Links to Health-Related Sites


Use this link to access the Grossmont College Library's data base


Use this link for Google's search engine for scientific and scholarly information:


  • General Health sites
  • Sports Nutrition & General Nutrition
  • Cancer & Diabetes
  • Heart & Lung Disease
  • Eating Disorders
  • STDs
  • Substance Abuse / Support Groups

General Health sites

American Medical Association 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

USA Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion  
National Institutes of Health

National Institutes of Health Medline
Journal of the American Medical Association  
American Health Care Association 
   US Dept of Health & Human Services

World Health Organization

Columbia University

Health fraud watchdog

President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sport
Suicide Prevention Resource

Sports Nutrition and General Nutrition
Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition (this is a GREAT site to start your supplement research)
Google's search engine for scientific and scholarly information

Gatorade Sports Science Institute

Sports Science
American College of Sports Medicine
American Council on Science & Health
USA Anti-doping Agency
Journal of Sports Science & Medicine
Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine
Site on health/nutrition fraud
Your personal nutritional recommendations guide
The Physician and Sports Medicine journal
USA Food and Drug Administration
Center for Science in the Public Interest

American Dietetic Association

Cancer & Diabetes

American Cancer Society 
University of Pennsylvania

American Diabetes Association
Mesothelioma Group (lung cancer)
Mesothelioma Guide (lung cancer)
Mesothelioma (lung cancer) Awareness Center  
Umbilical cord blood is a rich source of stem cells can be used to treat various diseases.


Heart & Lung Disease

American Heart Association

American Lung Association
Mesothelioma Awareness Center
Mesothelioma Group
Mesothelioma Guide

Eating Disorders

site for eating disorder research


Centers for Disease Control
HIV/AIDS information from University of Indiana
American Social Health Association

Substance Abuse / Support Groups
Alcohol abuse support group

US Dept of Health & Human Services

Narcotics abuse support group
Gambling support group information
Codependent support group information
support group for adults who grew up with an addicted parent(s)
 support group for families of alcoholics
support group for teenagers who have an alcoholic parent(s)

resources for addiction recovery
addiction info and referral to recovery resources