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This site provides access to a large number of links dealing with health care policy and research activities that the AHCPR is involved in. Specific rural health information can be obtained through performing topical searches in the
http://www.healthfinder.gov/
AMA - Physicians dedicated to the health of America.
http://www.ama-assn.org/
A US organization dedicated to the needs of physicians and patients with allergic and immunologic diseases.
http://www.aaaai.org/
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS, pronounced \"Triple-A-S\") is a nonprofit professional society dedicated to the advancement of scientific and technological excellence across all disciplines, and to the public's understanding of science and technology. AAAS is among the oldest societies in America, having been founded in Philadelphia in 1848.
http://www.aaas.org
This AACP site provides access to the table of contents and abstracts of the journal, CHEST; the quarterly newsletter, ChestSoundings; a calendar of upcoming professional education meetings; consensus statements; and practice guidelines.
http://www.chestnet.org/
Designed for food and nutrition professionals, this site provides links to information about association membership, annual meetings, accredited programs, careers, publications, certification and links to related nutrition resources.
http://www.eatright.org
Contains online resource for information on asthma and other lung diseases, tobacco control, and environmental health. There are also news, medical, and legislative updates in the ALA News section.
http://www.lungusa.org
This association is dedicated to \"advancing health care through information technology.\" It's website provides information about the Association and abstracts of articles from the JAMIA (Journal of the Americal Medical Informatics Association).
http://www.amia.org/
In addition to information about the association and its meetings, this site also includes extensive information about publications, standards, certification and continuing education.
http://www.clinnutr.org/
Has links to local offices' web pages and international organizations.
http://www.arthritis.org
This association identifies, develops, and promotes standards for quality continuing medical education (CME) utilized by physicians in their maintenance of competence and incorporation of new knowledge to improve quality medical care for patients and their communities.
http://www.accme.org/
AORN is an association devoted to perioperative-nursing related issues. This site contains resources regarding current developments in perioperative nursing, education, and clinical practice. Information about further consultation assistance is also provided.
http://www.aorn.org/
Interested in nutrition quality and the food safety? Check out this site which includes current news and legislation, and information about the Nutrition Action Healthletter.
http://www.cspinet.org/
The ENA site describes the histories and goals of the following organizations: ENA, the ENA Foundation, Emergency Nurses Cancel Alcohol Related Emergencies (EN C.A.R.E,) and the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing. Additional certification information, including application deadlines and exam schedules, is also listed.
http://www.ena.org/
HIMSS is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting a better understanding of health care information and management systems. HIMSS represents over 6,000 health care professionals in four professional areas: clinical systems, information systems, management engineering and telecommunications.
http://www.himss.org/
HPNA's purpose, mission statement, member groups, and relevant links are provided here, along with information regarding national board certification for hospice nursing.
http://www.hpna.org/
The International Diabetes Federation is a non-governmental organization in official relations with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) that serves as a global advocate for people with diabetes. It is an alliance of 164 national diabetes associations in 130 countries aroung the globe.
http://www.idf.org
The Major governmental organization for sponsoring research in allergic and immunologic diseases.
http://www.niaid.nih.gov/
nformation on MS (including medications and other therapy), living with MS, NMSS publications, research, information for health professionals, plus MS information in Spanish, German, French, Hungarian, Italian and Japanese.
http://www.nmss.org/
The basics about osteoporosis, including treatment, prevention and risk factors can be found here. Diet plays a key role in prevention. The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) is America's leading resource for people seeking up-to-date, medically sound information on the causes, prevention, detection and treatment of osteoporosis. Our first and foremost mission is to reduce the widespread prevalence of osteoporosis by providing you with useful information, support and guidance.
http://www.nof.org/