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Best Hospitals Menu Page
Search for the top ranked hospitals by speciality.

CenterWatch Clinical Trials Listing Services
Listings of clinical trials, notification service, new FDA approvals, NIH studies, and research.

Health Action Network Society
Alternative health information, news, and research. From Canada.

Health Central
Extensive health coverage, news, articles, Q & A. Easy to search. Also includes a Women's Health Center.

Housecall
General health care issues as well as disease information. Features USP (U.S. Pharmacopeia) medicine database. USP, is a private, volunteer, not-for-profit organization, develops and disseminates unbiased data on drug substances and products.

MDChoice.com
A portal to medical information on the internet with two access points, one for lay persons and one for clinicians. The site also provides access to CancerLit and MEDLINE.

Medical Online
A database that provides medical information to health care providers and consumers. Requires users to register and login.

MedicineNet Medical Reference (MN)
A free medical resource covering diseases and treaments, not cancer specific. Great features include message groups and chat rooms, an "Ask the Experts" page, a medical dictionary and a pharmacy page discussing medications and side effects.

MEDLINEplus
MEDLINEplus brings together, by health topic, authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), other government, non-profit and other health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MEDLINEplus and give easy access to the medical research literature.

MedScape
A resource aimed at health care professionals that covers the latest medical research and news. The site includes a searchable database and does contain some graphic images.

The On-Line Medical Dictionary
a searchable dictionary contains terms relating to biochemistry, cell biology, chemistry, medicine, molecular biology, physics, plant biology, radiobiology, science and technology. It includes: acronyms, jargon, theory, conventions, standards, institutions, projects, eponyms, history, anything to do with medicine or science. This edition is distributed by CancerWeb, a multimedia resource for oncology based in the UK.

Stanford University Hospital - The Health Library
When you want to know more about a medical condition affecting you or a family member, The Health Library, a community service of Stanford University Hospital, provides a wide array of up-to-date health and medical information.

Stanford University Lane Medical Library Public Database
Provides scientifically based medical information and health education that helps individuals and families make informed decisions about their health and health care. This page also provides access to other consumer health resources such as MEDLINE CancerNet and to information about physicians.

Stanford University Reference Tools Page
Links to research and medical reference sites for Stanford University, the Bay Area, and the internet in general.

WebMedLit
Provides efficient access to the best medical journals on the web, including Cancer/Oncology. Currently tracking 18 medical journals. Nice feature: You can store your own queries for later use.

WellnessWeb The Patient's Network
A collaborative effort amoung patients, healthcare professionals, and other caregivers to help patients find the best and most appropriate medical information and support available. Covers an array of health and wellness options.


Health & Medical Resources for People of Color

Asian Health Services Online
To serve and advocate for the immigrant and refugee Asian community regarding its health rights, and to assure access to health care services regardless of income, insurance status, language, or culture.

Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum
A national advocacy organization dedicated to promoting policy, program and research efforts for the improvement of health status of all Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.

Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organization
AAPCHO strives to improve the health status of Asians and Pacific Islanders within the United States and its territories, with a special focus on the medically underserved

Online English-Chinese Medical Dictionary
This is a translation dictionary between English and Chinese terms. The terms are listed according to their alphabetical order in English.

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