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The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery is the professional society for orthopaedic surgeons. This site offers information on orthopedic conditions and treatments, prevention, new discoveries, finding a surgeon,and more. The site is reviewd by physicians to ensure medical accuracy.
American Diabetes Association Web Site
The mission of the American Diabetes Association is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. To fulfill this mission, the organization funds research, publishes scientific findings, provides information and other services to people with diabetes, their families, health care professionals and the public. The Association is also actively involved in advocating for scientific research and for the rights of people with diabetes.
(ASAA) American Sleep Apnea Association
The ASAA is a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing injury, disability, and death from sleep apnea and to enhancing the well-being of those affected by this common disorder.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
This is a good site to keep as a reference for the safety of yourself, your family, and friends. You’ll find Webcast features, both current and previous in the “in the News” section; these features spotlight matters of immediate interest. There is also a complete section on Health Topics, from A to Z, giving you access to a broad list of specific information on various topics and illnesses.
Health information for the whole family from the American Academy of Famliy Practice.
GERD Information Resource Center
This site can help you find answers to commonly asked questions regarding Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, its treatments, and possible complications that may result from chronic cases.
(NN) Narcolepsy Network
We are a nonprofit organization that relies on member dues and donations to fund our basic programs. Narcolepsy Network is a national patient support organization founded in 1986.
National Sleep Foundation
Official web site for this organization.
NINDS Alzheimer’s Disease Information
The National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke sponsors this information page as a way to educate the public on the basics of the condition. The site explores the onset of AD, current treatments for symptoms, the prognosis for those diagnosed, and current research.
Public Sleep Education
Comprehensive information from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
Here you will find concise, current and accurate information on diagnostic radiology and radiation therapy including radiation oncology (cancer therapy). The information includes how the procedures are performed, what you might experience, how to prepare for the exams and much more. An extensive glossary of terms is also included.
Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation
Non-profit organization with the latest information about RLS.
Senior Benefits Checkup
The National Council on Aging has created a confidential, easy-to-use, free website where seniors, their family members, or others working with seniors can quickly find out the local programs for which the older person is eligable. (Web)
Information for Washington State Residents regarding insurance plans. Compare benefits and receive advice on choosing the best plan for your family or small business.
This is an excellant source of a broad spectrum of information.