Tag Archive | health

Who Cares : Sources of Information About Health Care Products and Services:

http://www.ftc.gov/whocares

“The FTC {Federal Trade Commission] has created this website to help you find reliable sources of information on health topics important to you, whether you’re an older consumer or a family member, caregiver, or friend”–From the web site.  Users of this sites can find information about health organizations and agencies, learn how to spot deceptive claims, and who to contact if you have questions or complaints about health products or services.

Lab Tests Online

http://www.labtestsonline.org/

“Lab Tests Online has been designed to help you, as a patient or family caregiver, to better understand the many clinical lab tests that are part of routine care as well as diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of conditions and diseases.”–From the website.  It is non-commerical, patient centered, peer-reviewed, and is a product of the collaboration of a number of professional societies representing the laboratory community who have partnered to be responsible for the content of different areas found on this site.