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- GI Patient Information
Special Features: "Digestive Health Web Book," a new Web-based resource written by experts from distinguished nationwide medical centers. Information for patients and their families, including diagnosis and the latest treatment options. From: American College of Gastroenterology.
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Special features: Health topics A-Z; interactive health toolkit; e-newsletters; hundreds of reproducible fact sheets and brochures; Spanish available. From: National Women's Health Resource Center.
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- Heart Diseases - MedlinePlus
Special features: Multiple interactive tutorials; easy-to-read and Spanish available; extensive links to research and clinical trails updates. From: NLM / NIH.
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- Home-Use Tests
Up-to-date information about a wide variety of in-home tests used to screen for certain diseases or conditions, including pregnancy, hepatitis C, glucose level, vaginal pH, and more. From the U.S Food & Drug Administration.
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- Lab Tests Online
Special features: Search for test by name, then find when it is generally ordered and what the results mean; test descriptions, conditions and reliability. From: American Association for Clinical Chemistry.
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- Laboratory Tests - MedlinePlus
Special features: Specific conditions / indications; safety issues; interactive tutorials and Spanish available. In MedlinePlus, you can also search for additional information about: Diagnostic Imaging; Laboratory Tests; CT Scans; Ultrasounds; Genetic Testing; MRI Scans; Mammography; Nuclear Scans or X-Rays. From: NLM / NIH.
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- National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute (NIH)
Special features: Health assessment tools; educational tutorials; A-Z Diseases and Conditions Index; Health Information Network with e-mail updates. From: NIH.
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- Screening Tests for Adults (Ages 30-49)
Between 30 and 49 years of age, screening tests become very important for men as well as women. These tests facilitate early detection of the most common and treatable diseases, such as diabetes, cancer, and heart disease (conditions that may appear in your middle or later years), as well as common chronic diseases.
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- Screening Tests for Adults 50 and Up
Information about screening tests which health care providers use for early detection of common and potentially deadly diseases, such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease and many others.
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- Screenings for Men
Special features: Information about basic health tests / screenings for men, including for each: what it is, when and how often it should be performed; meaning of results. From: InteliHealth.
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- Health and Wellness Resource Center
Provides health-related information from more than 700 health/medical journals and hundreds of pamphlets (many with full text), 2,200 magazines, and various reference sources.
- MEDLINE® PubMed
PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes citations and abstracts from MEDLINE, the world's largest database of clinical medical literature. The database indexes more than 4,800 biomedical journals published in the United States and 70 other countries. Citations date back to the 1950s. Some citations link out to relevant information outside of Medline, or to the full text of articles. Tutorials are available and highly recommended for inexperienced users.
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