Resource Center

Web Resources


The Web contains a wealth of resources. Using any of the common search engines, for example Yahoo, MSN, or Google, with search terms such as “allergen” or “bronchodilator” will produce a very robust listing for your review. In general, you should be cautious of information presented on the Web since anyone can host a Web site and present information. Your healthcare provider can guide your search for trustworthy sites. This listing is by no means complete but is presented for your convenience.

  • Center of Excellence for Medical Multimedia (CEMM)

    The CEMM is a dynamic initiative from the Office of the Surgeon General aimed at supplying the most powerful interactive technologies available to Medical Treatment Facilities (MTF), Health and Wellness Centers (HAWC), and TRICARE civilian medical facilities.

  • CEMM Library

    If you are a patient, we have resources and tools to help you understand medical information. If you are a healthcare provider or educator, we provide your patients with dynamic tools to help them understand their healthcare needs.

  • The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

    The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is a division of the National Institute of Health, providing leadership for a national program in diseases of the heart, blood vessels, lung, and blood; blood resources; and sleep disorders. Since October 1997, the NHLBI has also had administrative responsibility for the NIH Woman's Health Initiative.

  • American Lung Association┬«

    The mission of the American Lung Association® is to prevent lung disease and promote lung health.

    The American Lung Association® is the oldest voluntary health organization in the United States, with a National Office and constituent and affiliate associations around the country. Founded in 1904 to fight tuberculosis, the American Lung Association® today fights lung disease in all its forms, with special emphasis on asthma, tobacco control and environmental health.

  • The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA)

    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 provides practical information, community based services and support through a national network of chapters and support groups. AAFA develops health education, organizes state and national advocacy efforts and funds research to find better treatments and cures.

  • The National Center for Health Statistics

    The National Center for Health Statistics' Web site is a rich source of information about America’s health. As the nation’s principal health statistics agency, they compile statistical information to guide actions and policies to improve the health of our people. They are a unique public resource for health information — a critical element of public health and health policy.

  • KidsHealth

    KidsHealth is the largest and most-visited site on the Web, providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence. Created by The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media, the award-winning KidsHealth provides families with accurate, up-to-date, and jargon-free health information they can use.

  • NHLBI Resources

  • Non-NHLBI Resources