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    Doctor Directory
    About 500,000 doctors in their database
    Health News Directory
    Current news feeds updated hourly
    Health Plan Directory
    Health plans for all 50 states
    Hospital Directory
    Over 10,000+ hospitals searchable by zip code and city
    American Medical Association
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Connecticut
    BlueCard PPO Provider Finder
    For finding participating out-of-state providers.

    General Information

    AARP
    Formerly the American Association of Retired Persons. Provides information on long-term care options as well as Medicaid basics.
    AllHealth.com
    Cancer.org
    Doctor's Guide to the Internet
    Besides including the updated medical news from conferences, medical literature, newswires and the net, there are links to new medical sites, news groups, lists, and a medical find of the week. Lots of press releases on new drugs or indications, of course. A powerful medical database that is easy to use makes this site particularly helpful.
    HealthDirect
    Consumer health news and information on drugs, diseases and common conditions. A check list of diseases we all have a higher risk of getting. Health hotlines. Plus a consumer guide to getting better healthcare. Updated daily.
    HealthMall.com
    Healthworks
    New health and medical information service aimed at both health professionals and members of the public who require in-depth health related information.
    International Health Care Volunteers
    The University of Massachusetts Medical School has compiled on-line files of more than 100 international non-profits that are seeking health-care professionals interested in volunteering or working overseas.
    The International Journal of Medicine
    The Managed Care Information Center
    Provides managed care management information including newsletters, directories, books and special reports.
    Masterfile
    Includes the AMA's directory of physicians.
    Med Help
    High quality medical information in lay terminology about many illnesses.
    Medicare
    Details on Medicare's nursing home coverage.
    Medscape
    A new, free Web site for health professionals and interested consumers. Practice-oriented information is peer-reviewed and edited by thought-leaders in AIDS, infectious diseases, urology, and surgery. Highly-structured articles and full-color graphics are supplemented with stored literature searches and annotated links to relevant Internet resources.
    Multimedia Medical Reference Library
    Searches for specific medical information.
    National Health Information Center
    Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
    National Library of Medicine
    National Organization for Rare Diseases
    New England Journal of Medicine
    The New England Journal of Medicine On-line includes the complete text of many features of the print Journal and partial text of others. The current issue is available on the Web every week beginning Thursday morning. Past issues from January, 1995 on are also available.
    OncoLink
    "Almost everything about cancer can be found here."
    Oncology.com
    OnHealth.com
    Pharmaceutical Information Network
    The Virtual Hospital
    WebMD.com
    Your Health Daily
    Health and medical news from around the globe. Includes news, features, analysis and columns from a variety of news sources in the United States, Asia and Europe, including Medical Tribune News Service.
    The WEBster Medical Sites

    Aging and Dying

    Aging with Dignity
    Outlines questions to consider when writing an advance directive, which spells out the type of care you want if you're terminally ill.
    Americans for Better Care of the Dying
    News about end-of-life issues, such as legislative initiatives.
    Last Acts
    A comprehensive directory of resources on end-of-life issues for professionals and the public.
    National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
    Includes a program locator to help find hospice and palliative-care services.

    The Comedian: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

    Speaking to a reporter at the United Nations headquarters, Ban Ki-moon, apparently with a straight face, said: "I don't think there is discrimination against Israel at the United Nations."
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