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Top 100 Health Sites You Can Trust Updated September 2013 The purpose of the CAPHIS Top 100 List is to provide CAPHIS members and other librarians with a resource to use in their daily practice and teaching. Secondly, it is our contribution to the Medical Library Association so that the headquarters staff can refer individuals to a list of quality health web sites. Our goal is to have a limited number of resources that meet the quality criteria for currency, credibility, content, audience, etc., as described on our website. These lists of resources expand upon the MLA Top Ten List. pdf of complete Top 100 List
With new advances in health care, people are living longer and healthier lives than ever before. You can help your body and mind stay fit well into your golden years by using the Internet to read up on the latest in health care, nutrition, and fitness. Here are a few sites we've put together to help you find what you need to stay happy and healthy at any age. General These sites cover a wide range of issues related to senior health. NIH Senior Health: The National Institutes of Health provide seniors with a range of information on topics like bone health, nutrition, exercise and more on this site. Top 100 Health sites for Seniors
Herbs and Supplements URL of this page: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/herb_All.html Browse dietary supplements and herbal remedies to learn about their effectiveness, usual dosage, and drug interactions. Acai (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Acai (Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database) Alfalfa (Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database) Aloe (Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database) Aloe Vera (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Aristolochic Acids (National Toxicology Program) - PDF Asian Ginseng (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Astragalus (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
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Biography: What Doctors Don't Tell You What Doctors Don’t Tell You is one of the few publications in the world that can justifiably claim to solve people's health problems - and even save lives. Our monthly newsletter gives you the facts you won't read anywhere else about what works, what doesn't work and what may harm you in both orthodox and alternative medicine. We'll also tell you how you can prevent illness. Our aim is to help you make informed decisions about your health before resorting to drugs or surgery.
NetWellness Homepage for Better Health Click on any of the health topics to find in-depth information on hundreds of diseases and wellness issues. You will also find health professionals ready to respond to your specific questions.
Alltop - Top Pain News Chronic pain – whether it’s from fibromyalgia, RA, ME/CFS, or any other illness – ought to be enough for any lifetime. It really, really oughtta be enough. It should entitle us all to a free pass for life from all colds, influenza, sinus infections, stomach bugs, and other manner of conventional temporary illness. Yet, sadly, as we’ve all discovered much to our own chagrin, it obviously doesn’t, since we all still get sick from time to time. Take now, for instance, for me. For the last three days, I’ve been completely unable to breathe through my nose,…
Welcome To Orthomolecular.org Orthomolecular is a term that comes from ortho, which is Greek for "correct" or "right," and "molecule," which is the simplest structure that displays the characteristics of a compound. So it literally means the "right molecule." Two-time Nobel Prize winner, and molecular biologist, Linus Pauling, Ph.D.
Life Extension Interview with Dr. Bruce Ames – Life Extension Dr. Bruce Ames is devoted to uncovering strategies to reverse the aging process, primarily by identifying the underlying mechanisms of degenerative disease. Best known for his groundbreaking research on the mitochondria, Dr. Ames’s lab was the first to document the synergy of lipoic acid and acetyl-L-carnitine for optimizing mitochondrial function. Following this work, Dr. Ames recently developed the Triage Theory of Aging.
Vitamin D news 23 May 2012 Osteoporosis Prevention Month May is national osteoporosis prevention month, recognized by the National Osteoporosis Foundation to encourage people to talk about bone health and family history as the first step in protecting themselves and future generations from developing osteoporosis. Study: Vitamin D linked to childhood weight
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Sage Crossroads-Aging Research SAGE Crossroads is the premier online forum for emerging issues of human aging. The onset of the senior boom, coupled with new discoveries in aging-related science and technology is setting the stage for great debate on medical interventions and longevity science. SAGE Crossroads aims to be the balanced, "go-to" site for those interested in engaging in lively discussions about the ethical, political, economic, and societal implications of aging-related science.
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Methuselah Foundation - Welcome to Methuselah Foundation Regenerative medicine is the future of health care, promising cures for everything from heart disease to diabetes, dramatically reducing costs, and extending healthy life. But it needs public investment and guidance in order to mature. We're opportunists. We identify logjams blocking progress—and dynamite the obstructions.
Oasis Health & Wellness Blog More than one-in-five adult Americans took at least one pharmaceutical drug commonly used to treat a psychiatric or behavioral disorder in 2010 according to “America’s State of Mind,” a Medco Health Solutions, Inc. analysis of trends in mental health medication usage among approximately 2.5 million insured Americans, comparing utilization of antidepressants, antipsychotics, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) drugs and anti-anxiety treatments from 2001 to 2010. Even more concerning about this situation is that for American women, the numbers rose to one in four. While I’m not totally surprised at these numbers considering all the advertising that pharmaceutical companies are allowed to do, it does cause me to stop and think about better solutions to this health crisis.
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