Specialty Sites - Cattell Memorial Library

This list is selective and limited to sites that the library staff has actually visited. Inclusion of a site does not imply that the library or Lahey Hospital & Medical Center endorses the content of that site nor does exclusion imply that a particular site is of no value. These links are meant as informational only and the library makes no guarantee as to the accuracy or relevance of the information. Some sites may contain information that is the opinion of the author/coordinator and not of your own physician. We recommend consulting your physician if you have any questions about your personal health.

Genetics Home Reference
This is the National Library of Medicine's web site for consumer information about genetic conditions.

Household Products Database
A database of health and safety information on household products brought to you by the National Library of Medicine.

Lab Tests Online
A patient-centered resource on clinical laboratory testing.

Needy Meds
This website was developed to assist people who can not afford to buy the drugs they need. It lists pharmaceutical company special program requirements, forms and procedures.

Office of Rare Diseases
Website of the National Institutes of Health Office of Rare Diseases. It includes information on more than 6000 rare diseases.

 Tools and Resources for Patients and Families 
Brought to you by the National Patient Safety Foundation.

 Health Topics from the NHLBI 

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has grouped together a collection of interactive health pages.

 FDA Recalls  

An online resource for federal recalls from the FDA.

 Disease Risk Index 

An educational site from the Harvard School of Public Health.