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
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.