HEALTH & WELLNESS

check This "HEALTH" page contains a list of 138 links to websites relating to CONSULTATION,FITNESS, GENERAL HEALTH & WELLNESS SITES, ORGANIZATIONS, and HEALTH PRODUCTS & STORES.


Thanks to John Sylvestervich of the DPCUC, this page was last reported as checked for full accuracy on July 22, 2011.


CONSULTATION

Ask An Expert canleaf

AskTheDoctor.com

Ask-The-Doctors.com

DrGreene.com

Health-Nexus

Just Answer

MedBroadcast.com canleaf

Canada's source for health information, and an online resource for medical professionals.

FITNESS

Bodybreak canleaf

Keep fit and have fun.

Canada's Physical Activity Guide canleaf

The Cooper Institute

When Kenneth H. Cooper, M.D., M.P.H., published his first bestseller, Aerobics, in 1968, he introduced a new word and a new concept to America. Millions of people started exercising, motivated by his preventive medicine research, persuasive public appearances, and a series of inspiring books. In short, a young Air Force physician, a worldwide fitness revolution.

The Fitness Jumpsite

FitnessLink

Fitness Online

Healthy Lifestyles, Healthy Rewards canleaf

This interactive Web site was designed by Manulife Financial to give you tips and information to help you reach your goals to live a healthier lifestyle.

Idea - The Health & Fitness Source For Professionals

Physical Fitness

A hearty list of links to physical fitness sites.

Turnstep Aerobics

Aerobics patterns, music, adaptive aerobics, aerobics FAQs.

Yahoo! Health - Fitness

GENERAL HEALTH & WELLNESS SITES

Also access the "Health" subsection on our "Family" page.

About Blindness/Visual Impairment

From the About.com Network, a comprehensive website covering the many facets of visual impairment.

Active Independant Aging canleaf

Provides materials to help leaders understand issues related to falls and physical activity among older adults.

Aetna InteliHealth

All About Vision

Beautiful Minds - Mental Wellness canleaf

Beautiful Minds is a leading organization in the provision of education programs that focus on positive mental health and the reduction of stigma throughout a personís life.

Canada Trials canleaf

A public source of information for patients, families and physicians, listing a searchable database of Clinical Research Trials that are actively enrolling patients in Canada.

Corrective Laser Eye Surgery

DocShop.com

Connecting patients with doctors.

Doctors Corner

Our goal is to inform and educate viewers about areas of health and medicine in a way that is informative, enjoyable and easy to understand.

drugstore.com

Eye Surgery Education Council

Family Doctor.org

Health information for the whole family.

FluFacts.com

Answers to commonly asked questions about influenza.

Health Action Network Society (HANS) canleaf

Canada's top source of news and information on alternative medicine, alternative treatment, natural health, holistic health, natural remedies, and more.

Health / Medicine / Medical_Specialties / Family_Medicine

A collection of medical links and resources for people, patients and health care professionals.

HealthyOntario.com canleaf

The HealthyOntario.com web site, launched in October 2002, was created to provide Ontarians with a world-leading web destination for trusted health information, services and advice for healthier living.

Hospital News canleaf

A newspaper dealing with happenings in the Ontario hospitals.

The Lancet Global Health Network

Laser Eye Surgery canleaf

Mayo Clinic.com

Reliable information for a healthier life.

Medline Plus

Health information, a service from the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

Mesothelioma Symptoms - Cancer information and facts

Mesothelioma is a rare and very serious form of cancer, with more than 2,000 people diagnosed with symptoms this year.

Menopause and Black Cohosh Information Center

Don't sit around worrying or wondering. At the Menopause and Black Cohosh Information Center, you'll find everything you need to know about getting around Menopause.

Mental Health InfoSource

Your source for mental health education and information.

NOAH - New York Online Access to Health

Okinawa Diet Program

A revolutionary approach to health, longevity, weight loss, and weight maintenance that is easy to follow and simple to maintain.

Otolaryngology

The branch of medicine that specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of ear, nose, throat, and head & neck disorders.

Practice Solutions

CMA owned, member driven. An award-winning suite of online corporate health management tools, the Health & Wellness Companion, improves employee health and productivity while reducing healthcare costs by including interactive tools.

PRK & LASIK Today

Dedicated to bringing you independent and unbiased information on excimer laser eye surgery, photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) and other refractive eye surgery such as RK, ALK and LASIK. PRK and LASIK laser eye treatments have made it possible for hundreds of thousands to see without depending on glasses or contacts.

