The American Academy of Dermatology is the largest, most influential and most representative of all dermatologic associations. With a membership of more than 14,000, it represents virtually all practicing dermatologists in the United States.
Miscellaneous Healthcare Organizations:
American Council for Headache EducationSite aims to empower and inform headache sufferers about the various causes and treatments of headaches so that an effective therapy can be achieved to aid them in achieving a better quality of life.
The American Council for Headache Education (ACHE) is a nonprofit patient-health professional partnership dedicated to advancing the treatment and management of headache and to raising the public awareness of headache as a valid, biologically based illness.
American Heart AssociationResources for healthcare professionals include: guidelines, clinical updates, scientific councils, continuing education, conference calendar, publications and statistics.
American Liver FoundationNonprofit organization that promotes liver health and disease prevention. ALF provides research, education and advocacy for those affected by liver-related diseases, including hepatitis.
American Lung AssociationOldest voluntary health organization in the United States. The American Lung Association fights lung disease in all its forms, with special emphasis on asthma, tobacco control and environmental health.
Arthritis FoundationOnly national not-for-profit organization that supports the more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions with advocacy, programs, services and research.
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), a not-for-profit organization founded in 1953, is the leading patient organization for people with asthma and allergies. AAFA develops health education, organizes state and national advocacy efforts and funds research to find better treatments and cures.
The National Stroke Association (NSA) is the only national organization in the United States that focuses 100% of its efforts on stroke.
Your Disease RiskSite collects the latest scientific evidence on disease risk factors into one easy-to-use tool and allows users to find out their risk of developing any of the five most important diseases in the United States.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of the 13 major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which is the principal agency in the United States government for protecting health and safety.
Office of Public Health and Science (OPHS) is under the direction of the Assistant Secretary for Health (ASH), who serves as the Secretary's primary advisor on matters involving the nation's public health.
Department of the Federal government provides information aimed at leading America to better health, safety, and well-being. Topics covered include: diseases & conditions, safety & wellness, drug and food information.
FDA's mission is: to promote and protect the public health by helping safe and effective products reach the market in a timely way, to monitor products for continued safety after they are in use, and to help the public get the accurate, science-based information needed to improve health.