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Mesothelioma cancer

Mesothelioma is cancer caused by exposure to asbestos that most often forms in the lining of the lungs or abdomen.

Healthfinder -- Consumer health information
A service from the Department of Health and Human Services for reliable health information from the Federal government.
Health information from the National Library of Medicine.
Comprises more than 19 million citations for biomedical articles from MEDLINE and life science journals. Citations may include links to full-text articles from PubMed Central or publisher web sites.
Mayo Clinic
Medical and health information and tools for healthy living.
Health information and tools for patients from American Academy of Family Physicians.
WebMD Symptom Checker
Understand what your medical symptoms could mean, and get information about how symptoms are usually treated.
A Worldwide Resource for Healthcare Professionals providing links to health Services and Products, Alternative Health, Education, Dental and Medical Resources, Hospitals, Employment, Healthcare Publications and Mental Health.
Human Genome Project Information  
The official site of the Human Genome Project. The site is maintained by the Human Genome Management Information System for the U.S. Department of Energy's Human Genome Program.
National Institutes of Health  
The official website of the National Insititutes of Health. The NIH is one of the world's foremost research centers.
TOXNET (TOXicology Data NETwork)  
A cluster of databases covering toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health and related areas.

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Health and Wellness Resource Center
Journal articles, hospital pamphlets, instructional and informational videos. Includes a selected resource list of reviewed websites. A tutorial for this database is available.


Advice on Choosing a Doctor

Find a Doctor

AMA Doctor Finder  
This online physician locater from the American Medical Association helps you find a perfect match for your medical needs. Click on "Search hints" for help on how to use this website.

American Academy of Ophthalmology  
Search the website of the American Academy of Ophthalmology to find an eye doctor.

American Chiropractic Association  
Search the American Chiropraction Association website to locate a chiropractor.

Choosing a Doctor or Healthcare Service   
Medline Plus: Choosing a doctor or healthcare service. This website gives tips on how to evaluate specific programs, doctors, and healthcare services.


Health For Kids and Teens

Includes articles, animations, games, and health resources for parents, teens, and children.

SmallStep Kids
Stories, newsletter, tips and recipes geared to helping people manage their weight and improve well-being.
American Academy of Pediatricians project educates parents about raising healthy children.

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Health Podcasts from the Center for Disease Control

Visit the CDC Podcast page to listen to more content on a number of health topics.

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