Health Directory

Shore Medical Center is committed to providing the most reliable medical information available.

Browse the links below to find the information you need on a specific health topic.





Alzheimers Disease

Alzheimers Association

The place for answers about Alzheimers disease, including caring for a loved one with Alzheimers.

Alzheimers Disease Education & Referral Center

Wide-ranging information on Alzheimers from the National Institute on Aging.


Arthritis Health Links

Arthritis Foundation

Resources for patients and health professionals.


Cancer Health Links

Breast Cancer

National Cancer Institutes patient-friendly information on all aspects of breast cancer.

Cancer Clinical Trials

National Cancer Institutes patient-friendly information and searchable website focusing on cancer clinical trials.

Colon Cancer

National Cancer Institutes patient-friendly site on all aspects of colon and rectal cancer.

Comprehensive Cancer Information - American Cancer Society

American Cancer Societys website with information on most cancers.

Comprehensive Cancer Information - Cancer Care

Cancer Care is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide free professional help to people with all cancers through counseling, education, information and referral, and direct financial assistance.

Comprehensive Cancer Information OncoLink

The Webs first cancer resource, OncoLink provides comprehensive cancer information on cancer types, resources and treatments.

Informacion de Cancer en Espanol

Informacion de cancer en Espanol en CancerNet, National Cancer Institute.

Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer Online is a gateway to lung cancer resources for the benefit of lung cancer patients and their families.

Lung Cancer

Alliance for Lung Cancers website for patients and families.


Lymphoma Research Foundation of Americas comprehensive website for patients.

Ovarian Cancer

National Cancer Institutes patient-friendly site for ovarian cancer patients and their families.

Ovarian Cancer

Womens Cancer Network of the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation.

Prostate Cancer

This comprehensive site is sponsored by Zero - The Project to End Prostate Cancer.

Skin Cancer Foundation

The Skin Cancer Foundations website offers information and support for the many different forms of skin cancer.



American Association of Retired Persons

Good fact sheets on many important caregiving issues; nice links to other sites.

Family Caregiver Alliance

Click on "Fact Sheets" then Health Conditions for disease specific caregiving tips.



Connecting Family and Friends When Health Matters MostWhat is CaringBridge?

Free, personalized websites that connect family and friends during a serious health event. CaringBridge makes it easier to share health updates and receive messages of love and support. Visit the CaringBridge website to learn more and to get started CaringBridge


Childrens Health

Kids Health for Parents

Website sponsored by the Nemours Foundation, a nonprofit organization devoted to childrens health.


Community Resources

NJ 2-1-1

NJ 2-1-1 can help you find solutions to personal needs by informing you of resources in your community.


Complementary Therapies

National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine

Guide to complementary medicine by the National Center for CAM, a division of the National Institutes of Health.

Mayo Clinics Drugs and Supplements

Provided by the National Standard in cooperation with the Mayo Clinic, use the Supplement Information section to find out about medicinal herbs, vitamins and supplements.

MedlinePlus Drugs and Supplements

Click on Drugs and Supplements on the left-side menu. Find other complementary therapy information by clicking on Health Topics, then Alternative Medicine



American Diabetes Association

Internationally recognized diabetes information.

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse

Content rich web site on diabetes, including some easy to read items.


Diseases & Conditions


One stop shopping health website from the National Library of Medicine.

Family Doctor

Patient and family health information from the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Health Finder

Health information from the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services.


Emergency Preparedness

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Every kind of emergency is addressed on this website.


Prepare. Plan. Stay Informed on this website.


En Espanol - Spanish Language Health Information

MedlinePlus en Espanol

Informacion en Espanol. Spanish language portals to the content-rich MedlinePlus.

Informacion en Espanol de la Academia Americana de Medicos de Familia

Condiciones de la A a la Z.

Cancer en Espanol - NCI

Instituto Nacional del Cancer.

La Asociacin Americana de la Diabetes

Informacion en Espanol.

Healthfinder en Espanol en espaol le ofrece la informacin ms actualizada para que usted y sus seres queridos se mantengan saludables.

Centros para el Control y la Prevencion de Enfermedades

Su fuente confiable de informacion sobre salud en internet.


Health Insurance

AARP American Association of Retired Persons

Information on Medicare & choosing health insurance coverage.


The official U.S. governments website for Medicare information.

Healthy Access Database

Helps uninsured patients obtain health coverage by providing state-by-state lists of insurance options, including contact information provided by the National Association of Health Underwriters


Heart Disease

American Heart Association

Heart Disease, Heart Attack, Stroke information and more.

Heart Failure Online

Practical advice about living with heart failure.


Infectious Diseases

Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC provides information on infectious diseases, travelers health and immunizations.


Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Health Information

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - LGBT

Health information for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender individuals.

MedlinePlus Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Health

LGBT health information from the National Library of Medicine.

PFLAG - Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays

Support and advocacy for parents, families and friends of LGBT individuals.


Medical Tests & Procedures

MedlinePlus Drug Information

Click on Drugs & Supplements on the left sidebar menu to use the National Library of Medicines patient-friendly guide to prescription and over- the-counter drugs.


Medication Information

Diagnostic Imaging (X-Ray)

National Library of Medicines information on diagnostic imaging or x-ray procedures for patients, family and the general public.

Lab Tests Online

Information on medical tests and procedures written for the public by laboratory professionals.

Laboratory Tests

National Library of Medicines laboratory tests for patients, family and the general public.


Mens Health

MedlinePlus Mens Health

General health information for men provided by the National Library of Medicine.


Mental Health

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Choose For Families from the top menu for a wealth of information on child and teen mental health issues.

National Institute of Mental Health

Comprehensive mental health information. Choose "Mental Health Topics" from the Health & Outreach pull-down menu.

National Mental Health Association

Click on the Health Information tab on the top of the page.



American Dietetic Association

Click on the Food and Nutrition Information tab for nutrition fact sheets.

Food and Nutrition Information Center

Comprehensive consumer friendly nutrition information from the National Agriculture Library.

Office of Dietary Supplements NIH

Information on vitamins and supplements for consumers from the Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health. Choose the "Health Information" tab.


Prescription Drug Help

Everyones Rx

Everyones Rx helps provide American Brand Name medications to U.S. residents who financially qualify.


Through this program, people who financially qualify can get more than 50 generic medications that treat a wide range of conditions including diabetes, asthma, heart disease and depression. People may use Rx Outreach even if they receive medicines through another discount program.


Sleep Health & Disorders

National Sleep Foundation

Comprehensive, interactive sleep health site.

American Sleep Apnea Association

Website devoted to sleep apnea. Helpful links to other sites.



National Stroke Association

Prevention, treatment, rehab and survivorship issues.



American College of Surgeons

Offers information on common surgeries for patients.


Teen Health


Comprehensive teen health website sponsored by the Nemours Foundation, a nonprofit organization devoted to youth health.

Teen Health

Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center offers this site for teens.


Tobacco & Health

Smokefree provides free, accurate, evidence-based information and professional assistance to help support the immediate and long-term needs of people trying to quit smoking.

Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention - Tobacco

Smoking and tobacco health information.


Womens Health

National Womens Health Information Center

Comprehensive womens health site from the National Institutes of Health.

National Womens Health Resource Center

Womens health information, news and healthy living tips.