National Library of Medicine/National Institutes of Health
An excellent source for most medical questions, the following link, Information Rx, gives evidence-based health information. Do you have questions about your lab results? Try this site.
American Academy of Family Physicians
This site includes articles on many specific topics, a Body Mass Index calculator, a “search by symptom” feature, drug information, a dictionary, and some great health links. For example, do you have questions about what mono is? Click on this.
American Academy of Pediatrics
If you want to read about children’s health topics, this is the place. Immunizations, ADHD, breastfeeding, asthma are included.
American College of Physicians
A good source for many health topic articles, and a place to find your ideal body weight. An “in the news” link may interest you. This site describes in detail what subspecialists do.
Assistive and Rehabilitative Services
If you have a disability from a work-related injury, the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services provides programs and support for people with disabilities and families of children with developmental delays.
CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
The up-to-date CDC site gives us information about immunizations, travelers’ health, diseases, disabilities, and more – a very helpful resource.
CMMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)
Click here to discover more than you’d want to know about Medicare, including regulations, HIPAA, statistics and coverage.
The Mayo Clinic site uses an alphabetical index to let you find articles on specific diseases very quickly, with lots of links to related topics.
National Institutes of Health
Like the CDC website, the NIH site provides up-to-date information on many diseases, and has a useful section allowing you to browse by body location and by types of conditions.
Texas Department of State Health Services
Go here to find about Texas health-related statistics, laws and regulations, birth and death records, Medicaid, and more.
Traveling Abroad: the State Department
Check this State Department site before you travel abroad.
Find out more about Texas Workers’ Compensation here.