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General Medicine/Health:

Antibiotics
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/antibiotics.html

Coping With the Coughing, Aching, Sniffling of a Cold
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/commoncold.html

Alzheimer’s Disease
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/alzheimersdisease.html

Congestive Heart Failure
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000158.htm

Coronary Artery Disease
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/cad/

Diabetes Basics
http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/

Understanding Erectile Dysfunction
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/erectiledysfunction.html

Fibromyalgia
http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Fibromyalgia/default.asp

High blood pressure / hypertension
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/highbloodpressure.html

High Cholesterol
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/hbc/

Kidney Disease
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/kidneydiseases.html

Common Laboratory Tests
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/laboratorytests.html

Migraine Headaches
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001728/

Prostate Cancer
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/prostate

Vitamins and Minerals
http://www.cdc.gov/nutrition/everyone/basics/vitamins/index.html

Health Issues for Women:

Abnormal/Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000903.htm

Breast Cancer
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/breast

Cervical Dysplasia
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0002461/

Fibroids
http://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/uterine-fibroids.html

Premenstrual Syndrome
http://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/premenstrual-syndrome.html

Ovarian Cysts
http://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/ovarian-cysts.cfm

Gastroenterology:

What is a gastroenterologist?
http://patients.gi.org/what-is-a-gastroenterologist/

Information for Patients about Digestive Diseases from the NIH
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/digestivediseases.html

Digestive Health Tips
http://patients.gi.org/topics/digestive-health-tips/

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/ibs/

Fecal occult blood testing
http://labtestsonline.org/understanding/analytes/fecal-occult-blood/tab/test

Gastroenterology Procedures:

Upper Endoscopy
http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/upperendoscopy/

Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/sigmoidoscopy/

Colonoscopy
http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/colonoscopy/

What is ERCP?
http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/ercp/

Gastric Cancer
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/stomach

Colon Cancer
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/colon-and-rectal

Esophageal Cancer
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/esophageal

Pancreatic Cancer
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/pancreatic

Gastroenterology Articles of General Interest:

Gas in the Digestive Tract
http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/gas/index.aspx

Lactose Intolerance
http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/lactoseintolerance/index.aspx

Pancreatitis
http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/pancreatitis/index.aspx

Inflammatory Bowel Disorders:

Crohn’s Disease
http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/crohns/index.aspx

Medications For Inflammatory Bowel Disease
http://www.ccfa.org/resources/types-of-medications.html

Ulcerative Colitis
http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/colitis/index.aspx

Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders:

Heartburn, Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER), and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/gerd/

Barrett’s Esophagus
http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/barretts/index.aspx

Peptic Ulcers and H. Pylori
http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/hpylori/index.aspx

Liver Disease
http://www.liverfoundation.org/abouttheliver/info/

Hepatitis B Information
http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/hepb_ez/

Hepatitis C virus (HCV)
http://hepc.liverfoundation.org/

Hemochromatosis
http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/hemochromatosis/index.aspx

Pulmonary Medicine Links:

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or emphysema) Management Tools
http://www.lung.org/lung-disease/copd/living-with-copd/copd-management-tools.html

Asthma information for children and adults
http://www.lung.org/lung-disease/asthma/

Asthma Management
http://www.acaai.org/allergist/asthma/asthma-treatment/management/pages/default.aspx

What Is Bronchoscopy?
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/bron/

Pulmonary Rehabilitation
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/pulreh/

Sarcoidosis
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/sarc/

Pulmonary Fibrosis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001134/

Tobacco Use/Smoking Cessation
http://smokefree.gov/

Disclaimer:

Care has been taken to ensure that the information in these links is generally reliable, however we cannot assume responsibility for verifying the absolute accuracy of the information on any of our links. The information in these links is intended for general guidance only. Grand Valley Medical Specialists disclaims for itself for all responsibility for any mis-statements or for consequences of actions taken by any person while acting on information contained herein.

Physicians and patients must make their own decisions about therapy according to the individual circumstances of each case.