MSNBC and Newsweek
Latest research released in health, social science and more
Hundreds of health topics, drugs and supplement information, medical encyclopedia, clinical trials reports, news and resources.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Health and safety topics from birth defects to workplace safety, publications, reports, data, statistics, travel health advisories and advice, special articles on current hot health topics.
National Institute of Mental Health
Reducing the burden of mental illness and behavioral disorders through research on mind, brain, and behavior.
National Library of Medicine
General reference from the National Institutes of Health
The federal health insurance program for the elderly and disabled
Tennessee’s health insurance program for the poor
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
Insurance policies, information for subscribers and general health information
Nursing homes and long-term care
Tennessee Health Care Association
Long-term care facility trade group
Medicare Nursing Home Compare Tool
Health Expert Blogs
Experts share advice, tips and personal experiences on current topics.
Internet journal of emerging medical technologies.
Best of the health blogs
Harvard Health Publications
Newsletters, common medical conditions, wellness and prevention.
Mayo Clinic Health Oasis
General information about diagnoses, symptoms and disease prevention
Formerly YourDoctor.com. Based on original content by 1,100 physicians, specialists and medical editors. Searches “the top health web sites.”
The industry’s leading source of health care business news.
General information about disease, health care news
National Mental Health Association
The country’s oldest and largest nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness.
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
Grassroots organization serving the mentally ill and their friends and family
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Federal agency offering assistance for those with mental illness or substance addictions
Natural, holistic and alternative health
Herbs at a Glance
Fact sheets on herbs or botanicals, with common names, uses, potential side effects, and resources.
CHEO (Complementary Health Education Organization)
Chattanooga and Cleveland-based group of natural, alternative and holistic health providers
American Holistic Health Association
Information and reference articles about a variety of holistic treatments for diseases
State Government Info
Kaiser Foundation’s State Health Facts
Learn how your state stacks up on health status, health costs, minority and women’s health.
Tennessee Department of Health
Birth, Death, Marriage and Divorce Records, restaurant inspections, abuse registry. Statistics and reports on methamphetamine abuse, West Nile virus, bird flu, Tennessee birth defects, hospital acquired infections and more.
Georgia Division of Public Health
Locate your county health department, health data, publications, reports such as Spanish resource guide for families of children with hearing loss, and more.
Alabama Department of Public Health
Information on dozens of health topics, health statistics, news, emergency preparedness advisories, news and disease alerts.
— Compiled by Kathy Gilbert and Emily Berry