The number of health-related web sites is vast. You need to be careful about the information presented. Below are some tips to keep in mind when considering the health information you find on the internet.

  • Internet sites and the information provided are not a substitute for seeing your medical provider.
  • Always verify the validity and accuracy of the information with your health care provider.
  • Verify that the information you are getting online is up-to-date!
  • Be practical. Keep in mind that if it sounds too good to be true, more than likely it is.
  • Understand that everyone is unique and that remedies that work for one individual may create an entirely different result for someone else.
  • Never offer information that identifies you unless you completely understand the web site's privacy policy.

The information presented by these links is in no way endorsed by or guaranteed by Cavalier County Memorial Hospital for accuracy.

HealthWatch.com A CBS managed site with more than thirty channels offering health news, important health tips and special features.

Healthfinder.gov This site features a Health Library with specific health information from A to Z, the latest Health News, a Daily Online Check-Up, Directory of Health Information Web sites, and information on recognizing medical scams.

National Library of Medicine This site features the world's largest medical library. You will also find the MedlinePlus database of research literature.

MayoClinic The famous Rochester, Minnesota institution's web site features extensive information about medical conditions and diseases, emergency care and prevention.

American Medical Association The web site of the American Medical Association features current news and updates from the Association's journal as well as information on policy issues. The Atlas of Anatomy and other health information are readable and useful.

North Dakota Long Term Care Association The North Dakota Long Term Care Association is a professional association of community and long term care providers who enhance the lives of people we serve through collaboration, education and advocacy.

North Dakota Healthcare Association North Dakota's association of licensed hospitals. The site contains information on policy issues impacting North Dakota's health care providers as well as links to other informative sites.

North Dakota Department of Human Services' Aging Services Division's web site is your one-stop connection to information about services that enhance independence, assure quality of life, and meet the unique needs of seniors and people with disabilities living in North Dakota and other states.