|HEALTH & WELLNESS|
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.
Ask An Expert
Canada's source for health information, and an online resource for medical professionals.
Keep fit and have fun.
Canada's Physical Activity Guide
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
Healthy Lifestyles, Healthy Rewards
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
A hearty list of links to physical fitness sites.
Aerobics patterns, music, adaptive aerobics, aerobics FAQs.
Yahoo! Health - Fitness
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
Provides materials to help leaders understand issues related to falls and physical activity among older adults.
All About Vision
Beautiful Minds - Mental Wellness
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.
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
Connecting patients with doctors.
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.
Eye Surgery Education Council
Health information for the whole family.
Answers to commonly asked questions about influenza.
Health Action Network Society (HANS)
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.
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.
A newspaper dealing with happenings in the Ontario hospitals.
The Lancet Global Health Network
Laser Eye Surgery
Reliable information for a healthier life.
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.
The branch of medicine that specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of ear, nose, throat, and head & neck disorders.
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
- 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
Health info you can trust, funded by and in partnership with Health Canada.
Public Health Resources on the Internet
- from UC Berkeley.
Your guide to health fraud, quackery, and intelligent decisions.
An evolving resource of medical and mental health information and services for people in need.
Toronto Reference Library - Consumer Health Information
.......supports people in gaining greater control over their own health through access to health information.
This U.S. website bills itself as the leading consumer-focused health-care information website.
WHI specializes in the design, development and delivery of health education for women through the use of interactive digital technologies.
Women's Health Matters
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.
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.
Alzheimer Society of Canada
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.
BadenhaŁs Spa and Wellness Center
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.
Your source for information on cochlear implantation.
Bochner Eye Institute
British Columbia Naturopathic Association
Active Independant Aging
Provides materials to help leaders understand issues related to falls and physical activity among older adults.
Canadian Blood Services
Canadian Cardiovascular Society
Canadian Dermatology Association
Canadian Diabetes Association
Canadian Diabetes Association - Regional Offices
The Canadian Erectile Difficulties Resource Centre
Canadian Health Associations
Canadian Hearing Society
Canadian Home Care Association
Canadian Medical Association
This website contains patient information, including an alphabetical list of disease/health sites and general health sites.
Canadian Prostrate Cancer Network
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
Canadian Skin Patient Alliance
The Alliance is a new national advocacy group for people with skin disorders, common and rare.
Canadian Sleep Society
Canadian Society of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
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
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.
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
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
Health Canada's official website, offering a wide range of health-related news, information, and links.
Herzig Eye Institute
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.
We are putting patients first.
Laser Rejuvination Clinics & Spa
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
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
Thyroid Foundation of Canada
TLC Laser Eye Centers
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.
The War Amps
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
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.
Nutritional supplements for a longer, healthier life.
The HomePage for Insulin Pump Therapy.
Pedometers & Activity Wellness Programs
Shoppers Drug Mart
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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