Health & Wellness

Allegheny County Health Department
The official site of the Allegheny County Health Department contains current news on all local health topics.

Allegheny County Rx
Allegheny County Rx provides a prescription discount card that can be used by all Allegheny County residents and offers an average savings of 22% off the retail price of commonly prescribed drugs.

Alzheimer's Foundation of America
The Alzheimer's Foundation of America provides information regarding Alzheimer's disease and resources to help caregivers.

Center for Healthy Aging
The mission of the University of Pittsburgh's Center for Healthy Aging is to promote healthy lifestyles and disease prevention in the older adult population of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania through education, research, and public service.

Clinical Trials
A registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. Clinical Trials gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details.

Hearing Loss Association of America
The Hearing Loss Association of America is the leading membership and advocacy organization for Americans with hearing loss issues.

Medicare Online Service
This is the official U.S. government Medicare website which contains information and resources for people with Medicare.

Medicare Nursing Home Comparison
Compare nursing homes in your area with the online nursing home comparison from Medicare.

Medicare Rights Center
The Medicare Rights Center is a nonprofit consumer service organization that works to ensure access to affordable health care for older adults and people with disabilities through counseling and advocacy, educational programs and public policy initiatives.

MedLine Plus
Medline Plus is a good place to start when you need answers. It is a gold mine of good health information from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine.

Pennsylvania Fair Care
Pennsylvania's health plan for uninsured adults with pre-existing conditions. This temporary plan offers insurance for those eligible until federal health insurance reform takes place in 2014. The Pennsylvania Fair Care is available on a first come basis, apply online. For questions call 888-767-7015.

Patient Inform
Patient Inform provides patients and their caregivers access to some of the most up-to-date, reliable and important research available about the diagnosis and treatment of specific diseases.

WebMD
WebMD is one of the best sites for general consumer information on health-related issues and advice.