Health Issues

Links to Health-Related Sites

Go Ask Alice
"Go Ask Alice!" is one of our favorite sites! It's an interactive health question and answer service from Columbia University.

American College Health Association
The American College Health Association (ACHA) is an advocacy and leadership organization for college and university health. ACHA provides many helpful links for college-aged students.

Health Library at Stanford Shopping Center
Provides scientifically based medical information and health education to help individuals and families make informed decisions about their health.

Familydoctor.org
Includes health tips, health tools and comprehensive information about medical condition. Information is provided from the American Academy of Family Physicians.

WebMD Health
Provides medical news as well as comprehensive information about health and wellness and specific medical conditions. The emphasis is on consumer-focused health care information.

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
The CDC is a federal agency that promotes health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability. Provides recommendations for travelers' health.

United States Department of Health and Human Services
The Department Of Health And Human Services is a principal agency for protecting the health of Americans and providing human services. The Department includes more than 300 programs that cover a wide spectrum of activities.

Healthfinder
healthfinder® is a Federal Web site, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services together with other Federal agencies. healthfinder® is a resource for finding government and nonprofit health and human services information on the Internet.

MedicineNet
MedicineNet is an online, healthcare media publishing company. Includes information about diseases and conditions, procedures and tests, as well as medications and a medical dictionary.

MedlinePlus
A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. Includes a guide to healthy web surfing.