Patient Resources

  • Center for Disease Control – centers for disease control and prevention [cancer prevention and control] www.cdc.gov
  • eMedicine Health – practical guide to health www.emedicinehealth.com
  • FloridaHealthFinder.gov – look up a medical condition, find and compare health plans, hospice providers, compare hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers, compare nursing homes, compare prescription drug prices, find doctors and pharmacies that e-prescribe, find doctors and specialists, find facilities or providers
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) – protecting and promoting your health www.fda.gov
  • Hospital-Data.com – hospital and nursing home profiles
  • MedicineNet.com – health and medical information produced by doctors
  • The Medical News – latest medical and research from around the world with “Ask a Doctor Online” www.news-medical.net
  • National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc.(NORD) – disease information www.rarediseases.org
  • Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) – solving insurance and healthcare access problems www.patientadvocate.org
  • PhRMA.org – medicines in development
  • RxList.com – the internet drug index for prescription drugs and medications