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The vision of the Department of Children and Families (DCF) Economic Self-Sufficiency (ESS) Program is to strengthen Florida’s families through private, community, and inter-agency partnerships that promote economic self-sufficiency.


  NOTICE   The Library provides these links to health and medicine sites as general public information, not as medical advice, and it assumes no responsibility for damages, direct or indirect, that may result from your use or inability to use these sites.

It is the responsibility of the customer to choose and evaluate the content and accuracy of the sources accessed on the Internet.

General Health Consumer Resources

AMA Online Doctor Finder
https://apps.ama-assn.org/doctorfinder/
American Hospital directory
www.ahd.com
Citehealth
citehealth.com/
Free health care provider reports for people researching their providers (e.g. hospitals, nursing homes, dialysis clinics) and communities.
GALEGROUP: Health & Wellness Resource Center
infotrac.galegroup.com
Go Ask Alice!
www.goaskalice.columbia.edu
Healthfinder--US Department of Health and Human Services
www.healthfinder.gov
Healthline: The Web’s Best Health Information at Your Fingertips
www.healthline.com
KidsHealth.org
www.kidshealth.org
MAYO Clinic Health Oasis
www.mayohealth.org
National Council on the Aging (NCOA)
www.ncoa.org
National Women’s Health Resource Center
www.healthywomen.org
U.S. Administration on Aging
www.aoa.gov
USNews: Best Hospital Finder
http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals
YourSurgery.com
www.yoursurgery.com

References, Information Search Resources
& Special Topics

Bioethics.net
bioethics.net
CAPHIS: For Health Consumers
caphis.mlanet.org/consumer/index.html
Food and Nutrition Information Center
www.nal.usda.gov/fnic
Hardin Metadirectory of Internet Health Services
http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/
Gray’s Anatomy
www.bartleby.com/107
MEDLINEplus
medlineplus.gov
Merck Manual of Medical Information
http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/index.html
OmniMedicalSearch.com
www.omnimedicalsearch.com
Rx List-Internet Drug Index
www.rxlist.com
State Health Facts Online
http://kff.org/statedata/

Diseases, Disorders & Conditions

AIDS Education Global Information Network (AEGIS)
www.aegis.com
American Diabetes Association
www.diabetes.org
The Body: AIDS and HIV Information Resource
www.thebody.com
National Cancer Institute
www.cancer.gov
Gene Tests
www.genetests.org
Jewish Genetic Diseases: A Resource
www.mazornet.com/genetics/index.asp
Internet Stroke Center
www.strokecenter.org
Mesothelioma
www.asbestos.com/
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease
www.niaid.nih.gov
National Organization for Rare Disorders
www.rarediseases.org
National Rehabilitation Information Center
www.naric.com
ONCOLINK: University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center
www.oncolink.com
Sickle Cell Information Center
www.scinfo.org

Full-text Articles

eMedicine World Medical Library
www.emedicine.com
GALEGROUP: Health & Wellness Resource Center
infotrac.galegroup.com
MEDLINE on FirstSearch
newfirstsearch.oclc.org
(in-library use only)
National Library of Medicine
www.nlm.nih.gov

Government Sites

Centers for Disease Control
www.cdc.gov
Food and Drug Administration
www.fda.gov
National Institutes of Health
www.nih.gov
National Library of Medicine
www.nlm.nih.gov
U.S. Government Medicare Information
www.medicare.gov

Local Sites

Borland Health Sciences Library
www.borland.ufl.edu
Baptist Medical Center
http://www.baptistjax.com/
A full-service hospital in downtown Jacksonville, on the south bank of the St. Johns River.
Mayo Clinic Jacksonville
www.mayoclinic.org/jacksonville
Located in southeast Jacksonville, this hospital is a component of the world-renowned "Mayo" medical practice based in Rochester, MN.
Memorial Hospital Jacksonville
www.memorialhospitaljax.com
A 353-bed tertiary care hospital offering a wide variety of services.
Nemours Children’s Clinic
http://www.nemours.org/welcome.html
St. Vincent’s Medical Center
http://www.jaxhealth.com/
A 528-bed full service tertiary care medical center located just minutes west of downtown Jacksonville.
UF Health at Jacksonville
http://ufhealthjax.org/

Mental Health

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
www.aacap.org
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
www.afsp.org
American Psychiatric Association
www.psych.org
American Psychological Association
www.apa.org
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
www.bazelon.org
Florida Health & Human Services: Substance Abuse & Mental Health
http://www.myflfamilies.com/service-programs/mental-health
Mental Health Association of Northeast Florida (NMHA-Florida)
www.mhajax.org
Mental Help Net
www.mentalhelp.net
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI-Florida)
www.namiflorida.org
National Institute of Mental Health
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml
Psych Central: Dr. John Grohol’s Mental Health Page
psychcentral.com

Alternative Health

Herbal Database
www.herbmed.org
MEDLINEplus: Alternative Medicine
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/alternativemedicine.html
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
nccam.nih.gov
NIH Office of Dietary Supplements
dietary-supplements.info.nih.gov

Health Insurance

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
www.ahrq.gov
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
www.cms.gov
Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
http://www.floir.com
Health Insurance Association of America
www.hiaa.org
Low-cost Health Insurance for Children
www.insurekidsnow.gov
Medicare Information
www.medicare.gov