American Nurses Association (ANA)
The ANA advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting the rights of nurses in the workplace, projecting a positive and realistic view of nursing, and by lobbying the Congress and regulatory agencies on health care issues affecting nurses and the public.
Medical Library Association (MLA)
"Founded in 1898, MLA is a nonprofit, educational organization of more than 1,100 institutions and 3,600 individual members in the health sciences information field, committed to educating health information professionals, supporting health information research, promoting access to the world's health sciences information, and working to ensure that the best health information is available to all." [from the web page]
Sponsored by the not-for-profit Alzheimer's Association. Includes information on the warning signs, stages, and statistics relating to the disease, as well as links to research articles and support groups.
American Academy of Pediatrics
Official Web site of the American Academy of Pediatrics, provides general information related to health from birth through age 21. The site also provides information for practitioners pertaining to the academy's programs, activities, policy statements, and practice guidelines.
CIDRAP: Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy
Provided by the University of Minnesota's Academic Health Center, CIDRAP provides thorough, authoritative, up-to-date information related to emerging infectious diseases.
A leading organization in advanced research and studies in biomedical ethics. This site offers access to research projects on such topics as drug regulation, organ solicitation, to ethics issues dealing with HIV/AIDS treatment in developing nations.
Mayo Clinic Health Oasis
Mayo Clinic homepage. Includes a search index and information on various health topics.
Social Care Online
A free British database including government documents, journal articles and websites