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Consumer Health: Other Health Sites of Interest

Product Safety Recalls

Caregiving Website

Healthnet: Connecticut Consumer Health Information Network

This Guide is intended to suggest resources to caregivers who are providing assistance to family members or friends. The resources described in this Guide discuss medical, practical, and emotional aspects of caregiving. The Guide addresses caregiving to children as well as adults. The Resource Guide incorporates books, websites, and organizations.

Live Your Life Well

Live Your Life Well, the website designed to help you cope better with stress and create more of the life you want.

from Mental Health America (formerly known as the National Mental Health Association)

Nursing Home Compare - Medicare

This tool has detailed information about every Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country. The site also includes tips on what to look for and alternatives to nursing home care.

Healthcare Reform Information

ClinicalTrials.gov

ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. ClinicalTrials.gov gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details.

Information on Clinical Trials (Ensayos clínicos) from MedlinePlus  English  español  

A Guided Tour of Your Body - New York Times

Navigating the Health Care System - AHRQ

AHRQ(Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) Director Carolyn Clancy, M.D., has prepared brief, easy-to-understand advice columns for consumers to help navigate the health care system. They will address important issues such as how to recognize high-quality health care, how to be an informed health care consumer, and how to choose a hospital, doctor, and health plan.