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Dedicated to decreasing the incidence of birth defects, infant mortality, low birth weight and lack of prenatal care. Provides information, referrals and literature.
Federally-funded library service that provides information and referral to sources on health problems for minorities.
Information on diet. Referrals to dietitians. Brochures available. Sponsored by National Center for Nutrition and Diatetics.
Information on nutrition and related topics such as weight loss and cholesterol. Sponsored by Nutrition Information Services.
Dept. of Nutritional Sciences
1530 3rd Ave. South
Birmingham, AL 35294
Provides information on women's health issues. Dedicated to helping women make informed decisions about their health.
Provides information on clinical trials and current research projects conducted on alternative medicine.
Information on aerobic sports. Referrals to sports medicine clinics, podiatrists and orthopedists.
Information for women who were prescribed DES during pregnancy and their children. Referrals and education for the public and health workers. Quarterly newsletter.
DES Action USA
PO Box 7296
Jupiter, FL 33468
Provides information and referrals for all women's health questions, including questions on breastfeeding.
Provides information for persons traveling overseas. Includes vaccinations, diseases, safe food and water, traveling with children, persons with special needs, etc.
Information and referrals on immunizations for infants and adults. Referrals to health care professionals.
Provides confidential health information to Hispanic patients and their families. Provides bilingual fact sheets for a wide variety of health topics. Sponsored by the National Alliance for Hispanic Health.
Voice: 1-866-783-2645 or 1-800-504-7081 (pre-natal)
Will tell you if your physician is board certified.
Referrals to local Visiting Nurse Associations.
Provides information on disorders currently under study by the Center for Human Genetics. These include: Alzheimer's, ALS, asthma, autism, Bethlehem myopathy, Chiari malformation, CMT, cardiovascular, facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophies, focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, spastic paraparesis, glaucoma, benign intraepithelial dyskeratosis, hypophosphatemic rickets, limb-girdle muscular dystrophy, MS, neural tube defects, osteoarthritis, Parkinson's and tuberous sclerosis.
Helps the public and health professionals locate health information through identification of health, information resources, information and referral systems. Distributes publications and directories on good health and disease prevention topics.
Information and networking for persons with rare disorders. Literature.
Provides educational information and funds research for Alzheimer's disease, glaucoma and macular degeneration.
Provides information on health related topics, vaccinations, traveler's health, grants, genetics, hoaxes, rumors and emergency responses.
Provides information and referrals to help callers research health questions.
Provides information on Medicare, Medigap and health plan options. Publications and audiotapes. Sponsored by federal government.
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