National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
The mission of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases is to support research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases; the training of basic and clinical scientists to carry out this research; and the dissemination of information on research progress in these diseases. Read about Rheumatoid Arthritis, Muscular Distrophy, Paget’s Disease, Fibromyalgia, Alopecia Areata, Vitiligo, and many more. See a list of completed and open clinical trials.
U.S. National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health
Medline Plus is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and lists hundreds of organizations providing health information from head to toe and from all walks of life.
Radiology Information Organization
RadiologyInfo.org tells you how various x-ray, CT, MRI, ultrasound, radiation therapy and other procedures are performed. It also addresses what you may experience and how to prepare for the exams. The website contains over 130 radiologic procedures and disease descriptions and is updated frequently with new information. All material on the RadiologyInfo.org website is reviewed and approved by experts in the field of radiology from the ACR and RSNA, as well as other professional radiology organizations
Learn more about back and neck pain and other spine related conditions.
The Dana Foundation
The Dana Foundation is a private philanthropic organization committed to advancing brain research and to educating the public in a responsible manner about research’s potential: (1) to develop a better understanding of the brain and its functions; (2) to speed the discovery of treatments for brain disorders; and (3) to combat the stigma of brain disorders through education.
Learn about signs and symptoms, stages, diagnosis, research progress, treatment and care of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
American Heart Association
Learn more about the American Heart Association and its efforts to reduce death caused by heart disease and stroke.
American Cancer Society
Learn about cancer, find support and treatment, explore research, get involved and find your local ACS chapter.
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons provides a patient education library on a number of orthopedic conditions such as joint replacement, overuse injuries, ligament reconstruction, and high school sports injuries.
Centers for Disease and Control Prevention – Sports Concussions and Brain Injury
Collaborating to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health — through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new health threats.
National Cancer Institute
Turning discovery into health. Read about the various types of cancer, diagnosis, treatments, research, clinical trials and coping skills for children and adults.
American Stroke Association
Learn more about the American Stroke Association and its efforts to reduce death and disability caused by strokes.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
The national MS society is a collective of passionate individuals who want to do something about MS now – to move together toward a world free of MS. Learn more about MS, treatment options and research.
Lupus Foundation of America
The Lupus Foundation of America is the only national force devoted to solving the mystery of lupus, one of the world’s cruelest, most unpredictable and devastating diseases, while giving caring support to those who suffer from its brutal impact. Find resources, advocacy center and directory of local chapters. Learn more about how lupus affects the body and how lupus is diagnosed.
The Arthritis Foundation
The Arthritis Foundation’s mission is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control and cure of arthritis and related diseases. The Arthritis Foundation’s vision is to create a world free of arthritis pain. Learn more about the types of arthritis and how to manage the pain and lifestyle change associated.
National Headache Foundation
The National Headache Foundation exists to enhance the healthcare of individuals with headaches. It is an information resource center for families, physicians, allied healthcare professionals, and for the general public. The NHF accomplishes its mission by providing educational and informational resources, supporting headache research, and advocating for the understanding of headaches as a legitimate neurobiological disease.
The Epilepsy Foundation of America® is the national voluntary agency dedicated solely to the welfare of the almost 3 million people with epilepsy in the U.S. and their families. The organization works to ensure that people with seizures are able to participate in all life experiences; to improve how people with epilepsy are perceived, accepted and valued in society; and to promote research for a cure.
Joshua Center for Neurological Disorders – Children
The Joshua Center provides services and support for the social, emotional, medical and educational needs of neurologically impaired children and their families, including children with Asperger Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Tourette Syndrome.
The award-winning KidsHealth comes from Nemours, one of the largest nonprofit organizations devoted to children’s health. Established in 1936 by philanthropist Alfred I. DuPont, Nemours is dedicated to improving the health and spirit of children. Looking for information about a chronic childhood condition or disease? Read about asthma, allergies, cancer, diabetes, heart murmurs, sleep disorders and much more.