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The Access for Infants and Mothers (AIM)

The AIM program is a low-cost health care coverage for pregnant women and their newborns. It has been designed for families in the middle-income bracket who don't have health insurance and whose income is too high qualify for no-cost Medi-Cal. AIM is also available to those who have health insurance, but only if the maternity-only deductible or co-payment is more than $500.

Best Colleges

Best Colleges has published an investigative review of the best online BSN programs available in the US. Along with our findings, we have included valuable resources and guides for students such as financial aid information that students can leverage to help finance their education.Because of our unbiased approach and focusing on only not-for-profit public and private higher education institutions, we have become a valuable resource for government entities like the State of Connecticut and New Jersey.

Caring 4 Our Kids

We are a  group of parents who have children on the Autism Spectrum or who suffer from inflammatory diseases such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or Fibromyalgia. Recent studies suggest a link between these conditions. We each know how overwhelming it can be when your child is first diagnosed. As well, we understand the daily struggle as well as the joys of raising these very special children. We have come together to curate and create resources that have been helpful to us in the hopes that these will help other parents struggling to care for and to help their children thrive.

The California Wellness Foundation

An independent, private grantmaker, funded in 1992 by a substantial endowment from Health Net, one of California's largest health maintenance organizations. The Foundation's mission is to improve the health of the people of California.

Clinical Trials Database for Patients

The U.S. National Institutes of Health, through its National Library of Medicine, has developed ClinicalTrials.gov to provide patients, family members and members of the public current information about clinical research studies. Before searching, you may want to learn more about clinical trials and more about this Web site. Check often for regular updates to ClinicalTrials.gov.

Drug Center

The Drug Center team is committed to providing valuable information for those that may have been affected by adverse reactions to popular drugs and devices. Our resource is beneficial to those taking or looking to take these commonly prescribed medications.

DrugNews

DrugNews is dedicated to patient education and safety by informing medical consumers of the dangers of various pharmaceutical drugs and medical devices.

Drugwatch

Drugwatch.com reports on the latest information regarding dangerous drugs and defective medical devices. We give you the information you need, when you need it. Our Patient Advocates can answer your medical questions and point you to a specialist. They can also assess your situation and help you find an attorney.

Glossary of Managed Health Care Terms

This link is provided courtesy of Pam Pohly Associates, a health care and hospital management consulting and executive search firm.

Healthfinder

The Department of Health and Human Services' resource for other health-related websites, offering links to mainly government, nonprofit and other "official sources."

HealthGrades

This site offers report cards on physicians, hospitals and health plans.

Healthy Families Program

A state and federal funded health coverage program for children with family incomes above the level eligible for no cost Medi-Cal and below 200 percent of the federal income guidelines ($27,300 for a family of three).

InteliHealth

The site's main focus is advice, ranging from what causes panic attacks to how to cure hiccups. The site also has a drug index that describes the uses and side effects of both generic and brand-name medications.

The Kaiser Family Foundation

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation is a grantmaker, resource center, policy institute, and developer and supplier of analysis and information to policymakers, journalistic communities and the public.

Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board

The MRMIB was created in 1990 with a broad mandate to advise the Governor and the Legislature on strategies for reducing the number of uninsured persons in the state. The Board is comprised of volunteer members appointed by the Governor and the Legislature. The MRMIB is dedicated to improving the health of Californians by increasing access to affordable, comprehensive, quality health care coverage.

Medi-Cal

The Medi-Cal web site is designed to provide a forum for public viewing and downloading of Medi-Cal program information and publications. Includes information on eligibility, HIPAA updates, physician rates, mental health programs and more.

Masters In Nursing

Masters in Nursing connects prospective nursing students directly to colleges and universities. They are dedicated to helping people further their education and career goals and as such, they only promote accredited online nursing degree programs.

The Mayo Clinic's Health Oasis

Edited by a board of physicians and writers, this website provides health education to patients and the general public and presents up-to-date information on a variety of medical topics.

MedicineNet

MedicineNet is a network of physician educators dedicated to providing up-to-date, quality medical information for the public.

Medicare HMO

This site provides a full library of resources for anyone considering joining a Medicare HMO or for anyone who wants to know more about Medicare HMOs. This site has general information about what managed care means, information about Medicare HMOs, information about HMOs and health care providers from your region, resources of interest to seniors and much more.

Medscape

The leading interactive, multi-specialty, commercial web service for clinicians and consumers. Literally thousands of articles that can be easily downloaded. Also has a direct link to Medline.

Mesothelioma Guide

Offering up-to-date information on mesothelioma research and treatments for patients and family members. We help connect those suffering from mesothelioma with the best specialists and resources available.

National Health Law Program, Inc.

A national public interest law firm that seeks to improve health care for America's working and unemployed poor, minorities, the elderly and people with disabilities.

Rx Dangers

Aims to be your trusted resource, educating the public about all defective medical devices and dangerous medications that are available on the market today. We accomplish our mission by providing you with a one-stop resource where you can find comprehensive information about these defective drugs and medical devices.

RxList

This online drug index allows visitors to look up a drug by either generic or brand-name, find out about side effects, read clinical studies, and other warnings.

Treat Mesothelioma

Helping Mesothelioma Patients Worldwide - The Mesothelioma Treatment Community is dedicated to assisting those suffering from mesothelioma cancer by providing information on their diagnosis, life expectancy, and treatment options. We exist to guide mesothelioma patients and all whom are suffering from asbestos related cancers toward answers, care options, and free health solutions that will improve their lives and everyone around them.

WebMD

This online drug index allows visitors to look up a drug by either generic or brand-name, find out about side effects, read clinical studies, and other warnings.

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