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Educational & Useful Links
Adult Medicine

Website Name
Web Address
Advanced Directives
Vermont Ethics Network: Taking Steps
Discusses: your rights as a patient; common treatment in critical and end-of-life care; how you can use an "advance directive"
Advanced Directives
Vermont Advance Directives(VADR)
Vermont Advance Directive Registry is an electronic database that stores advance directives and makes them accessible to medical providers.
Allergies, Asthma & Respiratory Diseases
Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network
Information on food allergies including education, research, and advocacy
Allergies, Asthma & Respiratory Diseases
American Academy of Allergies, Asthma & Immunology
Information regarding allergies and asthma including treatment and new research
Information about the COVID-19 coronavirus including information on vaccines
Official website of National Cancer Institute
American Cancer Society
News and information regarding types of cancer, patient services, treatment options, and statistics
American Diabetes Assocation
Information about diabetes including healthy living choices, insulin reactions, exercise, and diet
Joslin Diabetes Center
Site includes diabetes education, discussion boards, info on legislative activities, press releases, and the latest news
Drug & Alcohol Abuse
Alcoholics Anonymous
Support services for alcoholics and family members of alcoholics.
Medical Library Assocation
A User's Guide to Finding and Evaluating Health Information on the Web
Provides links to online journals, medical dictionaries, minority health, and preventive care
Health education for patients and the general public from the Mayo Clinic. Includes interactive tools to manage health.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Resources on diseases, conditions, and other special topics from Dept of Health and Human Services
Includes alphabetical list of "Health Topics", several online medical dictionaries, and consumer drug information
Health information written and reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at AAFP
NY Online Access to Health (NOAH)
Full-text health topics arranged alphabetically with definitions, care and treatment, and lists of information resources
HIV InSite
In-depth information about HIV/AIDS
Heart Disease
Congenital Heart Information Network
Information for children and adults with congenital heart disease
Heart Disease
HeartHub for Patients
Educational tools for Arrhythmias, Cardiac Rehab, Cholesterol, Diabetes, Heart Attack/Failure, High Blood Pressure, Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), and Stroke
Heart Disease
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Information on heart disease for the public
Heart Disease
American Heart Association (AHA)
Includes information on warning signs for heart disease and stroke, easy-to-use reference guide, family health information, and risk awareness
Vaccine Information
Information about vaccine preventable diseases
CDC Vaccines & Immunization
CDC site with various resources regarding immunization including immunization schedules, recommendations, side effects and safety
Information about Influenza including prevention and treatment.
International Travel
Travelers' Health - CDC
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
Information on kidneys for the public
Lung Diseases
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Information on lung diseases for the public
Lung Diseases
Controlling Asthma - Vermont Asthma Program
Site provided by the Vermont Department of Health which has all kinds of links to many other good web sites on asthma
WebMD Medication Information
Medical information on prescription drugs, vitamins, and over-the-counter medications
Neurology & Mental Health
Alzheimers Assocation
Alzeheimers education and awareness site
Neurology & Mental Health
Sleep Foundation
Information on sleep health and safety
Neurology & Mental Health
U.S. Pain Foundation
Addresses many sources of acute and chronic pain with information on management and medications
Neurology & Mental Health
American Psychological Association
Provides information on a range of psychology topics
Nutrition and Fitness
CDC: Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity & Obesity
Information on achieving and maintaining a health weight including nutrition and physical activity
How to Remove a Tick
Information on removal of ticks
CDC - Ticks
Information about ticks including how to avoid them and about tickborne diseases
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