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Alzheimer's Association and The Colorado Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association
Alzheimer's Foundation of America
Tips for Caregivers Information and support for caregivers of those with Alzheimer's, from driving to wandering to finding a nursing home.
National Jewish Health See their Asthma Site and The Asthma Wizard about asthma and kids.
Brain Injury & Concussion - See Rehabilitation (below)
Brainline.org Preventing, treating and living with traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado Find support groups, or chat with someone in the know.
Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury See also Concussions in Sports
University of Colorado Cancer Center
Cancer Survivor Network Support regardless of where the patient is being treated.
AIDSinfo Comprehensive site including a Drug Database of fact sheets on HIV/AIDS-related drugs.
Heart Disease and High Blood Pressure
The American Heart Association
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Liver Health Connection (Formerly Hep C Connection) Liver Health Connection has merged with Vivent Health.
Safe2 Tell Student Lounge A place for youth to report threatening behaviors or activities endangering themselves or someone they know, in a way that keeps them safe and anonymous.
American Psychiatric Association Locate various providers of mental health services.
National Institute of Mental Health Mental health information including fact sheets and clinical trials.
American Psychological Association From anger, to ethics, to holiday stresses and more.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) Dedicated to the improvement of quality of life of those affected by mental illness. NAMIColorado.org for local resources.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
- Locate treatment facilities close to you in any state.
- Consider your options for recovery.
- Or call the 24/7 Treatment Referral Line at 1-800-662-HELP (4357).
American Obesity Treatment Association (AOTA)
Compulsive Overeaters Anonymous
Stroke Information Page from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Other Recommended Sites
NORD National Organization for Rare Disorders
Office of Rare Diseases Research
Medicines & Treatments
Drugs & Medicines
Drugs, Supplements, and Herbal Information from MedlinePlus Generic and brand-name drugs, plus herbs and supplements.
Drugs.com Includes pill identifier and contraindications.
MedWatch The FDA site for safety or reporting of adverse reactions to medications and medical devices.
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Researching the effectiveness of non-traditional medical therapies.
Evidence-Based Herbs & Botanicals Database
Medical Research and Clinical Trials
Tests and Procedures
RadiologyInfo Explains radiation therapy and procedures.
Transplant Living Life before and after a transplant.
CraigHospital.org For brain and spinal cord injuries. Non-emergency Spinal Cord Injury Nurse Advice Line at 1-800-247-0257. More websites of interest.
Rehabilitation at MedlinePlus.gov
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Medicare Quality, planning and comparison tools for –
- Nursing Homes
- Home Health Care
- Dialysis Facilities
- Medicare Health & Drug Plans
Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality Resources for patients and consumers.
Guidelines.gov Very technical.
Health Fraud Recognize scams, quackery, and more.