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IDTheft-Prevent-and-Restore.com - Loaded with information on identity theft. Covers identity theft prevention, restoration, protection plans, and how to rebuild your credit after identity theft.
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American Association of Health Plans - Fact sheets and analyses on: managed care, prenatal care, children's health insurance, diabetes, and current immunization recommendations for children and adults.
American Council on Science and Health - Consumer education consortium concerned with issues related to food, nutrition, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, lifestyle, the environment and health.
Antibiotic resistance - From the Why Files
BBC News: Cold 'killing 50,000' each winter - News article: Campaigners are calling for action to help prevent 50,000 deaths from cold in the UK each year.
Cancer services are suffering in Iraq - By Carol Sikora, chief of the WHO Cancer Programme. Published in the British Medical Journal. "It was immediately clear that there were staggering deficiencies in cancer treatment facilities because of UN sanctions... We as doctors cannot stand idly by and watch this slow, silent tragedy drag on."
Case Western Reserve University - Program on Society and Health - Interdisciplinary group which studies the impact of biomedical technology, health policy, and demographic shifts on society. Mission statement, upcoming events, past events, future plans, and faculty listing.
Cliff Steer : Heart Man - Free video by a heart transplant patient, aimed at Jr. High kids, about positive life styles, the non-use of drugs and alcohol, and organ donation.
Doctors For Life - Non-profit making organisation which stands for the sanctity of life from conception till death and a basic Christian ethic.
Ethical Issues in Terminal Health Care - Articles and essays on patients' rights, Ethics Committees, the Right-to-Die Debate, and Physician Assisted Suicide.
HealthWatch UK - Promotes the assessment and testing of treatments, whether 'orthodox' or 'alternative'.
Mainlining Danger: Hospital Patients Exposed to High Levels of Toxic Chemicals in Vinyl I.V. Bags - Greenpeace data shows that vinyl (PVC) medical devices contain high levels of toxic additives which can leach out through surrounding fluids, exposing hospital patients to a probable human carcinogen.
Partners In Health - Research, advocacy and publications related to health, worldwide. Focus upon the poor. Partners with projects in Haiti, Peru, Mexico, United States, with a goal of neither development or charity, but "pragmatic solidarity".
Patient Rights - Information on the health care system, choosing a doctor and insurance plan, medical malpractice and other health care issues.
Pee Dee Healthy Start Inc South Carolina - A prevention program in response to high infant mortality rates, low birth weight babies, inadequate health care for women of child bearing age and their families in rural areas in SC.
Questionable Doctors - Public Citizen effort to collect and make public information about questionable doctors in the United States.
Safety Links - Directory of links to information and articles on safety.
Sleep Deprivation - Sleep deprivation is a sleep disorder that affects many teenagers. Lack of sleep could affect the brain in many ways and could lead to further damages if not taken cared of immediately.
Unsafe Staffing in Hospitals - Article highlighting the problem of dangerously low levels of staffing in hospitals, the causes and what can be done about it.
What Doctors Don't Tell You - Monthly magazine informing patients of little-known side effects of drugs, and allegedly "proven" alternative remedies.