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The organizations and resources on this list address a variety of health topics.

Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality -
Information on quality health care.

AIDS Drug Assistance Program -
Help paying for drugs to treat HIV/AIDS.

American Academy of Pediatrics -
Information on children's health topics.

American Board of Medical Specialties -
Learn about different specialties and find out if a specialist is board certified.

American Cancer Society -
Learn about many kinds of cancer; find local support.

American Chronic Pain Association -
Information and resources for people with chronic pain.

American College of Surgeons -
Information on common operations and choosing a surgeon.

American Diabetes Association -
Information about diabetes, diet, exercise, weight loss, and prevention.

American Heart Association -
Information on heart disease and stroke.

American Lung Association -
Information on lung diseases; help making treatment decisions.

American Pregnancy Association -
Information on many aspects of pregnancy.

Arthritis Foundation -
Information on arthritis and related conditions; help finding local resources.

AT Network -
TTY - 1-800-900-0706
Information on equipment and assistive technology.

Best Buy Drugs -
Information to help you choose drugs with lower costs and higher safety and effectiveness.

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform -
Information and help for people living in a nursing home.

California AIDS Hotline -
Information on HIV/AIDS services.

California Association for Adult Day Services -
Information about adult day services and lists of centers serving adults with health care and/or supervision needs, including frail elders and persons with dementia, Alzheimer's, or multiple chronic health conditions.

California Dental Association -
Information on dental health and help finding a dentist or clinic that provides free or low-cost dental services.

California Department of Developmental Services
Services for children who have disabilities or are at risk of developing slowly.

California Department of Social Services -
In-Home Support Services and Home Care information.

California Foundation for Independent Living Centers -
TTY - 916-325-1695
Resources for people with disabilities.

California Healthcare Foundation -
Information about national health care costs and other health care policy issues.

California Hospital Association -
Find online or request a free Advance Health Care Directive form in English or Spanish.

California Immigrant Welfare Collaborative -
Information on health care benefits and rights for immigrants.

California Long-Term Care Search -
A guide to nursing homes, home health care, and hospice care.

California Office of Statewide Health Planning & Development (OSHPD) -
Information about hospital costs. List of each hospital's charges for common outpatient procedures (chargemaster).

California Pan-Ethnic Health Network -
Information and advocacy on health care policy for people from all cultural and linguistic groups.

California Partnership for Long-Term Care-
Information about long-term care insurance.

California Registry -
Information on nursing home, long-term, and hospice care.

California Smoker's Helpline
TTY 1-800-933-4833
Telephone and online help to stop smoking.
Resources to help you compare hospitals and long-term care facilities.

Cancer information (National Cancer Institute)-
Information and research on cancer treatments.

Cancer Legal Resource Center
Provides free and confidential information and resources on cancer-related legal issues to people with cancer, their families, friends, employers, health care professionals and others coping with cancer.

Center Watch -
Information on clinical trials.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -
Information on health and safety topics, including immunization guidelines, various diseases and conditions, and workplace safety.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) -
TTY 1-866-266-1819
Information on Medicare, Medicaid, and HIPAA.

Clinical trials -
Information on clinical trials.

County Medical Services Program (CMSP) -
Health care for low-income adults in 34 California counties.

Deaf Counseling, Advocacy and Referral Agency -
TTY- 1877-332-7288
Resources for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Disability Rights California -
TTY - 1-800-719-5798
Information and resources for people with disabilities.

Drug Digest -
Check for drug interactions.

Families USA
National organization that advocates for health care consumers. Information about health policy issues.

Family Caregiver Alliance -
Information and help for family caregivers.

Food and Drug Administration -
Information on prescription drugs, vitamins and herbs.

Go Ask Alice! - Columbia University-
Teens and adults ask questions about health. Answers are given by a team of Columbia University experts.

Health Center Finder (U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services) -
Find a health center that provides no-cost/low-cost care to the uninsured. Payment is based on your income and what you can afford.

Health Consumer Alliance -
Information in many languages on low-cost health care (Click on publications).

A portal to online information on health care and drug safety.

Hospital Bill Help -
Information to help you deal with hospital bills.

The Kaiser Family Foundation
Information and reports on health care policy issues.

KidsHealth -
Information on children's health.

Lab Tests Online -
Information about lab tests.

March of Dimes
Information on birth defects, premature birth, and newborn screenings.

Mayo Clinic -
Consumer information on many health topics.

Medline Plus -
Find health information online. Or call for telephone assistance.

Mental Health Association in California-
Information and advocacy for people with mental health problems.

My Family Health Portrait -
Create a family health history report.

My Health Resource -
Online guide to find health care services and programs in your community.

NAMI (National Association of the Mentally Ill)-
Information and support for people with mental health problems and families with seriously mentally ill relatives.

National Committee for Quality Assurance -
Information on quality health care and health plan standards.

National Guideline Clearinghouse -
Care guidelines for many health conditions.

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
Information, research, and clinical trials related to heart, lung, and blood diseases.

National Immunization Hotline
TTY 1-888-232-6348
Immunization guidelines.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney
Information, research and clinical trials related to diabetes, digestive and kidney disorders.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Information and research related to stroke and neurological disorders.

National Institute on Aging -
TTY 1-800-222-4225
Information for seniors.

National Institutes of Health -
Information on many health issues.

NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center -
Information and research on osteoporosis.

Poison Action Line -
Help for victims of poisoning. Fast, free, and expert treatment advice and referral over the phone in case of exposure to poisonous or toxic substances.

Su Familia
1-866-783-2645 (National Hispanic Family Health Helpline)
1-877-658-8896 (Cuidando con cariño/Compassionate Care Helpline)
1-800-504-7081 (National Hispanic Prenatal Helpline)
Information and referrals in Spanish to local health clinics.

Health Plan Problems?

Call 1-888-466-2219

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