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- Alzheimer's Association - Link to the Alzheimer's Association, a national network of chapters that is the largest national voluntary health organization committed to finding a cure for Alzheimer's and helping those affected by the disease.
- American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - This site is designed to serve AACAP Members, as well as parents and families. Information is provided as a public service to aid in the understanding and treatment of the developmental, behavioral, and mental disorders that affect an estimated 7 to 12 million children and adolescents at any given time in the United States. You will find information on child and adolescent psychiatry, fact sheets for parents and caregivers, AACAP membership, current research, practice guidelines, managed care information, awards and fellowship descriptions, meeting information, and much more.
- American Association of Blood Banks - Link to the AABB's website, which contains facts about donating and receiving blood, as well as message boards, feedback and interactive sessions, listings of meetings across the nation, late breaking industry news, FDA reports, legislative changes, medical updates, access to subscription newsletters, special interest groups, and the AABB Marketplace.
- American Association of Mental Retardation - The AAMR is the oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization of professionals (and others) concerned about mental retardation and related disabilities. Through their Web site, the AAMR has provided a resource that will give you rapid access to information about the mental retardation and disabilities field.
- American Cancer Society - Link to the American Cancer Society's Cancer Resource Center, which is an outstanding resource for anyone who wants to learn more about cancer and topics related to cancer.
- American Diabetes Association - Link to the American Diabetes Association, a national, voluntary, nonprofit organization that provides diabetes research, information, and advocacy.
- American Heart Association - Link to the official Web site of the American Heart Association.
- American Latex Allergy Association - The American Latex Allergy Association is a national nonprofit organization that provides information about latex allergies and supports latex-allergic individuals.
- American Liver Foundation - Link to the American Liver Foundation, a national, voluntary, nonprofit health agency dedicated to preventing, treating, and curing hepatitis and all liver diseases through research, education, and support groups.
- American Lung Association - Link to the American Lung Association, a national, voluntary, nonprofit health organization dedicated to fighting lung disease in all its forms, with special emphasis on asthma, tobacco control, and environmental health.
- American Speech-Language-Hearing-Association - The ASHA's mission is to ensure that all people with speech, language, and hearing disorders have access to quality services to help them communicate effectively. On its site you will find information to help you understand communication and communication disorders, as well as a referral service, so you can get access to qualified professionals.
- Arthritis Foundation - Link to the Arthritis Foundation, a national, voluntary health agency seeking the causes, cures, preventions, and treatments for the more than 100 forms of arthritis.
- Better Hearing Institute - The Better Hearing Institute is a not-for-profit corporation that was created over 30 years ago to promote hearing healthcare across the United States. The manufacturers and suppliers that comprise the hearing industry in the U.S. jointly fund the organization. Over the years, BHI has perhaps been best known as the producer of Public Service Announcements about hearing loss and the importance of appropriate treatment. Behind the scenes, BHI has operated a call center where consumers could ask questions about hearing loss, and the organization has distributed helpful brochures about specific subjects that were important to consumers.
- Cancer Guide - Link to CancerGuide, a site created by a cancer survivor that is dedicated to helping site visitors find answers to questions about cancer and helping them find the questions that should be asked.
- Children with Diabetes - The mission of Children with Diabetes.com is to promote understanding of the care and treatment of diabetes (especially in children), to increase awareness of the need for unrestricted diabetes care for children at school and day-care, to support families living with diabetes, and to promote understanding of research into a cure.
- Donate Life America
- Link to Donate Life America, a national, nonprofit
organization dedicated to maximizing the availability of lifesaving
organs, health-enhancing human tissue, and life-sustaining bridge
- Epilepsy Foundation of America - Link to the Epilepsy Foundation, a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to the welfare of people with epilepsy.
- March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation - Link to the March of Dimes, a national, nonprofit organization committed to improving the health of babies by preventing birth defects and infant mortality.
- Meningitis Foundation of America - Link to the MFA, an organization whose the goals and objectives are: to help support sufferers of Spinal Meningitis and their families; to provide information to educate the public and medical professionals about Meningitis so that its early diagnosis and treatment will save lives; and to help support the development of vaccines and other means of treating and/or preventing meningitis.
- Muscular Dystrophy Association - Link to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, a national, nonprofit health agency that is a dedicated partnership between scientists and concerned citizens aimed at conquering neuromuscular diseases that affect more than a million Americans.
- National Kidney Foundation - Link to the National Kidney Foundation, a national nonprofit organization that seeks to prevent kidney and urinary tract diseases, improve the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by these diseases, and increase the availability of all organs for transplantation.
- National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Link to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, whose mission is to end the devastating effects of multiple sclerosis. Providing accurate, up-to-date information to individuals with MS, their families, and healthcare providers is central to their mission.
- National Osteoporosis Foundation - Link to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, which strives to be the nation's leading resource for people seeking up-to-date, medically sound information about the causes, prevention, detection, and treatment of osteoporosis.
- National Sleep Foundation - The NSF is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to improving public health and safety by achieving public understanding of sleep and sleep disorders, and by supporting public education, sleep-related research, and advocacy.
- National Stroke Association - The NSA’s mission is to reduce the incidence and impact of strokes, to save lives, to improve quality of care, and to improve patient outcomes.
- Prevent Blindness America - Link to Prevent Blindness America, a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting blindness and saving sight.