Alzheimer's Association covers Alzheimer's disease and related forms of cognitive impairment with links to resources, support groups, advocacy materials, and an e-newsletter. This website is highly recommended as one of the premier Alzheimer's websites available online.
The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is a recommended resource for family practice physicians, though general readers likely won't find much use from it. The site emphasizes continuing medical education courses, family medicine journals, patient care materials for providers, and information about medical school.
The American Cancer Society is full of exhaustive information on the different types of cancer, covering treatments, support groups, and how to find the best treatment facility. There is also a helpful live chat function that connects users with avenues of help. This site is highly recommended an easy to use first-stop for patients, providers, and policymakers.
This section of the American College of Surgeons website provides general information for patients undergoing surgical procedures and excellent descriptions of subspecialties of surgery. It is a recommended web resource for anyone preparing for an impending surgery, or those who want more information on a specific surgeon or procedure.
Be the Match — operated by the National Marrow Donor Program — manages the largest, most diverse bone marrow and cord blood registry in the world. The website covers general education about the bone marrow donation procedure including what to expect before, during, or after the transplant. Disease-specific information is also available. This website is recommended as a first-stop for patients who need information on bone marrow transplant or readers who want to become donors themselves.
Cancer.net contains organized information for all types of cancer. Materials and resources are provided on navigating cancer care, coping with a cancer diagnosis, surviving cancer and cancer treatment, and managing potential financial issues that may arise. Cancer.net is highly recommended as a one-stop source for medically-relevant cancer resources.
Choosing Wisely is a unique health resource that performs an important role in preventing unnecessary medical treatment and testing. This website makes recommendations about which tests and treatments can be avoided to save money, and is highly recommended for patients who want to learn about and discuss these options with their healthcare provider.
Cleveland Clinic is a hospital website that has information about common diseases and medical conditions, tests, treatments, and procedures. The site is recommended for timely and accurate health information, although it may be most useful for patients seeking care from Cleveland Clinic and its affiliates.
The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America is recommended as an excellent source of information related to inflammatory bowel disease. Although there can be some difficulties in navigating the website's large amount of information, patients, caregivers, providers, and advocates will find this website to be useful and educational.
CVS Health Information Center has an extensive range of information about general health and wellness, drugs, tests, procedures, and surgeries. There are also more than 150 in-depth articles about common medical problems. The site is recommended to anyone who wants understandable, accurate, and updated information about virtually any health topic.