The sites listed here are comprehensive sources of health information in general, covering other topics besides epilepsy. We cannot be responsible for the content of other sites, but do let us know if you experience problems with any of these links.
Intelihealth: This site (owned by Aetna, the insurance firm) uses information from Harvard Medical School and other sources. An easy way to find recent medical articles and information on medications.
KidsHealth: A large and reliable site divided into sections aimed at children, teens, and parents, this is a good source of general health information covering all ages. It's sponsored by The Nemours Foundation, a charitable organization that funds children's health projects.
PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, is the easiest place to find abstracts of medical articles.
ClinicalTrials.gov: This site, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), lists thousands of clinical studies being performed by the NIH, other United States federal agencies, and the pharmaceutical industry. Studies in the database are conducted primarily in the United States and Canada, but locations in many other countries are included. Find out if you qualify to participate.
MayoClinic.com: An educational site with good information provided or reviewed by the physicians and researchers at the Mayo Clinic.
Mayo Clinic is a world leader in developing innovative ways to diagnose and treat epilepsy in children and adults.
Family Village: information for parents of individuals who have disabilities, covering specific diagnoses, recreational activities, religious groups and opportunities, education, adaptive technologies, health issues, disability-related books and media, and more.
Virtual Hospital: University of Iowa source of information and links for both health care professionals and consumers.
WebMD: A medical news site with features, quizzes, educational photos and diagrams, and links to commercial sponsors.
Medscape: Health news for doctors and other health professionals. Visitors must register, but there's no charge.
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends.
Online versions of the Merck Manual, a classic textbook of diagnosis and therapy, as well as the home edition and the Merck Manual of Geriatrics.
Hardin MetaDirectory of Internet Health Sources: A well-respected "list of lists" of Internet health resources.
Medical Matrix: Many, many links to other resources. Free registration required.
HealthAtoZ: Interactive site with health calendars.
HealingWell.com Epilepsy Resource Center: Features medical news, health articles, doctor-produced video webcasts, message boards and chat rooms, email, newsletters, books and reviews, and resource directories on Depression.
Mental Help Net: A site specializing in information and resources on mental health topics such as depression.
Personal Health Zone: A site that emphasizes alternative medicine. Mostly valuable for its links to other sites.
About Learning Disabilities: A site focused on comprehensive advice on learning
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