"The American Dietetic Association is the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. ADA is committed to improving the nation's health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy."
The mission of the American Lung Association is to prevent lung disease and promote lung health. Their Web site includes pertinent medical articles, links to local chapters, and information about special programs and campaigns such as Teens Against Tobacco Use, etc.
The mission of the American Medical Association is "To promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health." To that end, the AMA provides resources for physicians, patients, and medical students on its official website. Visitors can also find resources for careers and employment as well as medical news.
"AMA Physician Select provides information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States and its possessions, including more than 650,000 doctors of medicine (MD) and doctors of osteopathy or osteopathic medicine (DO)."
"The Obesity Society is the leading scientific society dedicated to the study of obesity. Since 1982, The Obesity Society has been committed to encouraging research on the causes and treatment of obesity, and to keeping the medical community and public informed of new advances."
The American Psychiatric Association has over 35,000 U.S. and international member physicians working together to ensure humane care and effective treatment for all persons with mental disorders, including mental retardation and substance-related disorders. Their website includes information on a variety of psychiatric topics.
The American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States. Their website includes information on a variety of psychology topics including careers in the field of psychology.
Visitors to the Arthritis Foundation's website can find many helpful resources for anyone interested in learning more about arthritis, how to treat the condition, physical activity to help ease arthritis pain, and community message boards.
"The Clay County Public Health Center is a public institution designed as an organized community effort to prevent illness, prolong life, and improve and protect the health of all people in the county.The Clay County Public Health Center works to help you achieve and maintain good health through a variety of services. Most of these services are paid for by your taxes."
"The Colon Cancer Alliance (CCA) is the oldest and largest national patient advocacy organization dedicated to ending the suffering caused by colorectal cancer. In order to increase rates of screening and survivorship, the CCA provides patient support, public education, supports research and conducts advocacy work across America."