The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology, Inc. A great way for patients to become educated about allergies, asthma, and immunology problems. This site helps sufferers to find an allergist in a specified area. There is also information directed toward professionals, including a schedule of events/meetings, CME, and more. Lots of information is found here. A resourceful guide to read.
Muscular Dystrophy Association Muscular Dystrophy Association, Inc. The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is the definitive source for news and information about 40 neuromuscular diseases, MDA research, and services available to adults and children with neuromuscular diseases and their families. The site includes a searchable listing of their 230 MDA clinics across the country; numerous publications concerning neuromuscular diseases, including versions of MDA's Quest Magazine and The ALS Newsletter. Visitors may Ask the Experts at MDA about current research developments and medical management of neuromuscular conditions.
American Academy of Pediatrics AAP The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is a professional organization for pediatricians dedicate their efforts and resources to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. Primarily of interest to professionals, this website has sections on continuing education, advocacy, news, and research publications.
American Heart Association American Heart Association The American Heart Association's mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. The website includes overviews of the conditions, as well as programs and tools you can use to reduce your risk or manage your condition, and links to additional resources.
American Lung Assocation American Lung Assocation This site offers information on all types of lung diseases, including COPD. There are fact sheets, surveys, reports, and other resources available, as well as special sections for health care providers. The site is easy to navigate and the information is easy to understand.