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AccessDNA                                                                                            Contains information on hundreds of genetic disorders, genetic tests, and providers.

AAP Primer on Sickle Cell Disease Screening                                   American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement on health services for sickle cell disorders.

Aetna InteliHealth - Genetic Testing Guide                                          Information on genetics, genetic testing, and some genetic disorders for which testing is available.

AllRefer Health, a medical and health information database              
General health information database with links to specific disorders.

CDC’s Public Health Genomics Genetic Testing Page                                Information on genetic testing.

Chromosomal Variations in Man - Online Database                              Searchable database containing information on chromosome abnormalities.

My Family Health Portrait                                                                         A Family History Tool from the Surgeon General                                                                                           Information for genetics education from Pre-K on.

Genetics Education Materials Database (GemDatabase)                          Searchable database of genetics educational materials

Genetics Home Reference - A Guide to Understanding Genetic Conditions                                                                                            Includes a database of genetic conditions, genes, and chromosomes and a handbook on genetics.

Healthy People 2010                                                                         National program on preventable health threats.

HRSA/Maternal and Child Health Library                                                Virtual guide to maternal and child health information.

Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Thesaurus                                          Standardized health vocabulary for searching MCH information.

National Human Genome Research Institute Glossary of Genetic Terms  A talking glossary of genetic terms providing definitions and pronunciation.

Newborn Screening.Com                                                                         Newborn screening news and disorder profiles.

NHGRI - National Human Genome Research Institute Policy Database  
Federal policy and legislation database relating to human genetics.

NIH-Genetic Information on the Web                                                      Information on genomics, health and patient support organizations and resources through the National Institute of Health.

NOAH - New York Online Access to Health                                          General Health database with topics organized by category or alphabetically.

NORD - National Organization of Rare Disorders                                   Contains a database of information for rare disorders.

OMIM Database- Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man                      Catalog of human genes and genetic disorders with summaries of the research available for each one.

Organizations for Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders                          Listing of Endocrine and Metabolic disease related organizations.

PeriStats- March of Dimes                                                               Perinatal Data and Information on newborn screening sponsored by the March of Dimes

State Health Facts                                                                                   State health profiles and demographic information from Kaiser Family Foundation

The New Genetics CD-ROM Series                                                      A multi-media CD-ROM for those interested in the impact of genetics and genomics on health care and society.

University of Kansas Medical Center Glossary of Genetic Terms     Glossary compiled by the Genetics Education Center

University of Rochester Medical Center Division of Genetics           Brochures and Fact Sheets on Hemoglobinopathies

US Department of Energy Virtual Library for Genetics                             Database containg links to genome information for multiple species.

Weizmann Institute of Science GeneCards Database                     Database of human genes that includes genomic, proteomic and transcriptomic information





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