Medical

Alzheimer’s Association

The Alzheimer’s Association Website educates its users regarding the disease, its symptoms, progression and treatment options, as well as information about ongoing research and sources for personal assistance and support.

http://www.alz.org


American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society website offers comprehensive information about specific types of cancer, its risk factors, early detection techniques, and treatments as well as the research initiatives and sources for treatment and support.

http://www.cancer.org/index


American Diabetes Association

The American Diabetes Association website provides comprehensive information, explaining the fundamentals of the disease, including risks factors, symptoms and the many physical complications resulting from Diabetes. The website also offers strategies for living with diabetes as well as ideas for good nutrition and exercise along with information about current research advances and ways to reach your local diabetes chapter either to receive information or to get involved as a volunteer.

http://www.diabetes.org


American Heart Association

The American Heart Association website explains the different conditions that constitute “heart disease” and also provides information about risk factors, care guidelines, research as well as hospitals especially accredited to provide specific types of cardiac programs and care. The website also offers tips, regarding exercise, nutrition and wellness.

http://www.heart.org


American Stroke Association

The American Stroke Association website educates users about the different types of strokes and their causes, physiological etiologies and effects. The website also provides information about the warning signs of a stroke and the best ways to respond in an emergency as well as resources for treatment, support services and ideas for healthy living after stroke.

http://www.strokeassociation.org


Arthritis Foundation

The American Arthritis Foundation website describes the different types of arthritis, including Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis and provides information on symptoms, causes of Arthritis pain, current treatments strategies and medications, including natural remedies and surgical procedures. The Foundation also presents research initiatives along with ways to connect with healthcare professionals in your local area and tips for nutrition and exercise.

http://www.arthritis.org


Parkinson’s Disease Foundation

The Parkinson Disease Foundation website provides information about Parkinson Disease, its symptoms, causes, and progression, as well as available medications, surgical procedures and research protocols aimed at controlling the disease. The Website also offers strategies for living with the disease like tips for good nutrition and exercise along with locations of support networks and sources for financial, and legal assistance.

http://www.pdf.org