This non-profit organization combats health-related frauds, myths, fads, and fallacies. Original research with qualifications of writers given. Defines quackery; presents information on questionable products and services.
7,500 recipes with links to 'Gourmet' and 'Bon Appetit' journals plus recent cookbooks. Can limit by type of preparation, ingredients, type of meal, special requirements such as 'low fat.' Menu suggestions included.
Searchable directory of drug and alcohol treatment programs nationally, more than 400 listed for the Los Angeles area. Website from the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
MLA's selection of health web links divided into major subject categories: General Health, Women's Health, Men's Health, Parenting & Kids Health, Seniors, Specific Health Problems, Drug Info, and Health Professionals.
Comprehensive site for consumer health, with links to Medline, drug databases and USDA food labels (see Diet and Nutrition section below). Complements NORD (see Associations and Organizations section below)
Contains A-Z index of NIH health resources, clinical trials, MedlinePlus, health hotlines, current medical news, Grants & Funding opportunities, research training & scientific resources, Institutes, and Centers & Offices. Includes link for information in Spanish.
The gateway to reliable information about science and technology from across Federal government organizations. Agencies covered are the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Interior; Environmental Protection; National Aeronautics and Space, and National Science Foundation.