Medical Research Links

General Health & Medicine (including pets) from the U.S. National Library of Medicine:; from the American Academy of Family Physicians:

Heart Health from the American Heart Association's patient site:; from the National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease:

Healthy Lifestyle Guides

              Diet and Nutrition-

From the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: has nutritional information, food safety, vegetarian information as well as focused information for other groups including athletes.  From Harvard: is a fantastic source for planning healthy meals.


From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: has easily adapted weekly workout plans in addition to many fitness resources.The American Council on Exercise has step-by-step instructional photos, workouts, & guilt-busting advice:

Diabetes resources can be found at as well as on the site of the National Diabetes Education Program: The latter will match a researcher with appropriate resources for one's specific age, diabetes status & race.

Current breast cancer research can be found at; thousands of questions are answered on the John Hopkins site:

Researching emotional and psychological  issues should begin with the American Psychiatric Association's site:; for support, including live online groups, check out from the National Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.

Medwatchers: Track and report side effects of drugs, vaccines and medical devices.