Dedicated to decreasing the incidence of birth defects, infant mortality, low birth weight and lack of prenatal care. Provides information, referrals and literature. Voice: 1-888-663-4637 Website: http://www.marchofdimes.com Verified: 4/5/2012
Federally-funded library service that provides information and referral to sources on health problems for minorities. Voice: 1-800-444-6472 Website: http://www.minorityhealth.hhs.gov Verified: 4/6/2012
Information on diet. Referrals to dietitians. Brochures available. Sponsored by National Center for Nutrition and Diatetics. Voice: 1-800-877-1600 Verified: 4/5/2012
Information on nutrition and related topics such as weight loss and cholesterol. Sponsored by Nutrition Information Services. Write: Dept. of Nutritional Sciences 1530 3rd Ave. South Birmingham, AL 35294 Voice: 1-800-231-3438 Website: http://www.uab.edu/eatright Verified: 4/4/2012
Provides information on women's health issues. Dedicated to helping women make informed decisions about their health. Voice: 1-877-986-9472 Verified: 4/5/2012
Provides information on clinical trials and current research projects conducted on alternative medicine. Voice: 1-888-644-6226 Verified: 4/6/2012
Information on aerobic sports. Referrals to sports medicine clinics, podiatrists and orthopedists. Voice: 1-800-776-2732 Website: http://www.americanrunning.org Verified: 4/5/2012
Information for women who were prescribed DES during pregnancy and their children. Referrals and education for the public and health workers. Quarterly newsletter. Write: DES Action USA PO Box 7296 Jupiter, FL 33468 Voice: 1-800-337-9288 Website: http://www.desaction.org E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Verified: 4/6/2012
Provides information and referrals for all women's health questions, including questions on breastfeeding. Voice: 1-800-994-9662 Website: http://www.womenshealth.gov Verified: 4/6/2012
Provides information for persons traveling overseas. Includes vaccinations, diseases, safe food and water, traveling with children, persons with special needs, etc. Voice: 1-800-232-4636 Verified: 4/6/2012
Information and referrals on immunizations for infants and adults. Referrals to health care professionals. Voice: 1-800-232-4636 Verified: 4/5/2012
Provides confidential health information to Hispanic patients and their families. Provides bilingual fact sheets for a wide variety of health topics. Sponsored by the National Alliance for Hispanic Health. Voice: 1-866-783-2645 or 1-800-504-7081 (pre-natal) Website: http://www.hispanichealth.org Verified: 4/5/2012
Will tell you if your physician is board certified. Voice: 1-866-275-2267 Website: http://www.abms.org Verified: 4/6/2012
Referrals to local Visiting Nurse Associations. Voice: 1-888-866-8773 Website: http://www.vnaa.org Verified: 4/5/2012
Provides information on disorders currently under study by the Center for Human Genetics. These include: Alzheimer's, ALS, asthma, autism, Bethlehem myopathy, Chiari malformation, CMT, cardiovascular, facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophies, focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, spastic paraparesis, glaucoma, benign intraepithelial dyskeratosis, hypophosphatemic rickets, limb-girdle muscular dystrophy, MS, neural tube defects, osteoarthritis, Parkinson's and tuberous sclerosis. Voice: 1-800-385-3244 Website: http://www.chg.duke.edu Verified: 4/5/2012
Helps the public and health professionals locate health information through identification of health, information resources, information and referral systems. Distributes publications and directories on good health and disease prevention topics. Voice: 1-800-336-4797 Website: http://www.nhic.org Verified: 4/5/2012
Information and networking for persons with rare disorders. Literature. Voice: 1-800-999-6673 Website: http://www.rarediseases.org Verified: 4/5/2012
Provides educational information and funds research for Alzheimer's disease, glaucoma and macular degeneration. Voice: 1-800-437-2423 Website: http://www.ahaf.org Verified: 4/3/2012
Provides information on health related topics, vaccinations, traveler's health, grants, genetics, hoaxes, rumors and emergency responses. Voice: 1-800-232-4636 Verified: 4/5/2012
Provides information and referrals to help callers research health questions. Voice: 1-888-346-3656 Website: http://www.nlm.nih.gov Verified: 4/5/2012
Provides information on Medicare, Medigap and health plan options. Publications and audiotapes. Sponsored by federal government. Voice: 1-800-633-4227 Verified: 4/5/2012
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