Online Health Resources

Health Associations and Organizations

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Provides latest information and practice guidelines on health conditions, travel advisory information, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports (MMWR).

World Health Organization
The World Health Organization is the director and coordinating authority on international health work and guidelines.

Doctors Without Borders
Doctors Without Borders is an international humanitarian aid NGO and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, best known for its projects in war-torn regions.

American Physicians Fellowship for Medicine in Israel
An organization of North American physicians and others dedicated to advancing the state of medical education, research and care in Israel. Includes an online newsletter, press releases, a list of programs, President’s message, medical news, and a list of related sites.

Texts and Journals

Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
JAMA is a peer-reviewed highly selective journal for medical practicioners providing information on clinical science, disease prevention and health policy.

Annals of Internal Medicine
Annals of Internal Medicine, the premier internal medicine journal, publishes research, reviews, guidelines, and commentary relevant to clinical practice.

EID – Emerging Infectious Diseases
Emerging Infectious Diseases is an open access journal published monthly by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Health Information and Resources

WebMD
On-line health information for practitioners and consumers.

Kids Health Galaxy
Information and games for kids to learn about the hospital and what they’ll experience during their stay.

Clinical Trials Listing Service
A resource for both patients interested in participating in clinical trials and for research professionals.

Women’s Health Interactive
A resource to learn about women’s gynecologic and cardiovascular issues.

Latin American Network Information Center
A great resource for locating health information resources tailored to specific Latin American countries and populations.

National Institute of Health Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Page
A great resource for information about diabetes.

National Maternal and Child Health Clearinghouse
Provides links to full-text publications on pre-natal care, breast-feeding, reduction of HIV transmission and other related maternal and child health topics.

Search Engines and Catalogs

National Library of Medicine
NLM’s search service to access the 9 million citations in MEDLINE and Pre-MEDLINE (with links to participating on-line journals), and other related databases.

Health Finder
Gateway for consumer access to health information online (Department of Health and Human Services).

MEDWEB at Emory University
An indexed, searchable collection of medical resources.