Find Helpful Resources
- Help Us Choose Home – http://www.helpuschoosehome.com – Promoting Access to Home Care and Hospice Services.
- American Medical Association – http://www.ama-assn.org/ – A national network of physicians that works to improve health issues.
- University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences http://www.uams.edu/ – A part of the University of Arkansas System.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – http://www.cdc.gov/ – The Federal agency that promotes public health and safety.
- Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program – http://www.state.ma.us/dph/clppp – From the State of Massachusetts, information on lead testing, removal, and renovation tips.
- MEDLINEplus – http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ – A service of the National Library of Medicine featuring current health news, dictionaries, MEDLINE, and more.
- MEDLINEplus (Spanish) – http://medlineplus.gov/esp – Consumer-oriented medical and health information in Spanish.
- New England Journal of Medicine – http://content.nejm.org/ – Current health articles.
- Reynolds Senior Center – http://centeronaging.uams.edu/patients/health_center.asp the Donald W. reynolds Institute on Aging is a service of the University of Arkanss Medical Center offering a team of professionals focused on health maintenance and wellness.
- Centers for Medicare and Medicaid – http://www.cms.hhs.gov/- Information from the US Department of Health and Human Services.
- Arkansas Medicaid – https://www.medicaid.state.ar.us/ – Information on Medicaid in Arkansas
- American Association for Cancer Research – http://www.aacr.org – Search under “diet” for cancer prevention foods.
- Diabetes Public Health Resource – http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/ – This site provides descriptions of the four types of diabetes, a diabetes fact sheet, various reports and studies, a FAQ, statistics, and listings of various diabetes projects and programs around the country.
- Disability Exchange – http://www.disabilityexchange.org/ – Information on health care, education, employment and assistive technology.
- Disability Resources – http://www.disabilityresources.org – A non-profit organization that provides information that can help people with disabilities live, learn, love, work, and play independently.
- HIV InSite – http://hivinsite.ucsf.edu – Information on HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment from the Univ. of California San Francisco.
- Mesothelioma Center – http://www.asbestos.com – Asbestos.com is committed to providing the latest, up-to-date information to its visitors in the hopes of spreading awareness about the dangers of asbestos cancer. The website offers a one-stop resource on all asbestos issues ranging from occupational exposure to mesothelioma treatment options.
- The Mesothelioma Group – http://www.mesotheliomagroup.com/ – a small team of healthcare professionals, patient advocates, and communication specialists who have one goal: to lead the way in supporting and encouraging mesothelioma patients and their families.
- National Cancer Institute – http://www.cancer.gov – Cancer types, articles, and clinical trial information.
- National SIDS/Infant Death Resource Center – http://www.sidscenter.org/ – Provides information services and technical assistance on sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and related topics.
- OncoLink – http://www.oncolink.upenn.edu – An informative cancer website from the University of Pennsylvania.
- Smallpox – http://www.smallpox.gov/ – A wide variety of information about smallpox, including background on smallpox as a disease, vaccines, vaccination programs, tips for lab handling, and the Smallpox Response Plan and Guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
Child Abuse / Missing Children
- AMBER Alert – http://codeamber.org/ – America’s Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response – View current and past Amber Alerts, sex offender registries, and other information regarding missing children.
- American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children – http://apsac.fmhi.usf.edu/
- Child Passenger Safety – http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/portal/site/nhtsa/menuitem.9f8c7d6359e0e9bbbf30811060008a0c/ – Educational materials for keeping child passengers safe in the car. Includes information about seatbelts, car seats, air bags, and other safety tips from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
- Arkansas Children’s Hospital – http://www.archildrens.org/ – the only pediatric medical center in Arkansas
- American Academy of Pediatrics – http://www.aap.org/ – Health information and recommendations.
- Aaron’s Tracheostomy Page – http://www.tracheostomy.com/ A helpful resource those who care for a child with a tracheostomy, or to anyone seeking to learn more about tracheostomies.
- Childhood Immunization Support Program – http://www.cispimmunize.org/ – Information about vaccines from the American Academy of Pediatricians.
- Growth Charts – http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/ – Charts and information from the National Center for Health Statistics.
- KidsHealth – http://www.kidshealth.org/ – Practical information for parents and homework help and answers for kids and teens.
- MedlinePlus: Children’s Health – http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/childrenshealth.html – Health information by topic or symptom. Includes resources, prevention tips, and treatment information.
- Creative Kids at Home – http://www.creativekidsathome.com/ – Craft and activity ideas.
- Kids Games – http://www.gameskidsplay.net/ – Instructions for various games including jumprope rhymes, playground games, and more.
- KidsSoup – http://www.kidssoup.com/ – Craft ideas, games, and activities.
- Party Games – http://www.amazingmoms.com/htm/partygames.htm – Find games for birthday parties, crafts, and more.
- Summer Camps Directory – http://www.camppage.com/ – Locate a summer camp by state.
- Home Care Association of Arkansas – http://www.homecareassociationarkansas.org/ – a professional association of home care providers representing the interests of home care agencies and the patients they serve.
- Alzheimer’s Arkansas – http://www.alzark.org/- serving the needs of individuals and families affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders through family support, education, advocacy, and encouraging research.
- Case Management Society of America, Little Rock Chapter http://www.cmsa-littlerock.org/ Providing education for members and the community and to promote the profession of case management.
- Alzheimer’s Association – http://www.alz.org – A national network of chapters committed to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s and helping those affected by the disease.
- American Heart Association – http://www.americanheart.org – A national voluntary health agency whose mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
- American Stroke Association – http://www.strokeassociation.org – A national health agency focused on reducing disability and death from stroke through research, education, fundraising, and advocacy.
- Hospice Association of America – http://www.hospice-america.org – A national organization representing more than 2,800 hospices and thousands of caregivers and volunteers who serve terminally ill patients and their families.
- National Organization on Disability – http://www.nod.org – An organization that seeks to encourage individuals with disabilities to have an active participation and contribution in life.
- National Parkinson Foundation – http://www.parkinson.org – An educational site on Parkinson’s disease.
Nurse Resource Sites
- Arkansas State Board of Nursing – http://www.arsbn.org/ The mission of the Arkansas State Board of Nursing is to protect the public and act as their advocate by effectively regulating the practice of nursing.
- American Nurses Association – http://www.nursingworld.org – ANA advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting the economic and general welfare of nurses in the workplace, projecting a positive and realistic view of nursing, and by lobbying Congress and regulatory agencies on health care issues affecting nurses and the public.
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