Helpful Healthcare Sites

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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

This treasure trove from the US Government offers valuable data on healthcare quality, consumer information and clinical practice guidelines.

American Cancer Society

This is a non-profit organization that provides information and educational materials on cancer prevention, detection and treatment. Other site services include statistics, advice, and patient and family counseling referrals.

Cancer Care, Inc.

Provides services to cancer patients in English and Espanol. Offers referrals to support groups and educational materials


Innovative database of individual patient experiences for hypertension, prostate cancer, breast cancer, and colorectal cancer.

Friends' Health Connection

Connects people who are currently experiencing or who have overcome the same disease, illness, handicap or injury in order to communicate mutual support.

Take charge of your health with health decision support guides, disease self-managers, drug information and much more.

Med Help International

A general health site dedicated to empowering people through access to medical information and support.

Medline Plus

A treasure trove of health information from The National Institutes of Health.

National Committee for Quality Assurance

Learn about HEDIS, check your health plan's accreditation status and learn about NCQA's efforts to improve healthcare quality.