To make it easier for MMA physicians to direct their patients to Web sites that they will find useful, the MMA Committee on Communications has reviewed the following Web sites and has found them to be useful and reliable.
National Institutes of Health website for searching scientific/journal articles for a range of health conditions
The CDC is the lead federal agency charged with protecting the health and safety of people both at home and abroad
National Institutes of Health (NIH) website providing patients with a wide range of information regarding clinical trials for a variety of conditions and diseases
National Cancer Institute sponsored website dedicated to providing current information about a wide variety of cancers
Minnesota governmental agency charged with protecting the health and safety of the people of Minnesota
Healthcare information provided by leading medical associations, including the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and a number of other organizations
A site created by trusted sources like Harvard Medical School and the University of Pennsylvania Dental School with patient information on a variety of illnesses and conditions
Health information from Mayo Clinic physicians and researchers
When viewing non-governmental web sites, make sure to look for the site's committment to fulfill the "Health on the Net Code of Conduct" (HONcode). You should also make sure that the site is committed to maintaining your personal privacy.