Health & Wellness
The offical site of the Allegheny County Health Department containing current news on all local health topics.
A prescription discount card that can be used by all Allegheny County residents and offers an average savings of 22% off the retail price of commonly prescribed drugs.
Information regarding Alzheimer's disease and resources to help caregivers.
The mission of the University of Pittsburgh's "Center for Healthy Aging" is to promote healthy lifestyles and disease prevention in the older adult population of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania through education, research, and public service.
A registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. ClinicalTrials.gov gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details.
Contains basic information on common, health conditions, includes news feeds, a question-and-answer column, and has a professional section with current studies on aging.
Leading membership and advocacy organization for Americans with hearing loss issues.
The Official U.S. Government Site for People with medicare.
Compare nursing homes in your area.
Official site for the nonprofit consumer service organization that works to ensure access to affordable health care for older adults and people with disabilities through counseling and advocacy, educational programs and public policy initiatives.
A good place to start when you need answers. A goldmine of good health information from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine.
The National Senior Games Association is the national organization that spearheads the senior games movement, sanctioning and coordinating efforts of senior games organizations across the country.
Pennsylvania's health plan for uninsured adults with pre-existing conditions. This temporary plan offers insurance for those eligible until federal health insurance reform takes place in 2014. PA Fair Care is available on a first come basis, apply online. For questions call 888-767-7015.
Provides patients and their caregivers access to some of the most up-to-date, reliable and important research available about the diagnosis and treatment of specific diseases.
One of the best sites for general consumer information on health-related issues and advice.