Committed to broadening
the publics awareness about the quality problems that pervade the American health care system.
Working for better controls
on drug promotion and more rational use of medication.
Defending health care
from misleading and harmful marketing. With an exhaustive bibliography compiled by Joel Lexchin.
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.
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.
Provides physicians and
pharmacists with up to date, evidence based, practical information on rational drug therapy.
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
An excellent Canadian site,
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.