Patient Resources

American Medical Association

AMA American Medical Association

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The American Medical Association provides a variety of resources for Physicians, Residents, Medical Students and Patients.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Sample content: In the News; Travellers Health; Health Topics A-Z; Publications, Software & Products; Terrorism and Public Health.

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DrugWatch.com

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Drugwatch is an awareness group that aims to educate the public about prescription drugs, over-the-counter medication, and medical devices that have the potential to cause patients serious harm. The website is continually updated with drug recall news, recent FDA approvals, drug interactions, side effects, and current developments in the medical field. Patient advocates work with patients to help them get the treatment and care they deserve.


Health Finder

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Health library A to Z (prevention & wellness, diseases & conditions, and alternative medicine) plus medical dictionaries, an encyclopedia, and journals; Online Checkups; Check Your Second-hand Smoke I.Q.; special health topics organized by age from kids to seniors, by race and ethnicity, for men and women, and for parents, caregivers, health professionals, and others; information about doctors, dentists, public clinics, hospitals, long term care, nursing homes, health insurance, prescriptions, health fraud, Medicare, Medicaid, and medical privacy.

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MedLine Plus

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"Trusted health information for you." A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health.

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NIDA National Institute on Drug Abuse

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The National Institute on Drug Abuse is a United States federal-government research institute whose mission is to "lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction."


SAMHSA

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Works to improve the quality and availability of substance abuse prevention, alcohol and drug addiction treatment, and mental health services.

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Women's Health

womenshealth.gov

The Federal governments source for womens health information. Provided by the National Womens Health Information Center of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.


Web-MD

webmd.com

Health A-Z, Drugs & Supplements, Healthy Living, Eating & Diets, Parenting & Pregnancy, Teen Health & Pet Health.

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Self-Help Groups for Drug Addiction

http://www.helpguide.org
"If youre trying to give up drugs, peer support groups can be an invaluable source of guidance, assistance, and encouragement"

 


Discovery Place

https://www.discoveryplace.info

Seven Signs of Drug Addiction from an Addict's Perspective.

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Addiction and Relationships

http://www.doctoroz.com
"It is often said those who begin to actively participate in addiction, whatever it may be, alcoholism, drug addiction, gambling, sex addiction or any other type of compulsive behavior, stop growing emotionally."


Job Accommodation Network (JAN)

http://askjan.org

Accommodation and Compliance Series: Employees with Drug Addiction.

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4 Holistic Ways to Fight Drug Addiction:

http://psychcentral.com
"Holistic forms of treatment are the way of the future. Here are 4 holistic ways to fight drug addiction that can be used both in and out of formal rehab."


http://www.mortgagecalculator.org

The Guide to Keeping Your Home Through Debilitating Disease.

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Project Know: Understanding Addiction:

http://www.projectknow.com
"The first few instances of drug use may be fun, but the behavior can quickly turn into substance abuse and addiction"



To be successful, recovering must be your number one concern.

http://www.intheswim.com

The Guide to Aquatic Therapy for Recovering Addicts.

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