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Medical Links & Drug Reference

 

Finding the right information online can be troublesome and difficult. Below are links to diseases and conditions, wellness information, hospitals and national health organizations for your convenience.

 

Health Organizations:

 
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology www.aaaai.org
American Academy of Dermatology www.aad.org
American Cancer Society www.cancer.org
American Dental Association www.ada.org
American Diabetes Association www.diabetes.org
American Fibromyalgia Syndrome Association www.afsafund.org
American Lung Association www.lungusa.org
American Psychological Association www.apa.org
American Stroke Association www.americanstrokeassociation.org
Arthritis Association www.arthritis.org
Centers for Disease Control www.cdc.gov
Forsyth County Health Department www.forsythco.com
Georgia Department of Public Health
www.health.state.ga.us
Georgia Poison Center www.georgiapoisoncenter.org
Hospice http://www.hospicenet.org
Multiple Sclerosis www.nmss.org
National Academy of Diabetes Digestive Kidney Diseases www.nih.gov
Nutrition American Society for Nutritional Services www.nutrition.org
National Cancer Institute www.cancer.gov
National Institutes of Health www.nih.gov
National Institute of Mental Health www.nimh.nih.gov
National Fibromyalgia Partnership www.fmpartnership.org
Ovarian Cancer National Alliance www.ovariancancer.org
Red Cross www.redcross.org
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration www.samhsa.gov

The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease www.womenheart.org

 
 








Drug Safety Tips

   
 
    • Keep medicine in its original container.
 
    • Never share your medication or take someone else’s.
 
    • Follow the dosage instructions carefully.
 
    • Monitor your reactions to your medications.
 
    • Store medication out of children’s reach.
 
    • Do not chew or crush medications unless directed.
 
    • Know the names and dosages of your medications in the case of a health emergency.
 
    • Inform your doctor of any medications you are taking that were prescribed by another doctor.
 
    • Do not save or use prescriptions past their expiration date.
  Use only one pharmacy to fill your prescriptions so the pharmacist can catch any interactions.
   
   
   
   
   

Health Conditions & Disease Links:

     

A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine
Description: From the National Institutes of HealthNational Institutes of Health

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/

Over 200 diseases and conditions listed

http://health.yahoo.net/

A-Z listing of diseases and conditions

http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/hp.asp

     

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http://health.msn.com/

Search by brand or generic name or by condition.

http://www.webmd.com/

The reference guide Physicians use for information

http://www.pdrhealth.com/

     

Prescription Drug Reference

http://www.webmd.com/drugs/

Information on the 200 most-prescribed prescription medicines

http://www.rxlist.com/script/main/hp.asp

 

http://www.fda.gov/

     

Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Information on drug approvals, trials, side effects and health alerts.

http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/default.htm

   
     

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