|Patient Health Resources|
The following are links to information and resources provided by various sources. The information may concern both general and specific health topics. OPSC does not assume responsibility for the content of other websites and a listing here does not indicate endorsement by OPSC.
Administration On Aging
Seeks to develop a system of home and community based services that helps elderly individuals maintain their health and independence.
Support group for people who wish to stop drinking or stay sober.
Advocates, educates and funds research projects related to Alzheimer's disease.
American Cancer Society
Cancer facts, tips on coping with the disease, the latest research and what to do to stay healthy.
American Social Health Association
Resources for sexual health.
Arthritis & Glucosamine Information Center
Information on arthritis and glucosamine, the latest glucosamine research, details on arthritis medications and treatments, and tips for effectively managing your arthritis and joint pain.
California Consumer Assistance Program - Department of Managed Health Care
Assistance with finding health coverage and with health plan grievances and appeals.
California Department of Insurance
Assistance with health insurance problems for non-managed care plans.
California Department of Managed Health Care
Resource for Californian's seeking health care information.
California Diabetes Program
Resources for people who are living with diabetes or are at risk.
California HIV/AIDS Service Referrals
Website provided by the California Department of Public Health, Office of AIDS, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Prevention Information Network to help individuals find HIV testing, care & treatment, and support services in their local areas.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Information on health risks and diseases ranging from seasonal flu to Ebola.
Dairy Council of California
Offers a variety of nutrition education for children and adults through health professional pieces.
The Melanoma Patient's Information Page
A comprehensive site for melanoma patients with information on the latest available therapies and research. Includes a searchable database for clinical trial abstracts, a bulletin board, and a chat room.
Health news and information, a physician directory, support groups for various medical conditions.