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Want to know the latest happenings in research, technology and product news? Check out these long term care-related Internet sites:

This Website from the AgeNet Eldercare Network offers home, health, drugs, legal, insurance and caregiver solutions for consumers.

The Alliance for Aging Research's Web site offers news on the latest discoveries in the field of aging, from news headlines to video clips and articles in medical journals. There's also the Alliance Action Network, which tracks legislation on aging issues and enables people to write their lawmakers.

The flagship site for Thompson American Health Consultants, the world's largest publisher of medical newsletters.

The Alzheimer's Association Web site includes info on the latest breakthroughs in combating the disease, as well as fact sheets, newsletters, message boards and links to other Alzheimer's-related resource sites.

The American Heart Association's site includes reference guides, health tips, news updates from medical journals and contact numbers to local AHA offices.


A new Web site for the New England Centenarian Study from the Boston University School of Medicine, which addresses the needs of the nation's 100-plus-year-olds and their families. Includes articles and research on aging from various journals on gerontology.

The American Cancer Society's site for news and features on cancer treatment, statistics, prevention and early detection, and more.

A major site for anyone seeking information related to clinical trials of new medical products. Features trial listings, research center and industry provider profiles, drug directories, patient and professional bookstores, industry news and more.

A Web site from the Doctor's Guide, offering the latest medical news an.d information for patients or friends/parents of patients diagnosed with diabetes.

Incorporating the former site, the Global Healthcare Exchange site continues to feature news impacting those who provide medical equipment and supplies to the long term care industry.

HealthWorld Online's site gets a thumbs-up for the most creative home page, combining various elements such as health news, professional services and a referral network against a colorful backdrop. The list of 84 links to additional medical and health resources doesn't hurt, either.

Designed for health care industry leaders, offering industry news, new products and resources, and individual resources for various facets of the medical community, including long term care providers.

Chock full of facts about urinary incontinence and the latest literature, articles and products to aid people with this problem.

Brought to you by the American Federation for Aging Research, this site offers news, tips and expert opinions on how to have age happily or help others do so.

The Information and Referral Source Network site provides directory information and links to sites on the Internet for Human Services and associated information and referral, Health and Medical Services, disease centers and reports, prescription drug products and reference material, community health and Outreach programs, and published information on these subjects.

The Mayo Clinic's general reference site for information on diseases plaguing humanity and the latest efforts to treat them. Also includes an "Ask the Expert" feature and reviews of new medical literature.

Otherwise known as the Wound Care Information Network, this site bills itself as the premier Internet site for free and unbiased wound care information." Information is arranged based on classification of wound. Includes online forums and access to other resources such as new videotapes and info on upcoming industry events.

This site from Thompson Medical Economics offers updated releases on new medical products and industry developments, as well as links to 19 other Thompson health care-related Web pages.

A comprehensive list of medical equipment, consumables, and instruments and accessories available for the medical industry, as well as the latest news involving those items.

A free service to help people find health sciences information quickly and easily, allowing search by subject and location worldwide.

Recently retooled Web site for the National Association of Continence keeps up with legislation affecting continence care, and offers facts and treatment options for continence-troubled persons and their families.

The National Library of Medicine's Web site -- also known as PubMed -- provides access to more than 12 million MEOLINE citations going back to the mid-1960s and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.

Like the name implies, this site offers "a world of information on pain." Site includes an "ask the doctor" tool, abstracted articles from medical journals that cover various types of pain, links to pain clinics, an online research library and the latest breaking "pain news" from the medical community for patients and healthcare professionals.

Web site dedicated to keeping people up to date with the latest news on matters related to the long term care industry.

Billed as "The Long Term Care Information Supersite," features industry news releases, newsletters, a healthcare products marketplace and various special reports on long term care matters.

The newly launched United Ostomy Association Inc. Web site offers a wealth of info for anyone who wants to keep up with occurrences in the field of urinary or intestinal tract health. Features include an advocacy action page offering contact with lawmakers and national media, industry news by state, new products and upcoming events.

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society includes information on new nurse education programs and certification review courses, a review of new industry literature, upcoming events and meetings, and updates on legislative, regulatory and reimbursement issues.

An online resource for dressing materials and practical wound management information. Includes magazine articles, product news and medical information about various types of wounds.

A recently updated Web site for the Advances in Skin & Wound Care medical journal. The site features breaking news involving the wound care industry, as well as access to articles from the ASWC journal.

The Wound Care Institute's Web site offers primarily information for persons treating or battling diabetes and related illnesses. Includes a medical library on the subject and links to nearly 100 other sites for product information, management training, news and support organizations.
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Date:Jun 1, 2003
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