The Virtual Hospital: At U. Iowa. Online information and resources
ontopics in health, disease, and medical education.
of medically-related information. Free online access
to the MEDLINE literature databases (registration required).
* The Body - Patient
Information: Information concerning many
common conditions and diseases. From the American Academy of
This site discusses the fact and fiction behind supplements and
medicines promising anything from immediate weight
loss to "miracle cures."
History of Biomedicine: From ancient treatments to
the battles against today's pathogens. Karolinsk Institute, SWEDEN.
Mental Health Net:
Find news and information concerning depression, anxiety as well as
for keeping your sanity.
U. Pennsylvania. Introduction to bioethics, including
issues in medicine such as end of life decisions, human cloning and
aspects of genetic engineering.
Infectious Diseases: Try also the pages for Microbiology and
* The Centers
for Disease Control: Find your favorite pathogen, plague or
worldwide outbreak. Resources for epidemiology and prevention of
Plague and Public Health in Renaissance Europe:
and perspectives concerning the outbreaks of Bubonic Plague in the 1500
* The Body: An
AIDS Multimedia Resource: Up-to-date information concerning
AIDS and HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus).
cancer and cancer research.
Association of Cancer
Online Resources: Patient information for many types of cancer.
Specific Diseases Card Catalog: U. Wisconsin.
Information about cancers,
and many genetic diseases.
The American Heart
Association: Online information concerning strokes,
heart diseases, and how to stop smoking...
Organization: Learn about both insulin and non-insulin dependant
diabetes; dietary resources and information concerning new drug
Ask A Scientist
* Ask the Mayo Clinic: Extensive Q & A archives.
Ask health/relationship/sexuality questions. Columbia University
Ask A Doctor: Drug INFONet
Careers in Medicine
in Medicine: "A guide for high school students."
(American Assoc. Medical Colleges).
Eleven Blue Men and Other Narratives of Medical Detection:
Berton Rouechi. A series of intersting and true stories from an
epidemiologist, including the title of the book: a case of "Eleven
Blue Men." Other books by the same author include The Incurable
Wound, and The Medical Detectives.
ISBN - 0-5400-5121 (1953).
There are many virtual library on topics in Medicine,
from the main library page.
In addition, many of the alt.support groups provide discussion concerning
specific medical conditions - alt.support.asthma,
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