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Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
From the Center for Disease Control, this webpage provides information about chronic illnesses. Chronic disease is the leading cause of disability and death in the United States. Find resources like statistics, fact sheets, and publications.
Chronic Pain-The Mighty
The chronic pain page from the Mighty houses articles, videos, and stories from people who have chronic pain. The Mighty allows anyone to share their story by signing up to be a contributor.
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is dedicated to helping individuals with cancer, as well as support research being done to fight cancer. On their website you will find information about specific cancers, support and treatment options, tips on staying healthy, and how you can get involved.
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation seeks to find a cure for cystic fibrosis and to help those who have cystic fibrosis live full lives. Their website has information on what cystic fibrosis is, living with cystic fibrosis, and information for care givers.
New York State Department of Health-Chronic Diseases and Conditions
This page from the New York State Department of Health lists common chronic diseases. You can click on a particular chronic disease and learn more about it.
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases supports research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases; the training of scientists to carry out and disseminate this research.
American Chronic Pain Association
The American Chronic Pain Association has offered pain management skills since 1980. They provide tools and resources that can help you communicate with your healthcare provider in order to get the most effective care.
MedLine Plus: Coping with a Chronic Illness
This webpage from Medline Plus includes resources that are useful to individuals who have a chronic illness or those who are affected in some way by chronic illness.
Healingwell.com is an online support group for various chronic illnesses. You can view user stories, chat in forums, and watch videos.