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Disease & Illness

You are not alone, there are others out there who can help. View the wealth of resources from national associations for diseases and disorders.


Alzheimer's Association

The Alzheimer's Association is a national network of chapters that is the largest national voluntary health organization.

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

This site is designed to serve AACAP Members, as well as parents and families. 

American Association of Blood Banks

The AABB's website contains facts about donating and receiving blood, as well as message boards, feedback and interactive sessions.

American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society's Cancer Resource Center is an outstanding resource for anyone who wants to learn more about cancer.

American Diabetes Association

The American Diabetes Association is a national, voluntary, nonprofit organization that provides diabetes research, information, and advocacy.

American Heart Association

The official Web site of the American Heart Association.

American Latex Allergy Association

The American Latex Allergy Association is a national nonprofit organization that provides information about latex allergies.

American Liver Foundation

The American Liver Foundation is a national, voluntary, nonprofit health agency dedicated to preventing, treating, and curing hepatitis.

American Lung Association

The American Lung Association is a national, voluntary, nonprofit health organization dedicated to fighting lung disease in all its forms.

American Social Health Association

The ASHA is recognized by the public and by patients, providers, and policy-makers for developing and delivering accurate, medically reliable information.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

The ASHA's mission is to ensure that all people with speech, language, and hearing disorders have access to quality services to help them communicate.

Arthritis Foundation

The Arthritis Foundation is a national, voluntary health agency seeking the causes, cures, preventions, and treatments.

Better Hearing Institute

The Better Hearing Institute is a not-for-profit corporation that was created over 30 years ago to promote hearing healthcare across the United States.

Cerebral Palsy Guide (www.cerebralpalsyguide.com)
Cerebral Palsy Guidance (www.cerebralpalsyguidance.com)
Cerebral Palsy Group (www.cerebralpalsygroup.com)

Educational materials and guidance for families and individuals affected by cerebral palsy, including information about different therapies, treatment options, and financial resources.

Children with Diabetes

The mission of Children with Diabetes is to promote understanding of the care and treatment of diabetes (especially in children).

Epilepsy Foundation of America

The Epilepsy Foundation is a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to the welfare of people with epilepsy.

March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation

The March of Dimes is a national, nonprofit organization committed to improving the health of babies by preventing birth defects.

Meningitis Foundation of America

The Meningitis Foundation of America is an organization whose the goals and objectives are: to help support sufferers of Spinal Meningitis and their families.

Muscular Dystrophy Association

The Muscular Dystrophy Association is a national, nonprofit health agency that is a dedicated partnership between scientists and concerned citizens.

National Kidney Foundation

The National Kidney Foundation is a national nonprofit organization that seeks to prevent kidney and urinary tract diseases.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society's mission is to end the devastating effects of multiple sclerosis.

National Osteoporosis Foundation

The National Osteoporosis Foundation strives to be the nation's leading resource for people seeking up-to-date, medically sound information.

National Sleep Foundation

The National Sleep Foundation is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to improving public health and safety by achieving public understanding of sleep.

National Stroke Association

The National Stroke Association’s mission is to reduce the incidence and impact of strokes, to save lives, to improve quality of care, and to improve patient outcomes.

Prevent Blindness America

Prevent Blindness America is a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting blindness and saving sight.

SIECUS

The Sexuality Information and Education Council of the U.S. (SIECUS) is a national, nonprofit organization.


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