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MEDICAL CONSUMER ADVOCACY

Committed to broadening the publics awareness about the quality problems that pervade the American health care system.

         Evidence-based Medicine (Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, Oxford)
         Health Action International

Working for better controls on drug promotion and more rational use of medication.

         Healthy Skepticism (formerly MaLAM)

Defending health care from misleading and harmful marketing.  With an exhaustive bibliography compiled by Joel Lexchin.

         Public Citizen's Health Research Group

Fighting for citizen and consumer justice since 1971, HRG promotes research-based changes in health care as well as providing advice and oversight regarding drugs, healthcare delivery and medical devices.

A database developed by Joel Lexchin containing everything ever written about pharmaceutical promotion.

A database posted by The Center for Science in the Public Interest of scientists who consult for or have other affiliations with chemical, gas, oil, food, drug, and other companies. 

         National Institute for Health Care Management

Dedicated to the improving of the effectiveness, efficiency, and quality of America's health care system.

Advocating for a universal, comprehensive single-payer national health care program in the U.S.

Promoting improved patient care, research and teaching in primary care/general internal medicine.

         Therapeutics Initiative

Provides physicians and pharmacists with up to date, evidence based, practical information on rational drug therapy.

"Preparing, maintaining, and promoting the accessibility of systematic reviews of the effects of health care interventions"

All the Users' Guides (except for the Users' Guide to the Pharmaceutical Literature) are available here.

 

From NO FREE LUNCH, http://www.nofreelunch.org/links.htm

 

Additional sites:

 

An excellent Canadian site, On chiropratics

 

By Doctor Bennett, Possible the best.

 

www.blackwell-synergy.com a subscription site with 600,000 articles on many topics

 

http://www.druglibrary.org/ an excellent library on recreational drugs

 

http://www.fda.gov/default.htm:  though pro profits for the drug industry, this is a valuable source for general, easy to read information. 

 

http://www.ingentaconnect.com another subscription site with millions of articles

 

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Database/index.html a library of medical articles, easy to use with abstracts, and link for related articles—but not the full articles. 

 

http://www.mayoclinic.com an excellent public site    

 

http://scholar.google.com/  an excellent search engine, although many of the articles found require paid subscriptions to read. 

 

www.ama-assn.org  [AMA site for patients]                  www.americanscientist.org       

www.acs.org  {Am chemical society}

www.bookwire.com [book info]                                   www.breed.bio.htm

http://ls.berkeley.edu/psychology/                                   www.blackwell-synergy.com

www.bris.ac.uk [University of Bristol]                             www.bocklabs.wisc.edu  [virology]

www.cell.com [journal]                                                www.bio.com  [biotechnology]

www.colostate.edu/Depts/Entomology                         www.csulb.edu  [Cal State Long Beach]

www.oncologychannel.com  (on cancer)

www.csc.fi/lul/chem/graphics.html  [picture gallery on chemistry]                       

www.chem.vt.edu/chem-ed/vt-chem-ed.html  [educational chemistry student link]

http://chemistry.rsc.org/    [royal society for students] http://www.cardio.com/site.php

www.columbia.edu/acis/bartleby/strunk  [writing style]  www.collegenet.com

www.educationindex.com [link to educational web sites] www.ed.gov[department of Education]

www.erowid.org [recreational drug library]

www.ethomson@ucsd.edu                                            http://www.hon.ch/ 

www.infomine.ucr.edu   [scholarly resources]                www.imc.gsm.com {integrated medical curriculum)

www.ipl.org [reference library]                                     www.http://ingenta.com subscription site www.jbjs.kfinder.com  {bone journal}

 

www.lcweb.loc.gov  [library of Congress]                    www.lii.org  [resources for PL users]

http://www.med.nyu.edu/                                              www.menopause.org medscope.com

www.metalab.unc.edu                                                  www.mayoclinic.com  

www.nature.com                                                          www.nlm.nih.gov          

www.pearl1.lanl.gov/periodic/

http://www2.potsdam.edu/islamma/Phys306Webpages.htm [Physics with many links]

http://philosophy.ucsd.edu/                                             www.pdr.net

 www.renewman.com                                                  www.rxlist.com

www.scienceonline.com                                              

www.scienceonline.cm                                                 http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/    (lit, medieval

www.sciencemag.org                                                   www.technologyreveiw.com

www.sunsite.unc.edu/pub/multimedia/pictures               www.sciencemag.com  

www.testosterones.com      

www.888younger.com

www.ucop.edu  (USC office of president)                      www.usc.edu

http://webpages.marshall.edu/~jmullens/edlinks.html    [ed links of every sort]

www-sci.lib.uci.edu/SEP/SEP.html [sci. & math resources] www.testosteronerx.com

www.888younger.com

www.888younger.com

www.ucop.edu  (USC office of president)                      www.usc.edu

http://webpages.marshall.edu/~jmullens/edlinks.html    [ed links of every sort]

www-sci.lib.uci.edu/SEP/SEP.html [sci. & math resources] www.testosteronerx.com 888younger.com