Health Information Links
- The goal at the Cord Blood Center is to provide expectant mothers and families the most relevant and up-to-date information on the benefits of umbilical cord blood. Donating cord blood is non-invasive and it can save the lives of children suffering from leukemia, lymphoma, and other blood-related disorders. Find out more at the Cord Blood Center website!
- To learn more about strokes, including the risk factors, symptoms and stroke prevention, click here.
- The Bone Marrow Department of Greater New York State can help you find a local bone marrow drive, register a drive, or help an individual set up a bone marrow registry drive. For more information, call 1-888-298-6571. You can also find out more at the National Marrow Donor Program website.
- Mesothelioma is a deadly disease caused by asbestos exposure, and has been known to affect people from all walks of life. Asbestos has been used in all sorts of jobsites where workers have contracted mesothelioma and been have been left helpless. Visit the Mesothelioma & Asbestos Awareness Center to find out more about Mesothelioma treatment or the Mesothelioma Cancer Center. Information is also available at Mesothelioma Web, one of the most comprehensive sites on mesothelioma, providing facts about palliative care, nutrition, and chemotherapy, as well as information on clinical trials. The Mesothelioma Group provides step-by-step guidance, caregiving support, and valuable resources and information, as is the Mesothelioma Help Now group.
- Pregnant women who are uninisured or underinsured may be eligible for medicaid assistance through our Prenatal Care Assistance Program. For information about enrolling in PCAP call (585) 593-1100, ext. 5490.
- Professionals and consumers turn to webmd for health information
- STD Testing Today provides fast, convenient and confidential testing for sexually transmitted disease. visit the STD Today website to find out more.
- ACCORD is a nonprofit organization providing family and community assistance services.
- The American Cancer Society is dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy, and service.
- *The American Heart Association is a voluntary health agency whose mission is to educate the public and reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
- Would you like to know more about alzheimers disease? Find information and resources at alz.org
- Want to find out if you are really as young as you feel? Just for fun, test your biological age!
- Information about kidney disease, hypertension, dialysis and related subjects can be found here.