Addiction, Substance Abuse

bullet QuitNet - Launched in 1995, QuitNet is the Web's original quit smoking site. QuitNet operates in association with Boston University School of Public Health

Disabilities, Diseases, Conditions



Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network - The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN) was established in 1991. FAAN's membership now stands at more than 25,000 worldwide and includes families, dietitians, nurses, physicians, school staff, representatives from government agencies, and the food and pharmaceutical industries. FAAN serves as the communication link between the patient and others.

Back, spine, bones


Back Be Nimble - comprehensive online catalog of ergonomic and therapeutic products


Ergonomics - U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)


National Osteoporosis Foundation - Fighting Osteoporosis and promoting bone health


bullet Knowledge for action - the latest and most accurate information on state-of-the-art management of cancer pain for patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals.

High Blood Pressure

bullet National Heart Lung and Blood Institute


bullet Sleep Disorders - National Institutes of Health

Fitness, Wellness

bullet American Council on Exercise - the largest non-profit fitness certification and education provider in the world
bullet Body Mass Index Calculator  - National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
bullet Body, Mind & Modem  - Aikido Kokikai is a way to develop greater inner peace, unify your mind and body, help you to be more calm and relaxed, realize your full potential, and enjoy life to the fullest. It just happens to be disguised as a martial art.
bullet - a very nice site with some good resource material
bullet Healthy Weight - National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
bullet Heart Attack Signs - National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
bullet Longevity Game - from Northwestern Mutual Life
bullet Shape Up America! - high profile national initiative to promote healthy weight and increased physical activity in America.

General Health or Medical Sites

bullet Aetna InteliHealth - "... mission is to empower people with trusted solutions for healthier lives. We accomplish this by providing credible information from the most trusted sources."
bullet emedicine - Nearly 10,000 physician authors and editors contribute to the eMedicine Clinical Knowledge Base, which contains articles on 7,000 diseases and disorders.
bullet HealthCentral - Information and products for a healthier life.
Health On the Net Foundation - a Non-Governmental Organization under the aegis of the Direction générale de la santé Département de l'Action Sociale et de Santé (DASS - République et canton de Genève, Switzerland)
bullet KidsHealth - the largest and most visited site on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence. Created by The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media
bullet NetWellness - a non-profit consumer health web site that provides high quality information created and evaluated by medical and health professional faculty at the University of Cincinnati, Case Western Reserve University, and The Ohio State University.
bullet - guide to nutrition and health information on U.S. government websites
bullet State Health Facts Online - Kaiser Family Foundation's State Health Facts Online. This resource contains the latest state-level data on demographics, health, and health policy, including health coverage, access, financing, and state legislation.
bullet Trust for America's Health - a national non-profit organization whose mission is to protect the health and safety of all communities from current and emerging health threats by strengthening the fundamentals of our public health defenses.

Health Fraud

bullet Quackwatch - Your Guide to Health Fraud, Quackery, and Intelligent Decisions
bullet Quackatorium - A sometimes penetrating look at antique medical quackery and electrotherapy devices


bullet Here Today, Here Tomorrow - National Library of Medicine online exhibit; dating from the 18th century to the present , contains nearly 400 items, including posters, informational pamphlets, trade cards, handbills, postcards, broadsides, and other types of printed ephemera. Over 140 representative items are displayed in this online exhibit.
bullet Quackatorium - A sometimes penetrating look at antique medical quackery and electrotherapy devices
bullet Who named it - "It is our ambition to present a complete survey of all medical phenomena named for a person..."

Mental Health

bullet The Phobia List
bullet Screening for Mental Health, Inc. - inspired by the success of National Depression Screening Day (NDSD), the community outreach and education program created in 1991, with the support of the American Psychiatric Association

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