Helpful Websites for Health Information

Looking for Research on a Particular Condition, Disease, Treatment or Health Care Provider?

We know searching for health care information can be a daunting task. So, to help you, we've compiled a list of respected sources of information to help you understand your treatment or condition, and hopefully make more informed decisions about your healthcare.

Allergies & Asthma Center

National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) conducts and supports basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.

Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America

Information and resources from the leading national nonprofit organization for people with allergies and asthma.

The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network

Nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing about a clearer understanding of the issues surrounding food allergies and providing helpful resources.

Arthritis Center

Arthritis Foundation

National not-for-profit organization that supports the more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions with advocacy, programs, services and research.

Resource for arthritis information online.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

Supports research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases, the training of basic and clinical scientists to carry out this research, and the dissemination of information on research progress in these diseases.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Network

About 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis. This site provided information about RA, the patient’s prognosis, and tips to improve quality of life.

Cancer Center

American Cancer Society

Facts and figures, research, support programs, encouragement and practical tips.

American Institute for Cancer Research

Cancer charity that fosters research on diet and cancer prevention and educates the public about the results.

Association of Cancer Online Resources

Collection of online communities designed to provide timely and accurate information.

Non-profit organization dedicated to providing the most reliable, complete, and up-to-date information about breast cancer.

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation

A not-for-profit organization funding clinical and genetic research on breast cancer


Learn about the causes, symptoms,diagnosis and stages of Mesothelioma as well as treatment options and support.

National Cancer Institute

Find valuable cancer-related information of all kinds including information on clinical trials and statistics.

General Health Information

Access Tuscarawas

Local resources, agencies and providers, including contact information.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The nation's premiere health promotion, prevention and preparedness agency provides information on health and safety topics, publications and products, and data and statistics.


WebMD provides valuable, timely and credible health information and tools for managing your health.


Information about healthy eating, weight loss, good nutrition, and interactive calculators.

Heart & Lung Center

American Heart Association

Facts, news and information about heart health and disease, as well as stroke.

American Lung Association

The American Lung Association fights lung disease in all its forms, with special emphasis on asthma, tobacco control and environmental health.

American Stroke Association

Division of the American Heart Association that focuses on reducing disability and death from stroke through research, education, fund raising and advocacy.

The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

Here you will find national publications as well as current information concerning grants/contracts, clinical trials, and other research-related information for cardiovascular health professionals.

Kidney Disorders Center

American Diabetes Association

The nation's leading nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy.

National Kidney Foundation

The National Kidney Foundation, Inc., a major voluntary health organization, seeks to prevent kidney and urinary tract diseases, improve the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by these diseases, and increase the availability of all organs for transplantation.

Neurological Disorders

Alzheimer's Disease Education & Referral Center

Current, comprehensive Alzheimer's information and resources from the National Institute on Aging.

American Parkinson Disease Association

Organization focused on research, patient support, education and raising public awareness of the disease.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Part of the National Institutes of Health, conducts and supports research on brain and nervous system disorders.

National Parkinson Foundation

NPF is the largest and oldest national Parkinson foundation in the United States and supports Parkinson-related research, patient care, education, training, and outreach.

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