Psoriasis Guide: Your Prescription for Psoriasis Treatment Information canleaf

- a condition that can cause discomfort, pain and emotional stress. We have put together this Guide to address this condition and answer some of the questions you may have about psoriasis, and how you can find relief. We have provided information on the basics of psoriasis, what should be avoided and help on general skin care, and diet information. You will also find research on some of the new and latest treatments, various therapies, and creams available for treating psoriasis.

Public Health Agency of Canada canleaf

Health info you can trust, funded by and in partnership with Health Canada.

Public Health Resources on the Internet

- from UC Berkeley.

Quack Watch

Your guide to health fraud, quackery, and intelligent decisions.

Specifica

An evolving resource of medical and mental health information and services for people in need.

Toronto Reference Library - Consumer Health Information canleaf

.......supports people in gaining greater control over their own health through access to health information.

WebMD

This U.S. website bills itself as the leading consumer-focused health-care information website.

Women's-Health.com

WHI specializes in the design, development and delivery of health education for women through the use of interactive digital technologies.

Women's Health Matters canleaf

An information source for women's health issues, developed by Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre and the Centre for Research in Women's Health.

Your Health canleaf

This TV program, hosted by TVO's personable Maureen Taylor, presents a practical, up-to-date, and dynamic 30 minutes of news, research, and just plain facts to help you make informed decisions about health-care planning, products, and procedures.

Your Health Now

for patients and caregivers.

ORGANIZATIONS / PUBLICATIONS

Alzheimer Society of Canada canleaf

American Academy of Environmental Medicine

This organization supports physicians and educates the public about the interaction between humans and their environment. It also promotes health through prevention and treatment of environmentally triggered illnesses.

American Medical Association

Click on "Patients", and then on "Health Information".

American Red Cross

American Society of Plastic Surgeons

The ASPS, established in 1931, is the largest plastic surgery specialty organization in the world, and is here to guide you through the process.

The Anti-Aging Site

While we cannot stop time influencing how we age we can do plenty to stay youthful and energetic and delay the anti aging process. Anti aging is primarily a lifestyle choice combining nutrition, exercise, relaxation, supplements and various protective lotions.

Arthritis Society canleaf

BadenhaŁs Spa and Wellness Center canleaf

By providing members and guests dedicated to living a healthier lifestyle with a full-service spa and wellness centre, offering all of the services and products necessary for feeding the mind, body and soul all within a single location.

BionicEar

Your source for information on cochlear implantation.

Bochner Eye Institute canleaf

British Columbia Naturopathic Association canleaf

Active Independant Aging canleaf

Provides materials to help leaders understand issues related to falls and physical activity among older adults.

Canadian Blood Services canleaf

Canadian Cardiovascular Society canleaf

Canadian Dermatology Association canleaf

Canadian Diabetes Association canleaf

Canadian Diabetes Association - Regional Offices canleaf

The Canadian Erectile Difficulties Resource Centre canleaf

Canadian Health Associations canleaf

Canadian Hearing Society canleaf

Canadian Home Care Association canleaf

Canadian Medical Association canleaf

This website contains patient information, including an alphabetical list of disease/health sites and general health sites.

Canadian Prostrate Cancer Network canleaf

The national association of prostate cancer support groups, active in creating and maintaining these groups and in promoting early detection testing as the only cure, presently, for prostate cancer.

Canadian Psychiatric Association canleaf

Canadian Skin Patient Alliance canleaf

The Alliance is a new national advocacy group for people with skin disorders, common and rare.

Canadian Sleep Society canleaf

Canadian Society of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery canleaf

Dedicated to improving patient care through the support of education, the promotion of research, the dissemination of information.

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

This U.S. federal agency is responsible for monitoring and protecting the public from disease and disability, and sets national health policies.

Center for the Treatment of Eating Disorders

The Center was founded on the knowledge that eating disorders are generally a manifestation of psychological and interpersonal problems. Treatment, to be effective, must therefore be multi-faceted and address not just the symptoms, but the underlying problems.

Children's Hospitals & Clinics of Minnesota

Chiropractic Canada canleaf

The Canadian Chiropractic Association provides the general public with valuable information about chiropractic healthcare.

Cryonics at Alcor

The Alcor Life Extension Foundation is the world leader incryonics, cryonics research, and cryonics technology. Cryonics is the science of using ultra-cold temperature to preserve human life with the intent of restoring good health when technology becomes available to do so.

