AHCPR is a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The primary concern of AHCPR is to support research designed to improve
the quality of health care, reduce its cost, and broaden access to essential
services. Information on research findings, consumer health, evidence reports,
and technical reviews is presented at this site.
This is a launching site for other AMA related web-sites. The AMA is
an association of physicians dedicated to the health of America. The AMA
functions to promote standards in medical care, research, and education
The American Medical Association consumer web site contains valuable
information related to many chronic diseases and health-related conditions.
Facts regarding specific conditions, general health, and family focus topics,
including a variety of interactive personal health assessments can be found
The Center for Science in the Public Interest is a nonprofit organization
that provides information on nutritional quality of our foods. CSPI publishes
a newsletter and the online information provides consumers with current
events in USDA and FDA guidelines. This site also contains a number of relevant
This very comprehensive site can be a great resource. Free access is
given to over 25,000 full articles and to over 9.5 million citations from
over 3,900 medical journals. There is also a medical dictionary, drug search
feature, and a humor and medicine feature at this site.
The NCAHF site contains considerable information on health fraud, misinformation
and quackery as public health problems. The NCAHF is a non-profit, voluntary
organization. At this site you will find Newsletters, Position Papers, Special
Features, and other recommended links.
This web site provides information about the Office of Dietary Supplements.
The ODS is committed to strengthening the knowledge and understanding of
dietary supplements through research and education. A number of definitions
and explanations regarding dietary supplements are provided.
Quackwatch is a nonprofit corporation whose mission is to combat health-related
frauds, myths, fads, and fallacies. Through Internet links resources related
to everything from alternative cancer treatment to quackery for pets may
A site designed to be helpful and informative by providing information
related to alternative, complementary and preventive health news. This site
is searchable and features topics such as diet and nutrition, mind/body
control, alternative medical systems, manual healing, and longevity.
WellnessWeb is designed to help a person find the best and most appropriate
medical information and support available. Here you can find resources and
information about clinical trials, drug dosages, treatment options, alternative
health care, and many more topics.