Patient Education Resources
Affordable Care Act
The Affordable Care Act provides Americans with health security by putting in place comprehensive health insurance reforms.
Web Site: www.http://medicaid.gov/affordablecareact/affordable-care-act.html
American Academy of Family Physicians
Family medicine--health resource for the whole family.
Web Site: www.aafp.org
American Cancer Society
Cancer resources for patients, family & friends.
Web Site: www.cancer.org
American Heart Association
Resources to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
Web Site: http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/
American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)
Patient education resources on medical imaging procedures.
Web Site: www.asrt.org
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
NHLBI provides science-based, plain-language information related to heart,lung, and blood diseases and conditions; and sleep disorders.
Web Site: www.https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/
joint effort between the American College of Radiology (ACR) &
Radiological Society of North America (RSNA): Addresses questions
related to radiologic procedures and therapies available to you and
Web Site: www.radiologyinfo.org
Women's Health Initiative
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) established the Women's health Initiative (WHI) in 1991 to address the most common causes of death, disabiliy and impaired quality of life in postmenopausal women.
Web Site: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/whi/background.htm
US Dept of Health and Human Services
Federal site focusing on health, safety and
Web Site: www.dhhs.gov