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Carolinas HealthCare System
This section provides helpful resources related to specific topics. Learn more about how to evaluate medical information online.
GENERAL RESOURCES
• Consumer and Patient Health Information Section • UpToDate - evidence-based knowledge system
• Family Doctor • Understanding Lab results
• Medline Plus - a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine • Understanding risks and benefits of modern medicine
• National Cancer Institute at the National Institute of Health • Symptom Checkers - helping you understand your symptoms
TOPICS
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Alcohol Abuse Allergies/Asthma
Alcoholics Anonymous
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
B
Breast Cancer
American Society of Clinical Oncology
 Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool
C
Cancer COPD
• American Cancer Society
• American Society of Clinical Oncology
• Coping with COPD
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute - What is COPD?
Cholesterol Coronary Artery Disease
American Heart Association
Mediterranean Diet
American Heart Association
• National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - What is Coronary Heart Disease?
Colon Cancer
American Gastroenterological Association
American Society of Clinical Oncology
D
Diabetes Diarrhea/Constipation/IBS
American Diabetes Association
• How to Prepare for Your Diabetes Doctor Visit
Journey for Control Advancing Diabetes Education
American Gastroenterological Association
G
GERD
American Gastroenterological Association
H
Hypertension
American Heart Association Dash Diet - Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension (PDF)
M
Medical Preparation for Travel
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Travelers' Health
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Nutrition and Weight Loss
• Fooducate • Weight Watchers
• HealthCastle.com - Dietitians Nutrition Advice • Self Nutrition Data - Know What You Eat
• My Fitness Pal • Video reviewing My Fitness Pal and how to use it
• Nutrition.gov - Nutrition Information
O
Osteoporosis
National Osteoporosis Foundation
P
Prescription Assistance Prostate Cancer
Prescription Coupons American Society of Clinical Oncology
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Sleep Disorders Stress Management
• American Sleep Apnea Association
• National Sleep Foundation
• Sleep Education
• American Heart Association Stress Management
• Breathe2Relax
Headspace - meditation made simple
Smoking Cessation
• CDC I'm Ready to Quit
• Quitline NC
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