Resources

Multicare Associates is dedicated to helping patients in all aspects of wellness. For your convenience, this page contains a multitude of resources and links to web sites with more information on your most common health concerns.

Cancer Resources

Breast Cancer - The National Women's Health Resource Center website has a pull-down menu for many health concerns, including breast cancer. Use the link and pull down "Breast Cancer" to read more. www.healthywomen.org/content.cfm?L1=3 This link will open in a new browser window

Cervical Cancer - The National Cervical Cancer Coalition website has much information relating to cervical cancer. Browse their site for more information on prevention, screening success and research. www.nccc-online.org This link will open in a new browser window

Colorectal Cancer - See the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website for their fact sheet. www.cdc.gov/cancer/colorctl/colorect.htm This link will open in a new browser window

Testicular Cancer - MedlinePlus, a service of the NLM and the NIH, is a good resource on cancers and many other health topics. It contains basic information with links to greater detail. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/testicularcancer.html This link will open in a new browser window


Child and Family Resources

Healthy Start - Check out the Anoka County Children & Family Council web site for family services resources and parenting information. Their mission is to "nurture collaborative efforts by building bridges and networks between people and agencies who share a vision of a healthier community for children and families." www.HealthyStartAnokaCounty.org This link will open in a new browser window

Diabetes Resources

Refer to the American Diabetes Association website. Use the navigation tools in the upper left corner of their site to go to specific information. www.diabetes.org This link will open in a new browser window


Diet and Nutrition Resources

Dietary Nutrition Supplements - for current information relating to dietary supplements, use this link to visit the QuackwatchSM web site. They advertise as "Your Guide to Health Fraud, Quackery, and Intelligent Decisions." www.quackwatch.com This link will open in a new browser window

National Institutes of Health - Office of Dietary Supplements web site, check under Health Information. dietary-supplements.info.nih.gov This link will open in a new browser window

Rheumatology - the American College of Rheumatology has a website that includes fact sheets. www.rheumatology.org/patients/factsheets.html This link will open in a new browser window


Foundations Resources

American Cancer Society www.cancer.org This link will open in a new browser window
American Dietetic Association www.eatright.org This link will open in a new browser window
American Heart Association www.Americanheart.org This link will open in a new browser window
Mayo Foundation www.mayohealth.org This link will open in a new browser window
Multiple Sclerosis Society www.nmss.org This link will open in a new browser window
National Osteoporosis Foundation www.nof.org This link will open in a new browser window


Professional Associations

American Academy of Family Practice www.aafp.org This link will open in a new browser window
American Academy of Pediatrics www.aap.org This link will open in a new browser window
American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology www.acog.org This link will open in a new browser window


Women's Health

Bone Density Screening (DEXA Scan) - The radiology department at Multicare Associates offers bone density screening at the Fridley clinic. Use this link to read more about Dual Energy X-ray Absorptionmetry (DEXA) scan and its value in diagnostic medicine. BoneDensityScreening.pdf This link will open in a new browser window

Female Sexual Dysfunction - A fact sheet relating to symptoms, possible causes and effects of sexual dysfunction. FemaleSexualDysfunction.pdf This link will open in a new browser window

Group B Beta Streptococcus - A fact sheet from the Multicare Associates Obstetrics department information relating to the infection. GBBS.pdf This link will open in a new browser window

Infertility - Definition, cause, and diagnostic methods relating to infertility. Infertility.pdf This link will open in a new browser window

Migraine and Headache Disorders - A fact sheet from the Multicare Associates Obstetrics and Gynecology department about treatment options for headaches and migraines. Migraine.pdf This link will open in a new browser window

Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy - Suggestions for activity, diet, and over-the-counter relief to help get through this early pregnancy problem. Nausea.pdf This link will open in a new browser window