Medical and health information, including information on healthy living, diseases and conditions, healthy lifestyles, medications, and health news.
Merck Manual of Geriatrics
The full text of this medical reference is available online and can be searched by keyword browsed by the table of contents or the index. The manual also contains useful information on the health aspects of aging as well as drug information and life issues for seniors and their families.
Resources for people with Alzheimer’s disease, family and caregivers, physicians, and researchers about the disease, coping with Alzheimer’s, and treatment options. There is also a Minnesota-Dakotas chapter.
American Cancer Society
Resources about cancer awareness, prevention, and treatment options. The site includes links to other web sites for more information about specific types of cancer. Some features of the site, including discussion boards, require free registration.
American Diabetes Association
Information and resources about diabetes.
American Heart Association
Warning signs, information, and resource relating to heart attacks, heart disease, and strokes. The site also includes information on risk assessment, family health, and advocacy.
American Lung Association
Information about lung health and disease like how lungs work, protecting your lungs, and warning signs of lung disease. Also, provides information about support and communities.
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
Information about the treatments and research of allergies and asthma.
American Foundation for the Blind
This site provides programs & services for the blind. Also, it provides information of eye conditions, Using technology, and job seeking.
Information about the diagnosis, treatments, and research of arthritis.
Attention Deficit Disorder Association
Provides information about ADD and will answer questions about the disorder. Also, provides resources for your benefit and helps find professional help for those affected.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Provides information on all health-related topics from disease and conditions, healthy living, travelers’ health, and emergency preparedness.
Community Resource Connections
Provides detailed information about human services offered locally, transportation throughout northwestern Minnesota, and local mental health resources.
Department of Human Services – MN
Get health care coverage. Keep or update your current plan.
Information on mesothelioma, treatment options, and legal advice.
Mesothelioma Group – Understanding Cancer
This mesothelioma support community provides information on mesothelioma, treatment options, paying for treatment, and veterans.
Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
Provides information about brain injuries, education& community outreach, and advocacy.
National Parkinson Foundation
Information and resources related to Parkinson’s disease, with news, statistics, and discussion forums.