Resources

General Health and Well-Being      

American Academy of Family Physicians   

American  Association of Poison Control Centers American College of Surgeons American Medical Association
(913) 906-6000 (202) 362-7217; for poison emergencies (800) 222-1222 (312) 202-5000 (312) 464-5000
www.aafp.org www.poison.org www.facs.org www.ama-assn.org
       
American Red Cross Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Institutes of Health  
(703) 206-6000 (800) 311-3435 (301) 496-4000  
www.redcross.org www.cdc.gov www.nih.gov  
       
Aging      
AARP Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services    National Institute on Aging Information Center  
(800) 423-3410 (800) MEDICARE (800) 222-4225  
www.aarp.org www.medicare.gov www.nia.nih.gov  
       
AIDS/HIV      
CDC National AIDS Hotline HIV/AIDS Treatment Information Service  Project Inform  
(800) 344-SIDA (800) HIV-0440 (800) 822-7422  
www.ashastd.org www.hivatis.org www.projectinform.org  
       
Alzheimer's Disease      
Alzheimer's Association Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center    
(800) 272-3900 (800) 438-4380    
www.alz.org www.alzheimers.org    
       
Arthritis      
Arthritis Foundation National Institute   of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Disease    
(800) 283-7800 (877) 22-NIAMS    
www.arthritis.org www.niams.nih.gov    
       
Asthma and Allergies      
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Asthma and Allergy   Foundation of America National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease  
(800) 822-2762 (202) 466-7643 (301) 496-5717  
www.aaaai.org www.aafa.org www.niaid.nih.gov  
       
Cancer      
American Cancer Society Cancer Care Inc. National Cancer Institute National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
(800) ACS-2345 (800) 813-HOPE (800) 4-CANCER (877) NCCS-YES
       
       
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation      
(972) 855-1600      
www.komen.org      
       
Caregiver Advocacy      
Family Caregiver Alliance National Family Caregivers Association    
(415) 434-3388 (8000 896-3650    
www.caregiver.org www.nfcacares.org    
       
Children's Health      
American Academy of Pediatrics      
(847) 434-4000      
www.aap.org      
       
Chronic Pain      
American Chronic Pain Association      
(916) 632-0922      
www.theacpa.org      
       
Complementary Medicine      
American Academy of Medical Acupuncture American Association of Oriental Medicine American Chiropractic Association American Massage Therapy Association
(323) 937-5514 (888) 500-7999 (800) 986-4636 (847) 864-0123
       
       
American Yoga Association International Chiropractors Association National Center for Complementary Medicine  
(941) 927-4977 (800) 423-4690 (888) 644-6226  
  www.chiropractic.org www.nccam.nih.gov  
       
Dental Health      
American Dental Association      
(312) 440-2500      
www.ada.org      
       
Diabetes      
American Diabetes Association National Institute   of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Eat Right Diet Facts
(312) 440-2500 (800) DIABETES (800) 877-0877  
www.diabetes.org   www.niddk.nih.gov www.eatright.org  
       
 Changing Diabetes Diabetes My Pyramid Nutritional Data
    (888) 779-7264 (800) 345-4829
       
       
 Nutrient Data Food Fit Xenical One Touch Gold
 
 
     
       
 Diabetes Control for Life Accu Chek dlife Calorie King 

     
       
Epilepsy      
Epilepsy Foundation of America      
(800) 332-1000      
www.efa.org      
       
Fertility      
RESOLVE - The National Infertility Association      
(617) 623-0744      
www.resolve.org      
       
Fitness      
American Council on Exercise      
(800) 825-3636      
www.acefitness.org      
       
Headache      
American Council for Headache Education National Headache Foundation    
(800) 255-2243 (888) NHF-5552    
www.achenet.org www.headaches.org    
       
Hearing      
International Hearing Society Self-Help for Hard of Hearing People Inc. National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders  

(800) 521-5247

(301) 657-2249
TTY: (301) 657-2249
(800) 241-1044
TTY: (800) 241-1055
 
www.ihsinfo.org      
       
Heart Disease      
American Heart Association National Center      
(800) AHA-USA1      
       
       
Lung Disease      
American Lung Association      
(800) LUNG-USA      
www.lungusa.org      
       
Mental Health      
American Psychological Association     National Alliance for the Mentally Ill National Institute   of Mental Health National Mental Health Association
(800) 374-2721 (888) 35-PSYCH (800) 950-NAMI (301) 443-4513
www.apa.org www.psych.org www.nami.org www.nimh.nih.gov
       
Multiple Sclerosis      
Multiple Sclerosis Association of America Multiple Sclerosis Foundation National Multiple Sclerosis Society  
(800) 532-7667 (888) MS-FOCUS (800) FIGHT-MS  
www.msaa.com www.msfocus.org www.nmss.org  
       
Nutrition      
American Dietetic Association Food and Nutrition Information Center
Agriculture Research Service, USDA
   
(800) 366-1655 (301) 504-5719    
www.eatright.org www.nal.usda.gov/fnic    
       
Osteoporosis      
National Osteoporosis Foundation National Institutes of Health    
(202) 223-2226 (800) 624-BONE    
www.nof.org www.osteo.org    
       
Parkinson's Disease      
American Parkinson Disease Association National Parkinson Foundation Parkinson's Disease Foundation  
(800) 223-2732 (800) 327-4545 (800) 457-6676  
www.adpaparkinson.org www.parkinson.org www.pdf.org  
       
Sleep Disorders      
National Sleep Foundation      
(202) 347-3471      
www.sleepfoundation.org      
       
Stroke      
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke National Stroke Association    
(800) 352-9424 (800) STROKES    
www.ninds.nih.gov www.stroke.org    
       
Substance Abuse      
Alcoholics Anonymous Al-Anon Narcotics Anonymous  National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
(212) 870-3400 (888) 4AL-ANON (818) 773-9999 (800) 729-6686
       
       
National Institute on Drug Abuse The National Organization of Students Against Substance Abuse    
(301) 443-1124  www.offthewagon.org    
www.nida.nih.gov  Truth about Drugs Guide    
       
Thyroid Conditions      
American Thyroid Association National Graves' Disease Foundation  Thyroid Foundation of America, Inc.  
(703) 998-8890 (828) 877-5251 (800) 832-8321  
www.thyroid.org www.ngdf.org www.allthyroid.org  
       
Urological Disorders      
American Urological Association Foundation      
(800) 242-2383      
www.auafoundation.org      
www.urologyhealth.org      
       
Vision      
American Academy of Ophthalmology  American Optometric Association National Eye Institute  
(415) 561-8500 (314) 991-4100 (301) 496-5248  
www.aao.org www.aoanet.org www.nei.nih.gov  
       
Women's Health      
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists      
(800) 762-2264      
www.acog.org      
       
Other Resources      
DoD Health Affairs (TRICARE) Environmental Protection Agency Indian Health Services Veterans Health Administration
(888) 647-6676 (800) 490-9198 (301) 443-3593 (800) 827-1000
www.tricare.osd.mil