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http://www.steadyhealth.com/

Message boards covering aspects of mental and physical well-being, therapies and treatment.

http://www.livechatwithdoctor.com/

Provides a paid for interface between a medical professional and a patient to communicate. Also provides free community consultations. Includes testimonials.

http://www.medicalconsumers.org/

Not for profit, independent organization in the USA, informing and helping to protect members of the public in their encounters with the medical care system.

http://consumerlab.com/

Tests popular nutritional non-prescription supplements to ascertain purity.

http://www.supplementquality.com/

Provides information for consumers about issues affecting the quality of dietary supplements, vitamins, minerals, and botanical or herbal products.

http://www.eyeglassretailerreviews.com/

Reviews of online eyeglass retailers, including pricing, and BBB ratings.

http://www.lifedynamix.com/

Offers self-help and wellness videos, blogs, and community forum.

http://www.goodrx.com/

Compares retail prices of prescription drugs from different pharmacies in the United States. Coupons, discount card. Mobile app. Pill identifier.

http://www.askapatient.com/

Provides a database of patients' experiences and opinions of prescription drugs. Also includes opinion polls on health care topics.

http://www.healthlinks.net/

Directory of professional healthcare sites, with a searchable directory, newsletter, forums, chatrooms, continuing education and classified ads.

http://www.aishealth.com/

Develops targeted news, data and strategic information in hospitals, managed care plans, medical companies and other health organizations.

http://www.mioti.com/

Large list of professionally oriented links.

http://www.fsmb.org/

National non-profit association with membership consisting of 68 medical licensing authorities in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S Virgin Islands.

http://www.doctorslounge.com/

Provides physicians, students and allied professionals with clinical and technical information through multimedia tutorials and study aids. Patients and professionals can discuss medical questions via the message boards.

http://www.cebd.org/

Promoting the international use of this methodology, with tools, resources and tutorials. Associated with the Institute of Health Sciences in Oxford, United Kingdom.

http://www.sbu.se/

An independent public authority for the critical evaluation of methods used to prevent, diagnose, and treat health problems. Reports are available on the benefits, risks, and costs associated with different interventions. [English and Swedish]

http://www.rnao.org/

The Registered Nurses Association of Ontario presents guidelines, worksheets and FAQ, with suggestions for implementation and a request form for proposals.

http://www.nursing2007.com/

Features a peer-reviewed and evidence-based journal. Mission is to improve nursing practice by providing evidence-based practical information with a reader-friendly approach.

http://www.nursingknowledge.org/

Sigma Theta Tau subsidiary offers continuing education, evidence-based practice coursework, research, nursing conferences, and Sigma Theta Tau gifts and apparel.

http://www.campbellcollaboration.org/

Making systematic reviews of research evidence available to policy makers, practitioners, researchers and the public. Located at the University of Pennsylvania, USA.

http://www.cche.net/

Provides support and information for consumers and policy makers, as well as continuing education and research opportunities for practitioners. Part of the University of Alberta, Canada.

http://www.bazian.com/

Provides evidence-based consulting and analytics to support the rational assessment, configuration and commissioning of healthcare services. United Kingdom.

http://www.canadiantaskforce.ca/

A practical guide to health care providers, planners and consumers for determining the value of preventive health measures, with evidence-based resource sheets to download. [English and French]

http://health.nih.gov/

Gateway to publications and online resources for consumers and professionals.

http://www.healthnet.co.uk/

UK based portal for health care professionals.

http://www.drsref.com.au/

Medical reference site aimed at doctors. Australian site but of worldwide interest. Includes medical publications, medical texts, Medline and conferences.

http://www.healthprotectionconference.org.uk/

Three day conference at Warwick University, England.

http://www.nzgg.org.nz/

An independent society providing evidence-based technical assistance and clinical guidelines to healthcare organisations, government departments and health professionals.

http://www.cochrane.org.au/

Promoting effective health care in the region through systematic reviews, with details of courses and access to the Cochrane Library ( free for Australian users ). Affiliated with Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.

http://www.ices.on.ca/

Working with health practitioners and policymakers in researching and improving the effectiveness of health care in Ontario, Canada.