Specific Populations and Topics

African-American

Alzheimer’s Association: African Americans and Alzheimer’s Disease
Information about the impact of Alzheimer’s in the Black/African American community.

Healthfinder
Healthfinder is a free gateway to reliable consumer health and human services information.

Healthy People 2010 AFRICAN AMERICAN GATEWAY
Gateway toward achieving Healthy People 2010 goals; includes resources, conferences, etc.

Journey to Wellness
This online health magazine and community is designed to provide credible health information for African-Americans in a consumer-friendly format.

Medlineplus
MedlinePlus is the National Library of Medicine’s website for free consumer health information. It is a selective list of authoritative health information resources from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other organizations.
Medlineplus African American Health

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Booklets with information on diet, cholesterol, physical fitness and more.

On the Move to Better Heart Health for African Americans

Heart Healthy Home Cooking African-American Style

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Kidney Diseases
Information on a broad spectrum of metabolic diseases such as diabetes and endocrine disorders.

African-Americans and Diabetes

Health Information Publications
Easy to read publications

National Medical Association
The NMA promotes the collective interests of physicians and patients of African descent.They serve as the collective voice of physicians of African descent and they are a leading force for parity in medicine, elimination of health disparities and promotion of optimal health.

National Network of Libraries of Medicine (PDF)

National Women's Health Information Center
A gateway to a vast array of Federal and other women’s health information resources.

Minority Women’s Health African Americans

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Asian-American

Asian American Health
This Web resource, sponsored by the National Library of Medicine, is designed to increase public awareness of the health concerns faced by Asian Americans.

Asian & Pacific Island American Health Forum
Anational advocacy group dedicated to improving the health status of all Asian American and Pacific Island communities.

Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organization
The AAPCHO is concerned with improving the health status of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in the U.S.

EthnoMed
Contains information about cultural beliefs, medical issues and other related health issues of recent immigrants to the U.S.

Cultures

Hawaii AIDS Education and Training Center
The mission of the Hawaii AIDS Education and Training Center and AIDS Education Project is to provide excellent research, education and training on prevention and care in Hawaii and in the Asian Pacific Region.

Healthy Hmong
Health information for Hmong people and for their service providers.

MedlinePlus
MedlinePlus Asian American Health
MedlinePlus is the National Library of Medicine’s web site for free consumer health information. It is a selective list of authoritative health information resources from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other organizations. Over 700 health topics, Generic, brand name prescription and over the counter drugs, An illustrated medical encyclopedia, Medical dictionary, Clinical research studies, Directories that include locations and credentials of doctors, dentists and hospitals.

National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute
Diseases of the heart, blood vessels, lung, and blood; blood resources; and sleep disorders.

NHLBI Asian American & Pacific Islander Resources

National Network of Libriaries of Medicine (PDF)
Resources for Asian-American Health

National Women’s Health Information Center
A gateway to a vast array of Federal and other women’s health information resources.

Asian/Pacific Islander Women

Spiral: Selected Patient Information Resources in Asian Languages
Provides increased access to Asian Language electronic resources for consumers and healthcare providers.

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Latino-American

Alzheimer's Association: Latino Resources
En Español
Many rich resources about Alzheimer's disease and the Hispanic community.

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
See the “Facts for Families” section for other language resources to aid in the understanding and treatment of the developmental, behavioral, and mental disorders.

For Families (Spanish)

Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ)- reduce consumer medical errors

Spanish

English

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
En Español
CDC’s mission is to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury and disability.

Consumer Health Information in Spanish (PDF)

Healthfinder
Healthfinder in Spanish
A free gateway to reliable consumer health and human services information.

HealthyPeople 2010 Latino Gateway
Information on diseases of the heart, blood vessels, lung, and sleep disorders.

Medlineplus
Medlineplus en Español
Medlineplus Hispanic American Health
MedlinePlus is the National Library of Medicine’s web site for free consumer health information. It is a selective list of authoritative health information resources from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other organizations. Over 700 health topics, Generic, brand name prescription and over the counter drugs, An illustrated medical encyclopedia, Medical dictionary, Clinical research studies, Directories that include locations and credentials of doctors, dentists and hospitals.

The National Alliance for Hispanic Health
Health facts on numerous topics are available in English and Spanish.

National Center for Farmworker Health
The NCFH mission is to improve the health status of farmworker families through human, technical and informational services

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
NHLBI Bilingual Resources
NHLBI Latino Cardiovascular Resources

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Kidney Diseases
Spanish Language Publications

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

Publications (Spanish)

Spanish Language Portal

National Network of Libraries of Medicine (PDF)
Resources for Latino Health

National Women's Health Information Center
Recursos en Español
For Minority Women
For Hispanic American/ Latina Women

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Native American

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
ATSDR is committed to assisting tribal governments in meeting the environmental health needs of their people. 

American Indian Disability Technical Assistance Center
Works toward improving employment opportunities and vocational rehabilitation outcomes.

American Indian Health
An information portal to issues affecting the health and well-being of American Indians.

Healthy People 2010 American Indian & Alaska Native

Indian Health Service
Responsible for providing federal health services to Native Americans and Alaska Natives

Medlineplus
Medlineplus Native American Health
MedlinePlus is the National Library of Medicine’s web site for free consumer health information. It is a selective list of authoritative health information resources from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other organizations. Over 700 health topics, Generic, brand name prescription and over the counter drugs, An illustrated medical encyclopedia, Medical dictionary, Clinical research studies, Directories that include locations and credentials of doctors, dentists and hospitals.

National Indian Health Board
Provides a vehicle to keep the flow of health care information in front of policy makers and tribal governments

National Women's Health Information Center
Provides a gateway to a vast array of Federal and other women’s health information resources.

American Indian/ Alaska Native Women

National Network of Libraries of Medicine (PDF)
Resources for Native American Health

Native American AIDS Prevention Center
Working to stop the spread of HIV and related diseases among American Indians, Alaskan Natives, Native Hawaiians.

Native American Cancer Research Center
Dedicated to helping improve the lives of Native American cancer patients and survivors.

Native Health Databases
Contains bibliographic information and abstracts of health-related articles, and other resources

One Sky Center
The first National Resource Center for American Indians and Alaska Natives dedicated to improving prevention and treatment of substance abuse and mental health.

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Multiple Languages

Consumer Health Information in Multiple Languages
From the National Network of Libraries of Medicine

MedlinePlus:
By Languages
By Topic

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