Health & Fitness

Mayo Clinic

Medical and health information, including information on healthy living, diseases and conditions, healthy lifestyles, medications, and health news.

Merck Manual of Geriatrics

The full text of this medical reference is available online and can be searched by keyword browsed by the table of contents or the index. The manual also contains useful information on the health aspects of aging as well as drug information and life issues for seniors and their families.

Alzheimer’s Association

Resources for people with Alzheimer’s disease, family and caregivers, physicians, and researchers about the disease, coping with Alzheimer’s, and treatment options. There is also a Minnesota-Dakotas chapter.

American Cancer Society

Resources about cancer awareness, prevention, and treatment options. The site includes links to other web sites for more information about specific types of cancer. Some features of the site, including discussion boards, require free registration.

American Diabetes Association

Information and resources about diabetes.

American Heart Association

Warning signs, information, and resource relating to heart attacks, heart disease, and strokes. The site also includes information on risk assessment, family health, and advocacy.

American Lung Association

Information about lung health and disease like how lungs work, protecting your lungs, and warning signs of lung disease. Also, provides information about support and communities.

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology

Information about the treatments and research of allergies and asthma.

American Foundation for the Blind

This site provides programs & services for the blind. Also, it provides information of eye conditions, Using technology, and job seeking.

Arthritis Foundation
Information about the diagnosis, treatments, and research of arthritis.

Attention Deficit Disorder Association

Provides information about ADD and will answer questions about the disorder. Also, provides resources for your benefit and helps find professional help for those affected.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Provides information on all health related topics from disease and conditions, healthy living, travelers’ health, and emergency preparedness.

Community Resource Connections

Provides detailed information about human services offered locally, transportation throughout northwestern Minnesota, and local mental health resources.

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Information on mesothelioma, treatment options, and legal advice.

Mesothelioma Group – Understanding Cancer

This mesothelioma support community provides information on mesothelioma, treatment options, paying for treatment, and veterans.

Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance

Provides information about brain injuries, education& community outreach, and advocacy.

National Parkinson Foundation

Information and resources related to Parkinson’s disease, with news, statistics, and discussion forums.