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MedlinePlus    Trusted Health Information for You including Health Topics, Drugs & Supplements, a Medical Encyclopedia, Dictionary, News, Directories and more.
Mayo Clinic symptom checker    What's causing your foot pain? Why does your child's throat hurt? And what should you do about it? Use this guide to discover the most common causes of the most common symptoms.
First Aid Index at Mayo Clinic    Learn how to give first aid in emergency situations; more than 50 topics covered. Medical emergencies don't occur every day. But when they do, you should have the information you need to deal with these situations. This site by Mayo Clinic provides first-aid information from Animal Bites through Toothache.
Caring.com    Learn about hospice palliative care, where to find hospice services, and when to use end of life care for loved ones at Caring.com.
Psych Central    "Welcome to the Internet's largest and oldest independent mental health network created and run by mental health professionals to provide reliable, trusted information and self-help support communities, for over 16 years. Regularly maintained by Dr. Grohol and a staff of contributing editors, it is one of the Net's best information sources for mental health information, as well as providing annotated guides to the most useful websites, newsgroups, and mailing lists online today in mental health, psychology, social work, and psychiatry."
HealthMap    "Map of the latest alerts on infectious disease around the world. HealthMap brings together disparate data sources to achieve a unified and comprehensive view of the current global state of infectious diseases and their effect on human and animal health."
CPR    This is a great source for learning all about CPR!
Health Discovery    Want to know about a disease and its treatment? Looking for a weight loss or fitness program? Want information on infertility, pregnancy and parenting? Interested in healthy living to reduce your risk of heart disease? You're in the right place! Discovery Health - your resource for health information, tips, tools, expert advice and support."
Mesothelioma    "Mesothelioma is cancer caused by exposure to asbestos that most often forms in the lining of the lungs or abdomen. As it grows and spreads, different physical and mental effects are felt in the body. Understanding what to expect, as well as receiving the proper resources and information from qualified experts, is a step in the right direction to treating this rare cancer."
mesothelioma.net    "Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that’s most often caused by asbestos exposure. It usually forms in the lungs of those who have been exposed to this deadly toxin, but sometimes occurs in the abdominal area or the area around the heart. There are a number of therapies available that can help prolong survival and minimize symptoms and discomfort, but in most cases the cancer is too aggressive and too advanced at the time of diagnosis to be cured. This disease specifically impacts a thin membrane that protects the lungs, heart and organs within the abdominal cavity and enables them to function properly. This is called the mesothelium and the majority of cases of this type of cancer affect the pleura, the mesothelium that lines the lungs."