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CenterWatch has compiled a list of health-related blogs, communities, and support groups to provide patients
and families with easy access to important information on consumer health, diseases, conditions and more. Please
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A Splintered Mind
a blog for anyone interested in anxiety and ADHD coexisting with depression written by Douglas Cootey
AllTreatment.com is a drug rehab center directory and substance abuse information resource.
Alltop Health collects headlines of all the latest stories from top sites and blogs that cover various health topics and organizes them into individual web pages.
Apparelyzed - Spinal Cord Injury Peer Support
This site was initially created in August 2003, to allow people to buy T-Shirts and other apparel regarding Spinal Cord Injury humour (hence the name, Apparelyzed!). The site has since grown organically into something larger, and now covers Spinal Cord Injury Anatomy, a spinal cord injury discussion forum, SCI Research area as well as a carefully picked links directory.
Can't Stomach Cancer Blog
Can't Stomach Cancer strives to help stomach cancer patients, families and caregivers to understand their disease, treatments, and side effects. Check out this blog for new topics to assist you in your fight.
Clinical Research Community by CISCRP
The Clinical Research Volunteers Community connects patients, families, friends and caregivers for support and inspiration. This community is sponsored by the Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation.
Diabetes Stops Here
Managed by the American Diabetes Association. This is a blog about people affected by diabetes and ways to prevent and manage the disease.
Dr. Len's Cancer Blog
Dr. Leonard Lichtenfeld, is Deputy Chief Medical Officer for the national office of the American Cancer Society. His blog reflects his knowledge on recognized guidelines for the prevention and early detection of cancer and guidelines for nutrition and physical activity for cancer survivors.
Fibromyalgia Support Center
A resource for fibromyalgia information, including what it is, its symptoms, how to treat it, the latest research, as well as dozens of articles on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome.
Fighting the Darkness: My Secrect Battle with Depression
Fighting the Darkness is a blog written by a woman who has battled with depression since the age of 12.
HC Support Network: Support Forum
This is a community for people affected by the herpes and cold sore virus. You can post questions, read articles, get support and talk to people in the live chat room
HealthCentral.com is a resource full of information on specific diseases and overall health. They also offer support for many life- changing conditions.
Lung Cancer Blog
A blog with articles about Lung Cancer and treatments.
Lyme Disease Review
Information on lyme disease symptoms,sign,diagnosis,treatment and complication. Lyme disease is an infectious disease caused by ticks infected with Borrelia burgdorferi.
The Support System to Help Women Beat PCOS. Connect With Other Women and Join the Fight Against Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
PediHeartNet is a private, un-moderated discussion group on the Internet. Its purpose is to provide a means of communication for professionals involved in the care of children with heart disease.
Plastic Surgery Guide
PlasticSurgeryGuide.com provides reliable and up-to-date information about research and studies related to the cosmetic and plastic surgery field. It connects readers to board certified plastic surgeons who are interested in the field.
A free and secure registry developed by major academic institutions across the country to help connect willing volunteers with researchers who are searching for appropriate volunteers to be placed in their research studies
The American Gastrological Association Journals Blog
A blog on various Gastrological topics are discussed, the author is Kristine Novak, PhD
The Chiltern Breast Cancer Support Group
Up Front is a forum supported by The Chiltern Hospital to help others through the breast cancer experience and provide the basis for a support network
The Digestion Blog
Information forum and links about intestinal diseases and disorders.
The National Eczema Blog
The National Eczema Blog is a new program created by The National Eczema Association, designed to provoke thought and conversation on everything eczema! The blog will feature guest bloggers on a variety of eczema related topics.
The Patient Experience
The Patient Experience is a set of discussion forums where patients connect, express their views and share valuable experiences on the subjects of medicine and healthcare. The forums are FREE and open to all.
Treatment-Centers.net is a community based public-benefit website devoted to helping individuals and families find help for addiction and dual diagnosis.
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