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

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

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.

Tests popular nutritional non-prescription supplements to ascertain purity.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Large list of professionally oriented links.

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.

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.

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

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]

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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]

Gateway to publications and online resources for consumers and professionals.

UK based portal for health care professionals.

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

Three day conference at Warwick University, England.

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

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.

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