Health Connect, a consumer health library and health and safety information clearinghouse, provides individuals, families and communities with up-to-date information regarding various health and safety challenges, as well as, to help identify resources available on a local and national level.  The resources offered are about the specific health or safety issue, referrals to other organizations who may offer support groups or information, or referrals to other resources and multimedia sources (websites).

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ACNE

Medical Self-Care-Acne- HealthWorld Online

AIDS

ALBINISM

NOAH’s Home Page

ALLERGIES

SOMETHING IN THE AIR:
AIRBORNE ALLERGENS

ALLERGIES

Welcome to National Jewish Medical and Resear…

ALLERGIES, FOOD

Welcome to www.foodallergy.org (FAN)

ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE

The Alternative Medicine Homepage

AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS

The ALS Association

ANXIETY DISORDERS

SEE: MENTAL HEALTH

APLASTIC ANEMIA

Aplastic Anemia Foundation of America

APRAXIA

Apraxia Kids Home Page

ARTHRITIS

Arthritis Foundation

ASPERGER SYNDROME

Asperger Syndrome/O.A.S.I.S.

ASTHMA

See also: WHEEZING

ATAXIA

National Ataxia Foundation Home Page

ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER

AUTISM

See also: LEARNING DISABILITIES

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BAD BREATH

SEE: HALITOSIS

BIRTH DEFECTS

Welcome to the March Of Dimes Home Page

BLADDER DISORDERS

Urinary Incontinence in Children

BLADDER DISORDERS

Urinary Tract Infections in Children

BLIND

American Council of the Blind

BRAIN TUMORS

american brain tumor association

BRONCHITIS

Medical Self-Care-Bronchitis- HealthWorld Online

BURN INJURY

Let’s Face It

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CANCER

CARDIAC DISEASES

SEE: HEART

CEREBRAL PALSY

CHILD DEVELOPMENT

Pediatric Development and Behavior

CHROMOSOME DEFECTS

Chromosome Deletion Outreach
SEE ALSO:
GENETIC CONDITIONS

COMMUNICATION DISORDERS

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

CHRONIC FATIGUE

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Facts and Brochures

CHRONIC FATIGUE

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s CFS Page

COMMUNICATION DISORDERS

National Institute on Deafness and
Other Communication Disorders

CONSTIPATION

Constipation

CONSTIPATION

Medical Self-Care-Constipation- HealthWorld Online

CONSTIPATION

Why Am I Constipated?

COUGH

Medical Self-Care-Cough- HealthWorld Online

CROHN’S DISEASE

CCFA — Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America

CROHN’S DISEASE

Crohn’s Disease

CROUP

CHILDREN AND CROUP

CROUP

Pedbase

CUTS

Medical Self-Care-Cut’s, Scrapes, And Punctures- HealthWorld Online

CYSTIC FIBROSIS

Ortho-McNeil CF Care Website: Home Page

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DEPRESSION

SEE: MENTAL HEALTH

DIABETES

DIARRHEA

Medical Self-Care-Diarrhea- HealthWorld Online

DIGESTION

NIDDK Health Information: Digestive Diseases

DISABILITIES

See also: LEARNING DISABILITIES

DOWN SYNDROME

DRUG ABUSE

Marijuana: Facts for Teens

DRUG ABUSE

Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know

DRUGS – LISTS

Top 200 Prescriptions – Rx-list

DRUGS – INFORMATION

Drug InfoNet

DRUGS – INFORMATION

PharmWeb

DRUGS – INFORMATION

Healthtouch® – Online for better health – find out about common drug uses, proper use, and possible side effects..from Medi-Span®

DYSLEXIA

Dyslexia: The Gift. Information and Resources for Dyslexia

DYSLEXIA

International Dyslexia Association

DYSLEXIA

See also: LEARNING DISABILITIES

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EAR INFECTION

NIDCD Health Information . Otitis Media: Facts for Parents

EARACHES

Medical Self-Care-Earaches- HealthWorld Online

EATING DISORDERS

The Something Fishy Website on Eating Disorders

EDUCATION

AskERIC

EDUCATION

CEC ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education

EDUCATION

SERI – Special Education Resources on the Internet

ENDOMETRIOSIS

Facts About Endometriosis

ENVIRONMENT

Kids ‘n’ the Environmental Health Sciences

EPILEPSY

Epilepsy Foundation

EYE DISEASES

Macular Degeneration Foundation Eyesight Info…

EYE PROBLEMS

Medical Self-Care-Eye Problems- HealthWorld Online

EYE PROBLEMS

National Association for Visually Handicapped Welcome Center

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FEDERAL DOCUMENTS

Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP)

FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

FEVER

Medical Self-Care-Fever- HealthWorld Online

FIBROMYALGIA

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT FIBROMYALGIA

FLU

Medical Self-Care-Flu- HealthWorld Online

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GENETIC CONDITIONS / RARE CONDITIONS

Genetic Conditions / Rare Conditions Informat…

GENETIC CONDITIONS / RARE CONDITIONS

Rare Genetic Diseases In Children: Support Resources Directory

GLAUCOMA

Glaucoma Research Foundation: Welcome!

