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  • National Marrow Donor Program - The National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) is a non-profit organization that facilitates bone marrow, blood stem cell and umbilical cord blood transplants for patients around the world with life-threatening blood disorders, such as leukemia and aplastic anemia, and certain immune system and genetic disorders, who do not have matching donors in their families. The NMDP conducts clinical research projects intended to advance the understanding of allergenic unrelated hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
  • Hospice Net - For patients and families facing life threatening illness: articles on death and dying, hospice care, terminal illness, end of life issues, care giving, grief and bereavement
  • American Board of Medical Specialties - The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) is the umbrella organization for the 24 approved medical specialty boards in the United States. Established in 1933, the ABMS serves to coordinate the activities of its Member Boards and to provide information to the public, the government, the profession and its Members concerning issues involving specialization and certification in medicine
  • American Association of Blood Banks - To establish and promote the highest standard of care for patients and donors in all aspects of blood banking; transfusion medicine; hematopoietic, cellular and gene therapies; and tissue transplantation
  • Hospice Foundation of America - Hospice Foundation of America is a not-for-profit organization that provides leadership in the development and application of hospice and its philosophy of care. Through programs of professional development, research, public education and information, Hospice Foundation of America assists those who cope either personally or professionally with terminal illness, death, and the process of grief
  • Arthritis Foundation - Helping You Live Better - The Arthritis Foundation is the nonprofit organization leading the way to improve the lives of people with arthritis and to find a cure for more than 100 forms of arthritis through research, education, programs and services
  • Childrens Health System - Children's online - This site is filled with health system news and feature articles about safety and health related information from the Children's Hospital and Children's Health System.
  • National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc - A unique federation of more than 140 not-for-profit voluntary health organizations serving people with rare disorders and disabilities. Thousands of affected individuals and their families--as well as support groups, health care and human service professionals, and advocates for people with rare disorders and disabilities--rely on NORD's assistance and leadership.
  • National Heartburn Alliance - The goal of the NHA is "to educate people about the causes and effects of heartburn and offer solutions that may lead to relief and an approved quality of life
  • HerbMed - HerbMed - an interactive, electronic herbal database - provides hyperlinked access to the scientific data underlying the use of herbs for health. It is an evidence-based information resource for professionals, researchers, and general public
  • SIDS Resources - SIDS Resources, Inc. provides professional and community education on SIDS and other infant deaths and assists families and professionals who have had a baby die suddenly and unexpectedly in Missouri and surrounding counties
  • American Health Assistance Foundation - AHAF funds scientific research on Alzheimer's disease, glaucoma, macular degeneration, heart disease, and stroke, educates the public about these diseases, and provides financial assistance to Alzheimer's disease patients and their caregivers
  • Allergy and Asthma Network - The Allergy and Asthma Network/Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to helping families in their quest to overcome and maintain control of asthma, allergies, and related conditions
  • Common Cold - This site provides a comprehensive, updated and referenced source of information on the common cold. The goal is to provide a framework for critical thinking which will allow informed decisions about medical care for the common cold
  • Poison Ivy - All about Poison Ivy, with photos, Poison Ivy Quiz, FAQ, and more
  • National Headache Foundation - Start with the NHF Headache Fact Sheet. Move on to The Complete Guide to Headache and discussions of migraines, children's headaches, and the effects of caffeine. Under Consumer Topics try links to information on over 100 headache-related subjects such as acupuncture and oxygen therapy. Portions of the site are available in Spanish
  • Migraine Action Association - The Migraine Action Association bridges "the gap between the migraine sufferer and the medical world by providing information on all aspects of the condition and its management. We are committed to raising general awareness of the condition and we are a recognized source of information; our leaflets and newsletters are distributed to clinics, hospitals, libraries, doctors' surgeries and the media throughout the country."
  • National Allergy Bureau - The National Allergy Bureau (NAB) is the section of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology’s (AAAAI) Aeroallergen Network that is responsible for reporting current pollen and mold spore levels to the media. The NAB works in cooperation with the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI).
  • National Osteoporosis Foundation - The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) is the leading nonprofit, voluntary health organization dedicated to promoting lifelong bone health in order to reduce the widespread prevalence of osteoporosis and associated fractures, while working to find a cure for the disease through programs of research, education and advocacy
  • Endometriosis Association - The Endometriosis Association is a non-profit self-help organization dedicated to offering support and help to those affected by endo, educating the public and medical community about the disease, and funding and promoting research related to endometriosis
  • The National Neurofibromatosis Foundation - The National Neurofibromatosis Foundation, Inc. (NNFF) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) medical foundation, dedicated to improving the health and well being of individuals and families affected by the neurofibromatoses
  • End of Polio - Chronicling the worldwide quest to eradicate the disease of Polio
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to assure the development of the means to cure and control cystic fibrosis and to improve the quality of life for those with the disease
  • Reactive Attachment Disorder - Provides information, ideas, and support for parents and caregivers of children with reactive attachment disorder
  • National Center for the Dissemination of Disability Research - Established in 1995, the NCDDR performs research, technical assistance and demonstration activities focusing on the dissemination and utilization of disability research funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR).