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Veterans Memorial Hospital
Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon has been serving Allamakee County and the surrounding areas for over 50 years.  Despite all of the changes that have been made in the last few years, the one thing that has always remained the same is the quality care delivered with integrity by all members of our health care team.

Gundersen Lutheran
From family care to cancer, and broken bones to broken hearts, the professionals at Gundersen Lutheran can help. This is high quality healthcare, delivered as close to your home as possible. It's a system of caring family doctors and premier specialists in areas such as Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders, Eye Institute, Heart Institute, Neuroscience Center, Orthopaedics & Women's Health.

Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN)
Mayo Clinic is the first and largest integrated group practice in the world. Doctors from every medical specialty work together to care for patients, joined by common systems and a philosophy of "the needs of the patient come first." More than 2,500 physicians and scientists and 42,000 allied health staff work at Mayo Clinic, which has sites in Rochester, Minn., Jacksonville, Fla., and Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz. Collectively, the three locations treat more than half a million people each year.

Kidshealth
Sponsored by the DuPont Hospital for Children, Kidshealth is divided into three sections:  kids, parents, and professionals.  The kids' section is devoted to the child patient and includes feelings and changes, food and fitness, kids only closet, my health, and my body.  The parents' section covers behavioral and development, childhood infections, community center, healthy kids, nutrition and fitness, and safety.

MayoHealth
This site is provided by the Mayo Clinic and covers the following resources:  cancer center, diet and nutrition, heart center, pregnancy and children, medicine center, and women's health.  You can even search for a drug name or look up a word in the online glossary.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is a US government site offering health information for the international traveler such as disease outbreaks and vaccination information.  Offers health information on diseases, health risks, prevention guidelines, and strategies.

Healthfinder
Healthfinder, a consumer health and human services site, is sponsored by the US government and "can lead you to selected online publications, clearinghouses, databases, web sites, and support and self-help groups, as well as the government agencies and not for profit organizations that produce reliable information for the public."

Medline
Medline, a database provided by the National Library of Medicine, contains bibliographic citations to medical, nursing, dentistry, vet medicine, and health care.  This database is geared to the health professional and is searchable by topic, journal, and author.

RxList
This internet drug index provides the top 200, prescribed drugs, and a keyword drug search.  You an find out the drug category, brand names, cost of therapy, box warning, description, chemical pharmacology, indications and usage, contraindications, warnings, precautions, adverse reactions, over dosage, dosage and administration, references, patient package inserts, and how supplied for a given drug.

MedicineNet
Provides information on diseases and treatments, pharmacy, medical dictionary, ask the experts, first aid information, poison control centers, medical news archives, health facts archives, and hot topics.

FDA
Sponsored by the Food and Drug Administration, this site covers foods, human drugs, biologics, animal drugs, cosmetics, medical devices, freedom of information, children and tobacco, toxicology research, and medical products reporting.


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