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Helpful Links

Medline Plus
Information on diseases currently under investigation by the National Institutes of Health or NIH supported scientists, major NIH research areas and important health-related topics. (www.nih.gov )

American Cancer Society
This site and the free phone line provide information to patients on cancer treatment, early detection, prevention, and information on a variety of services available to cancer patients and their families. (www.cancer.org)

Healthfinder Information Line
A gateway consumer health and human services information web site from the United States government. Provides links to online publications, clearinghouses, databases, web sites and support and self-help groups, as well as government agencies and not-for-profit organizations that produce reliable information for the public. (www.healthfinder.gov )

Center for Disease Control and Prevention
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people – at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong partnerships. (www.cdc.gov)

American Diabetes Association
The official website of the American Diabetes Association offers comprehensive information about diabetes, ongoing research and legislation, information for health professionals, links and reviews of other diabetes related sites on the internet and listings of diabetes sources in your area.
(www.diabetes.org)

American Lung Association
This website offers information about asthma, tobacco control and air quality, as well as an A-Z listing of lung diseases. Read about advocacy activities, programs and events, publications, research, jobs and volunteer opportunities. (www.lungusa.org)

National Stroke Association
This site offers information on stroke prevention, treatment & rehabilitation, including a library of publications and links to other Internet sites. (www.stroke.org)

American College of Cardiology
A professional society of over 23,000 cardiovascular physicians and scientists. Includes information for both patients and medical professionals, and links to other internet sites. (www.stroke.org)

American Heart Association
Comprehensive information on heart disease and stroke as well as late breaking news. Links to other cardiovascular information on the web. (www.americanheart.org)

American Medical Association
The AMA is the nation’s leader in promoting professionalism in medicine and setting standards for medical education, practice and ethics. (www.ama-assn.org)

National Institute of Mental Health
A US government agency that conducts and supports research in mental illness and mental health.(www.nimh.nih.gov)

New Hampshire Hospital Association
The NH Hospital Association is working to preserve the regulatory and business climates that support both the clinical and economic performance of healthcare organizations, to expand access to coverage and care, to enhance the future viability of essential community providers, and to improve public confidence in hospitals and healthcare statewide. (www.nhha.org)

Managing Your Personal Health Record
This Web site is provided as a free public service by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).Your personal health information is a valuable resource to you, your family, and the doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who provide your treatment and care. (www.myPHR.com)

NH Quality Care
New Hampshire hospitals are committed to providing high quality care to every patient. They regularly measure what they do and use that information to continually improve their care. This website is designed to provide you with accurate and honest information about how often hospitals provide the recommended care to adults being treated for a heart attack, heart failure or pneumonia. (www.nhqualitycare.org)

NH Health Cost                                                                                                                            This Web site allows health care consumers to receive basic, facility-specific information about services and charges. The information being displayed is based on charges only, you will need to contact your insurer to determine the specific amount that will be paid under your policy for the selected service. (www.nhhealthcost.org)

Communities for Alcohol and Drug-Free Youth
Communities for Alcohol and Drug-free Youth (CADY, Inc.) is a local coalition dedicated to working with schools and communities to prevent and reduce youth alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use and to promote healthy environments and promising futures for area teens. (www.cadyinc.org)