Educational & Useful Links
Adult Medicine

Category
Website Name
Web Address
Description
Advanced Directives
Vermont Advance Directives(VADR)
http://healthvermont.gov/vadr/ 
Vermont Advance Directive Registry is an electronic database that stores advance directives and makes them accessible to medical providers.
Advanced Directives
Vermont Ethics Network: Taking Steps
http://vtethicsnetwork.org/TakingStepsInfo.htm
Discusses: your rights as a patient; common treatment in critical and end-of-life care; how you can use an "advance directive"
Allergies, Asthma & Respiratory Diseases
American Academy of Allergies, Asthma & Immunology
http://www.aaaai.org/
Information regarding allergies and asthma including treatment and new research
Allergies, Asthma & Respiratory Diseases
Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network
http://www.foodallergy.org/
Information on food allergies including education, research, and advocacy
COVID-19
CDC - COVID-19
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/
Information about the COVID-19 coronavirus including information on vaccines
Cancer
Women's Cancer Network
http://www.wcn.org/
Information specific to cancer types and risks affecting women
Cancer
American Cancer Society
http://cancer.org/
News and information regarding types of cancer, patient services, treatment options, and statistics
Cancer
Cancer.gov
http://www.cancer.gov/
Official website of National Cancer Institute
Diabetes
American Diabetes Assocation
http://www.diabetes.org/
Information about diabetes including healthy living choices, insulin reactions, exercise, and diet
Diabetes
Joslin Diabetes Center
http://www.joslin.org/
Site includes diabetes education, discussion boards, info on legislative activities, press releases, and the latest news
Drug & Alcohol Abuse
Alcoholics Anonymous
http://www.aa.org/
Support services for alcoholics and family members of alcoholics.
General
Medical Library Assocation
http://www.mlanet.org/resources/userguide.html
A User's Guide to Finding and Evaluating Health Information on the Web
General
MEDLINEplus
http://medlineplus.gov/
Includes alphabetical list of "Health Topics", several online medical dictionaries, and consumer drug information
General
Familydoctor.org
http://familydoctor.org/
Health information written and reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at AAFP
General
Medical Library Assocation
http://www.mlanet.org/resources/userguide.html
A User's Guide to Finding and Evaluating Health Information on the Web
General
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov/
Resources on diseases, conditions, and other special topics from Dept of Health and Human Services
General
Healthfinder®
http://www.healthfinder.gov/
Provides links to online journals, medical dictionaries, minority health, and preventive care
General
MayoClinic
http://www.mayoclinic.com/
Health education for patients and the general public from the Mayo Clinic. Includes interactive tools to manage health.
HIV/AIDS
HIV InSite
http://hivinsite.ucsf.edu/
In-depth information about HIV/AIDS
Heart Disease
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/
Information on heart disease for the public
Heart Disease
Congenital Heart Information Network
https://www.facebook.com/TCHIN.org?
Information for children and adults with congenital heart disease
Heart Disease
HeartHub for Patients
http://www.hearthub.org/
Educational tools for Arrhythmias, Cardiac Rehab, Cholesterol, Diabetes, Heart Attack/Failure, High Blood Pressure, Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), and Stroke
Heart Disease
American Heart Association (AHA)
http://www.americanheart.org/
Includes information on warning signs for heart disease and stroke, easy-to-use reference guide, family health information, and risk awareness
Immunizations
Vaccine Information
http://www.vaccineinformation.org/
Information about vaccine preventable diseases
Immunizations
CDC Vaccines & Immunization
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/
CDC site with various resources regarding immunization including immunization schedules, recommendations, side effects and safety
Influenza
Flu.gov
http://www.Flu.gov
Information about Influenza including prevention and treatment.
International Travel
Travelers' Health - CDC
http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/ 
Information for travelers and healthcare providers in deciding vaccines, medications, and other measures necessary to prevent illness and injury during travel.
Kidney Disease
National Kidney Foundation
http://www.kidney.org/
Information on kidneys for the public
Lung Diseases
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/
Information on lung diseases for the public
Lung Diseases
Controlling Asthma - Vermont Asthma Program
http://healthvermont.gov/prevent/asthma/control.aspx
Site provided by the Vermont Department of Health which has all kinds of links to many other good web sites on asthma
Medications
WebMD Medication Information
http://www.webmd.com/drugs/
Medical information on prescription drugs, vitamins, and over-the-counter medications
Neurology & Mental Health
Sleep Foundation
http://www.sleepfoundation.org/
Information on sleep health and safety
Neurology & Mental Health
Alzheimers Assocation
http://www.alz.org/index.asp
Alzeheimers education and awareness site
Neurology & Mental Health
American Psychological Association
http://www.apa.org/index.aspx
Provides information on a range of psychology topics
Neurology & Mental Health
U.S. Pain Foundation
http://www.uspainfoundation.org/
Addresses many sources of acute and chronic pain with information on management and medications
Nutrition and Fitness
CDC: Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity & Obesity
http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpao/index.html
Information on achieving and maintaining a health weight including nutrition and physical activity
Skin Diseases
SkinCarePhysicians.com
http://www.skincarephysicians.com/
Provides information on treatment & management of skin diseases
Ticks
How to Remove a Tick
http://www.cdc.gov/ticks/removing_a_tick.html
Information on removal of ticks
Ticks
CDC - Ticks
http://www.cdc.gov/ticks/
Information about ticks including how to avoid them and about tickborne diseases