- Ear / Nose / Throat (ENT)
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery Health Information
Created by association member physicians, provides a basic overview of diagnoses and treatment for many of these conditions.
ENT Health Topics
Specific health information from the from the National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders.
Learn about hearing loss with facts, figures, causes, signs, and consequences of hearing impairment.
The American Hearing Research Foundation conducts research in hearing and balance disorders while educating the public.
The Vestibular Disorders Association (VEDA)
VEDA provides detailed information on diagnosis and treatment, research, and help for those facing the challenges of living with a vestibular disorder.
- Electronic Textbooks
Dictionary of Cancer Terms
This online resource from the NCI: National Cancer Institute which contains more than 4,000 terms related to cancer and medicine.
Dictionary of Common Medical Terms
With this AAFP online publication, you can either a word or phrase to search this online dictionary consisting of over 1,300 general medical terms, or simply click on a letter of the alphabet to view all terms beginning with that letter.
Mental Health Dictionary
This online dictionary is a component of the SAMHSA Health Information Network.
The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy
A textbook of internal medicine with detailed information on many clinical and special subjects.
The Merck Manual of Geriatrics
This manual from Merck specifically addresses the challenges of caring for the elderly.
The Merck Manual of Medical Information--Second Home Edition
This manual from Merck explains disorders and their symptoms, how they're diagnosed, how they might be prevented, and how they can be treated in an easy-to-understand format.
Merriam Webster Medical Dictionary
Find this online medical dictionary at MedlinePlus, the National Library of Medicine's consumer health web site.
The Self-Help Sourcebook Online
This fully searchable online guide acts as a starting point for finding every type of national, international, model and online self-help support group that is available.
- Emergency Medicine/First Aid
Household Products Database
Knowing about what's under your kitchen sink, in your garage, in your bathroom, and on the shelves in your laundry room does matter. Learn more about what's in these products, about potential health effects, and about safety and handling in this database from the National Library of Medicine (NLM).
This free public service supported by the University of Washington School of Medicine provides instruction in the basics of CPR - cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Updated with new CPR Guidelines issued by the American Heart Association and published in Circulation, March 31, 2008.
Mayo Clinic First-Aid Guide
Not a substitute for professional medical advice, emergency treatment or formal first-aid training; this online guide can help you deal with emergencies through preparation and information when they do occur!
Wilderness Emergencies, Survivial, and First Aid
Here you can learn about the signs, symptoms, survivial techniques, and first aid procedure for wilderness emergencies.