to selected government food safety related information.
Provides consumer-friendly information about the effects of genetic variations on human health, from the National Library of Medicine.
Links to global health organizations (WHO, UNICEF, etc.), international health news, national and international, health-related statistics, and more, from the US Department of Health and Human Services.
An Internet community of persons dealing with grief, death, and major loss.
Provides free health educational materials in a number of languages and a variety of formats.
Comprehensive information on women's health topics from the National Women's Health Resource Center.
Gives health effects for consumer brands from manufacturer's Material Safety Data Sheets, from the National Library of Medicine.
Doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence, from the Nemours Foundation.
A public resource on clinical lab testing from professionals.
Provides mental health information, how to get help and referrals to local resources.
Offers information on various aspects of mental health.
Gateway to Federal and other women's health information resources from the Office on Women's Health.
explores complementary and alternative healing practices in the context of rigorous science, includes fact sheets.
Health information for older adults.
Provides access to all online federal government information on nutrition, healthy eating, physical activity, food safety, and dietary guidance.
Presents a detailed guide to understanding health fraud, making intelligent healthcare decisions, and recognizing/avoiding medical "quackery."
The latest state-level data on demographics, health, and health policy from public and private sources, with individual state profiles and state comparisons, from the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Non-technical information on toxic chemicals and environmental health risks from the National Library of Medicine.
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MedlinePlus is the premier consumer health database for patients and their families and friends. A comprehensive service provided by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institute of Health, you can search for information about various health topics related to substance abuse, drugs and supplements, medical encyclopedia, news, videos and tutorials, and more.
NIAAA provides information to better understand the health consequences of alcohol abuse and dependence, including biomedical and behavioral research about the treatment and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems, alcohol information for parents, young teens, college students and professionals, statistics, publications, etc.
NIDA's mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction. Search for information about particular drugs of abuse and related topics, news and publications. Sections specifically designed for "Parents and Teachers" and "Students and Young Adults" include interactive media, materials and information about the effects of drug abuse on your body and brain.
OASAS leads a premier system of addiction services through prevention, treatment, recovery. Search this website to find a treatment or prevention provider, health and emergency alerts, New York State laws and regulations, underage drinking prevention, addiction medications, wellness, webcasts, etc. OASAS operates the New York State HOPEline, offering help and hope 24-hours a day, 365 days a year for alcoholism, drug abuse and problem gambling.
New York State HOPEline- 1-877-8 HOPENY (1-877-846-7369)
The Northport-East Northport Community Drug and Alcohol Task Force is comprised of a dedicated network of community members that strive to educate and support youth in making healthy choices. Sections of the website are geared for students, parents and the community, including reports issued by the Task Force, emergency information printout, quizzes, drug slang dictionary, website resources, calendar of events, and more.
Created for parents and other adult caregivers, the website provides information about commonly abused drugs and OTC/prescription drug abuse, drug effects on the brain, parenting advice, action guides for parents, resources, newsletters, recent news, etc.
A partnership of 23 non-profit chemical dependency and problem gambling treatment and prevention organizations in Suffolk County, NY. Includes information about local treatment centers, position papers, Quality Consortium (QC) guides and more.
SAMHSA aims to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness through the availability of substance abuse prevention, alcohol and drug addiction treatment, and mental health services. The comprehensive website includes information about specific conditions and substances, treatment and recovery support, publications and reports, events and exhibits, news, etc. Search for local treatment centers online or through the 24-hour toll-free referral hotline.
Treatment Referral Helpline Hotline- 1-800-662-HELP (1-800-662-4357)
Suicide Prevention Hotline- 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-237-8255)
The Community Mental Hygiene Services Division coordinates and oversees the numerous community-based alcohol and substance abuse programs throughout Suffolk County. Search the website for substance abuse treatment programs and prevention services. You can also download a copy of "Suffolk County Can HELP! (Heroin Education Leads to Prevention): Your Resource Guide to Combat Heroin," a comprehensive guide to tips to recognizing the signs of drug abuse, treatment and support services and programs, and additional resources.
This organization aims to build and support healthy drug-free communities through public education, professional training and the provision of effective tools for those working to prevent drug and alcohol abuse. It contains resources including the "Suffolk County Substance Abuse Prevention, Treatment & Recovery Services Directory" (includes school district/community coalitions), a FAQ section about various aspects of substance abuse, Information Centers designed for Parents & Community, Children & Teens, and Professionals & Educators that each contain resources, videos and links (includes Treatment Referral Lists by precinct).
This organization aims to help parents and caregivers with resources for drug abuse prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery of teens and young adults. Information includes articles and videos related to tips on talking to kids about drugs, a drug guide that contains commonly abused drug information, slang names and photos, and resources for treatment and relapse prevention.