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HALITOSIS

ADA Oral Health Topics: Halitosis

HAYFEVER

Medical Self-Care-Hay Fever- HealthWorld Online

HEAD INJURY

SEE:
TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

HEAD LICE

HeadLice.Org – National Pediculosis Associati…

HEADACHE

Medical Self-Care-Headaches- HealthWorld Online

HEADACHE

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke – Headache

HEARING PROBLEMS

Silence Isn’t Always Golden

HEART

HEMORRHOIDS

Hemorrhoids

HICCUPS

Medical Self-Care-Hiccups- HealthWorld Online

HORMONE DISORDERS

NIDDK Health Information: Endocrine & Metabolic Diseases

HOSPICE

National Hospice Organization

HYPERACTIVITY

NIH – Medicine for the Public – Hyperactivity

HYPERACTIVITY

See also: LEARNING DISABILITIES

HYPOPIGMENTATION

NOAH’s Home Page

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IMMUNE DISEASES

Welcome to National Jewish Medical and Resear…

IMMUNIZATIONS

National Immunization Program

INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Emerging Infectious Diseases

IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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JOURNALS

Child Abuse & Fatality Resource Guide-Medical

JOURNALS

Future of Children summarizes research and policy issues related to the well-being of children.

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KIDNEY

NIDDK Health Information: Kidney Diseases

KIDNEY

Directory of Kidney and Urologic Diseases Organizations

KLINEFELTER SYNDROME

UNDERSTANDING KLINEFELTER SYNDROME

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LACTOSE INTOLERANCE

Lactose Intolerance

LEAD

LEAD IS ALL AROUND US

LEAD

LEAD — THE #1 ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARD TO MANY C…

LEARNING DISABILITIES

LD OnLine: KidZone

LEARNING DISABILITIES

LD OnLine: Learning Disabilities Resources

LEUKEMIA

Leukemia Society of America

LEUKEMIA

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia – CLL (This is an email address to a message board)

LUNG DISEASES

Welcome to National Jewish Medical and Resear…

LUPUS

Lupus Foundation of America

LUPUS

What Black Women Should Know About Lupus

LYME DISEASE

Lyme Disease Information Resource

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MEDICATIONS

See: DRUGS

MENTAL HEALTH

MENTAL RETARDATION

American Association on Mental Retardation Homepage

MENTAL RETARDATION

Mental Retardation Research Center 95

MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION

Muscular Dystrophy Association

MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION

MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION in Australia

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NATIVE AMERICAN HEALTH

Indian Health Service

NEUROFIBROMATOSIS

National Neurofibromatosis Foundation

NEUROLOGICAL AND NEUROMUSCULAR DISORDERS

Ask NOAH about: Neurological Problems

NUTRITION

NIDDK Health Information: Weight Loss and Control

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OBESITY

NIDDK Health Information: Weight Loss and Control

ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES

FACTS ABOUT ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES

ORGAN TRANSPLANTS

Coalition on Donation

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PAIN

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke – Chronic Pain

PARALYSIS

Enter the APA Web Site – APACURE.COM

PEDIATRIC LINKS

Harriet Lane Links (formerly Pediatric Points of Interest) from Johns Hopkins

PEDIATRIC RADIOLOGY

Virtual Hospital: Iowa Health Book: Pediatric Radiology

PKU

National PKU News

PRADER-WILLI

The Prader-Willi Syndrome Association (USA)

PSORIASIS

National Psoriasis Foundation – Index

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RADIATION

NIH – What We Know About Radiation

REACTIVE AIRWAY DISEASE

SEE: ASTHMA

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SCHIZOPHRENIA

Schizophrenia Home Page

SELF-CARE

Self-Care Central – HealthWorld Online

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES

Introduction to Sexually Transmitted Diseases

SINUSITIS

Sinusitis: A treatment plan that works for asthma and allergy too- WS Tichenor M.D.

SKIN DISORDERS

SKIN RASHES

Medical Self-Care-Skin Rashes- HealthWorld Online

SORE THROAT

Medical Self-Care-Sore Throat- HealthWorld Online

SPECIAL EDUCATION

SERI – Special Education Resources on the Internet

SPINA BIFIDA

Children with Spina Bifida

SPINAL CORD INJURIES

National Spinal Cord Injury Association Web Site: Spinalcord.org

STURGE-WEBER SYNDROME

The Sturge-Weber Foundation

SUBSTANCE ABUSE

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information

SUBSTANCE ABUSE

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD)

SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME

NICHD – Publications On-line SIDS

SWOLLEN GLANDS

Medical Self-Care-Swollen Glands- HealthWorld Online

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TEETH

Oral health at National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research

TRANSPLANT

Coalition on Donation

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

National Resource Center For Traumatic Brain Injury

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

NLC: Understanding Brain Injury

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

Rehabilitation Resource Center

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

TBI National Data Center

TURNER SYNDROME

Turner’s Syndrome Society of the US

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ULCERS

Stomach and Duodenal Ulcers

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VOMITING AND NAUSEA

Medical Self-Care-Vomiting & Nausea- HealthWorld Online

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WHEEZING

Medical Self-Care-Wheezing- HealthWorld Online

WHEEZING

See also: ASTHMA

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