Cryonics Institute

Developmental Delay Resources (DDR)

This international nonprofit organization, founded in 1994, disseminates information about the causes and prevention of developmental delays in children.

Eye Institute Ottawa canleaf

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

This U.S. federal agency is responsible for licensing and regulating drugs, vaccines, and other medical products.

Gimbel Eye Center

Health Canada Online canleaf

Health Canada's official website, offering a wide range of health-related news, information, and links.

Herzig Eye Institute canleaf

Immunization Action Coalition

This organization promotes mass vaccination to boost immunization rates and prevent infectious diseases.

International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies

The Journal of the American Medical Association

To promote the science and art of medicine and the betterment of public health.

Lakeridge Health canleaf

We are putting patients first.

Laser Rejuvination Clinics & Spa

Lasik MD canleaf

Leaders in Lasik Laser Eye Surgery and Vision Correction.

Los Gatos Longevity Institute

Medic Alert Foundation

The only emergency medical information system that connects emergency medical professionals with your vital records.

Medi-Fax Canadian Hospitals Web Directory canleaf

Mood Disorders Association of Ontario

People affected by mood disorders are treated with care, compassion, respect and equity.

National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI is the nation's largest organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons affected by serious mental illness.

National Eye Institute

The N.E.I. is, part of the National Institutes of Health (N.I.H.), is the U.S. Federal government's lead agency for vision research. The N.I.H. is an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

This U.S. federal agency is responsible for Scientific Research into medical issues that affect human health.

National Mental Health Awareness Campaign

Created in order to educate the public about mental health issues and eradicate the fear, shame and stigma commonly associated with mental illness, NMHAC has as its primary goal the development of a nationwide, public service, multi-media education initiative.

National Network for Immunization Information (NNH)

This organization, founded in 2000, is supported by the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American Nurses Association. It provides the public with information about immunizations.

National Organization of Rare Disorders (NORD)

Working toward the prevention, treatment, and cure of rare "orphan" diseases.

National Parkinson Foundation

National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC)

This nonprofit educational organization was founded in 1982 by parents of vaccine-injured children, and is dedicated to preventing vaccine injuries and deaths through public education and defending the right to informed consent to vaccination. It also operates a vaccine reaction registry.

National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP)

This U.S. federal office provides information about the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program, and how to file a claim for a vaccine-related injury or death.

Parents Requesting Open Vaccine Education (PROVE)

This parent-operated organization, founded in 1997, provides information on vaccines and vaccine policies in Texas.

PhRMA - Pharmaceutical Research and Manufaturers of America

Leading the way for the search for cures.

Psoriasis Society of Canada canleaf

ScientaHealth canleaf

Thyroid Foundation of Canada canleaf

TLC Laser Eye Centers canleaf

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

This U.S. federal agency is responsible for monitoring and controlling the levels of environmental toxins that can affect health.

Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS)

This U.S. federal office provides information on how to report a vaccine reaction, injury, or death to the government vaccine reaction reporting system.

VON canleaf

The War Amps canleaf

HEALTH PRODUCTS & STORES

BD Diabetes.com

Diabetes management system.

Dr. Todd's Foot Care Products

Owned and operated by a practicing podiatrist who is committed to providing easy access to quality foot care products at affordable prices. This website also has a send-in-a-question footcare service.

Family Health Care Pharmacy canleaf

Happy Feet Plus

Since 1984, Happy Feet has provided preventative, non-invasive foot care treatments along with reflexology and orthotics to families in the Durham Region.

The Katz Group of Companies

......including Pharma Plus Drugmarts Ltd., Pharmx Rexall Drug Stores Ltd., Medicine Shoppe Canada Inc., Payless Drug and Food, Herbie's Discount Drugs Meditrust Healthcare, Snyder's Drug Stores, Drug Emporium, and Drug Trading Company Ltd.

Life Enhancement

Nutritional supplements for a longer, healthier life.

Medtronic MiniMed

The HomePage for Insulin Pump Therapy.

Offshore Pharmacy

Pedometers & Activity Wellness Programs

Pharmasave National canleaf

Shoppers Drug Mart canleaf


The compilers of this list have tried to include local area (Durham Region, Ontario) and other Canadian websites, but not exclusively. We welcome any suggestions concerning related websites: please send your list to John Sylvestervich, including the sites' titles, the sites' URLs, and your recommendations for categories/subcategories.


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