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There are many state and national websites providing healthcare information for the general public.  For your convenience, we have listed some of the most helpful sites below:

General    Gallbladder   Heart   Maternity   Orthopedic   Pneumonia     

General

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov

Check Your Health
http://www.checkyourhealth.org

HealthFinder®
http://www.healthfinder.gov/

Healthy Lifestyles
http://health.utah.gov/html/healthy_lifestyles.html

Indicator Based Information System for Public Health (IBIS)
http://ibis.health.utah.gov/home/welcome.html

MyHealthCare in Utah
http://health.utah.gov/myhealthcare

National Library of Medicine (MedlinePlus)
http://medlineplus.gov/

Utah CheckPoint System
http://www.utcheckpoint.org

Utah PricePoint System
http://www.utpricepoint.org

Gallbladder

American College of Gastroenterology
http://www.acg.gi.org/patients/patientinfo/gallbladder.asp    

American College of Surgeons
http://www.facs.org/public_info/operation/brochures/cholecystectomy.pdf

American Gastroenterological Association
http://www.gastro.org/wmspage.cfm?parm1=688

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC)
http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
http://www.gallbladder-surgery.info/
 
Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

http://www.sls.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3411

Heart

American Heart Association
http://www.americanheart.org/

National Lung Association
http://www.lungusa.org/

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/actintime/index.htm

Society of Thoracic Surgeons
http://www.sts.org/sections/patientinformation/adultcardiacsurgery/

Maternity

American Academy of Pediatrics
http://www.aap.org/parents.html

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
http://www.acog.org/

March of Dimes
http://www.marchofdimes.com/pnhec/pnhec.asp

National Women’s Health Information Center
http://www.4woman.gov/pregnancy/

Utah Department of Health, Reproductive Health Program
http://health.utah.gov/rhp/

Orthopedic

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/main.cfm

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
http://www.aahks.org/index.asp/fuseaction/patients.main

National Arthritis Foundation
http://www.arthritis.org/

Utah Department of Health Arthritis Program
http://health.utah.gov/arthritis/

Pneumonia

American Lung Association (National)
http://www.lungusa.org/site/pp.asp?c=dvLUK9O0E&b=35691

American Lung Association (Utah Chapter)
http://www.lungusa2.org/utah/index.html

Utah Air Quality Index
http://www.cleanair.utah.gov/

Utah Department of Health, Immunization Program
http://www.immunize-utah.org/index.html

Utah Department of Health, Asthma Program
http://health.utah.gov/asthma

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