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point are not administrated by Warm Springs Medical Center,
and Warm Springs Medical Center is not responsible for
their content. This information is offered to you with the understanding
that it not be interpreted as medical or professional advice.
All medical information needs to be carefully reviewed with your
health care provider.
can use Hospital Compare to find hospitals and compare the
quality of their care.
information on Hospital Compare:
an emergency, you should go to the nearest hospital. When you
can plan ahead, discuss the information you find here with your
health care provider to decide which hospital will best meet
your health care needs.
Home Compare allows consumers to compare information about
nursing homes. It contains quality of care information on every
Medicare- and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country,
including over 15,000 nationwide.
Nursing homes aren't included on Nursing Home Compare if they
aren't Medicare- or Medicaid-certified. These Nursing Homes can
be licensed by the state. For information about nursing homes
not on Nursing Home Compare, contact your State
on Nursing Home Compare isnít an endorsement or advertisement
for any nursing home and should be considered carefully. Use it
with other information you gather about nursing homes
facilities. Talk to your doctor or other health care provider
about the information on Nursing Home Compare.
This is the national Library of Medicine's site for quality,
up-to-date, and reliable consumer health information, covering
hundreds of topics. Includes a full-text, illustrated medical
encyclopedia and a directory section where you can locate a medical
specialist. It also provides access to drug information, clinical
trials, and other directories. Information is listed alphabetically
so spelling of medical terms isn't a problem. Información
de salud in español.
FirstGov.gov is the official U.S. gateway to all government information.
The Health & Safety section provides resources for all Americans
regarding health, diseases, drugs, food and nutrition and consumer
Healthfinder, sponsored by the Department of Health and Human
Services (HHS), is a gateway to the vast amount of consumer health
information available from the federal government. This resource
is very easy to use. También en Español!
FamilyDoctor.org offers patient information handouts from the
American Academy of Family Physicians [AAFP] covering more than
250 health topics. También en Español!
from A to Z
A listing of disease and health topics from the Centers for Disease
Control & Prevention [CDC]. See also the CDC's "Health
Related Hoaxes & Rumors" section at http://www.cdc.gov/hoax_rumors.htm
Health Information Center
Women's health information provided by the Federal Government.
This website and toll-free call center was created to provide
FREE, reliable health information for women everywhere
KidsHealth provides doctor-approved health information about
children from before birth through adolescence. Created by The
Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media.
of Public Health [GDPH]
The GDPH is the lead agency entrusted by the people of the State
of Georgia with the ultimate responsibility for the health of
communities and the entire population. You can request vital records
(birth & death certificates), find information on current
diseases, and find out how to contact the health department in