Centers for Disease Control
Health topics including travel information.
Go Ask Alice
A question and answer Internet site
Consumer health and human services information from the United States government.
Info on over 100 women's health conditions, diseases and health concerns
Lab Tests Online
Lab Tests Online is a single resource where people can find up-to-date lab testing information including test descriptions, a screening guide, news, in-depth articles, and info on conditions and diseases that are linked to the tests that are typically used for each disease.
Info on thousands of diseases and treatments
Medicare's site includes a participating physician directory, comparison of supplemental (Medigap) insurance plans, Medicare publications for downloading, nursing home comparisions and links to other web sites.
Database of biomedical journals from the National Library of Medicine.
Health information for consumers from the National Library of Medicine
National Center for Health Statistics
Health statistics from the Center for Disease Control
National Family Caregivers Association
A grassroots organization created to empower, educate, support, and speak up for the millions of Americans who care for a chronically ill, aged, or disabled loved ones.
Consumer publications covering a number of popular health topics. In English and Spanish.
For more detailed information, please see the Reference Librarian to log on to the library's subscription to ABMS.
Online physician directory from the AMA
This website from the Department of Health and Human Services has quality measures on how often hospitals provide some of the recommended care to get the best results for most patients.
New Jersey Physician Profiles
Checks the credentials, disciplinary actions and malpractice suits of NJ doctors.
Consumer Library Information Prescription (CLIP)
The CLIP service provides health information to patients, their families, and caregivers. Upon request, an Atlantic Health System medical librarian will research and deliver information on any topic.
Packed with info on doctors, hospitals, HMO's, diseases and more.
HMO Performance Reports for New Jersey
Compares NJ health plans
New Jersey Psychiatric Association
Includes a searchable membership directory. Select Psychiatrist Locator.
New Jersey Self-Help Group Clearinghouse
Lists mental health self-help groups
Consumer Reports Consumer Drug Reference
Reliable, easy to understand information on prescription drugs from Consumer Reports. This website replaces the book.
Food and Drug Administration
Information on new drugs and food-related health topics.
Drug recalls and safety issues from the FDA
A resource for locating low cost medical care by state, including clinics and medicines.