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Translation
English - Chinese Medical Dictionary
English / Chinese Translator:WorldLingo

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Collections of General Health Information
Common Health Topics:NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, AU [large collection]
Health Files:Government of British Columbia [collection of articles] [English]
Health Information for Patients:Tufts University [large collection] [links to foreign & English articles]
Health Information Translations:Ohio State University Medical Center [Simplified Chinese] [192 bilingual articles]
Health Information Translations:Ohio State University Medical Center [Traditional Chinese] [154 bilingual articles]
Institute of Medical Information & Library [website, no English]
Men's Health Programme:Hong Kong Department of Health [trilingual website] [Tutorial]
EthnoMed:Harborview Medical Center [multiple articles] [links to foreign & English articles]
Merck Manual of Medical Information, Home Edition [English (similar information, not direct translation)] [Tutorial]
Health Information in Simplified Chinese:MedlinePlus
Health Information in Traditional Chinese:MedlinePlus

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Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia
Alzheimer's Disease:Family Caregiver Alliance [English]
Alzheimer's Disease, Early Stage:Family Caregiver Alliance [English]
Dementia:Alzheimer Scotland [English]
Dementia:Hong Kong Alzheimer's Disease Association [English]
Dementia:Family Caregiver Alliance [English]
Dementia Information:Alzheimer's Australia [English]

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Cancer
General Information
American Cancer Society – California Chinese Unit
Asian Pacific Islander Cancer Education Materials Tool:American Cancer Society
Cancer Publications:Canadian Cancer Society [English]
China Anti-Cancer Association [website, no English except information about the Association]]
Five Lifesaving Things You Can Do:American Cancer Society [bilingual]
Guide to Living with Cancer:American Cancer Society [bilingual]
Taking Control (Reducing Cancer Risk):American Cancer Society [English]
Blood-Related Cancers
Leukemias, Lymphomas and Myeloma:Leukaemia Foundation of Australia [English]
Myeloma Information & Treatment:International Myeloma Foundation [English] [Tutorial]
Colorectal Cancer
Colon Cancer (Prevention and Early Detection):Federation of Chinese Medical Societies [English]
Colon Testing Can Save Your Life:American Cancer Society [English]
Women's Cancers
Cancer Facts for Women:American Cancer Society [English]
Breast Cancer (Early Detection):Federation of Chinese Medical Societies [English]
Breast Cancer Screening (Mammograms):FDA [English]
Breast Cancer Overview: American Cancer Society [English]
Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy: American Cancer Society [English]
Exercises After Breast Surgery:American Cancer Society [English]
Cervical Cancer (Pap Test):Federation of Chinese Medical Societies [English]
Cervical Cancer Screening (Pap Smear):FDA [English]
Mammogram Information:National Cancer Institute [English]
Woman's Guide to Breast Care:Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization
Managing Symptoms and Side Effects
Anemia:Inova Health System [English]
Chemotherapy Tips:Inova Health System [English]
Neutropenia (Infections):Inova Health System [English]
Thrombocytopenia (Low Platelets):Inova Health System [English]

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Diabetes
Asian American Diabetes Initiative:Joslin Diabetes Center [trilingual website] [Tutorial]
Diabetes:Federation of Chinese Medical Societies [English]
Diabetes:Georgia State University [bilingual article]
Diabetes Information:Diabetes Australia [English]
4 Steps to Control Your Diabetes for Life:National Diabetes Education Program [bilingual article]
Steps to Manage Your Diabetes:AAPCHO [bilingual article]

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Infections
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases:AVERT, UK [English]
Gonorrhoea, Chlamydia and Syphilis:AVERT, UK [English]
Hepatitis B Website:Hepatitis B Foundation [Simplified Chinese] [bilingual]
Hepatitis B Website:Hepatitis B Foundation [Traditional Chinese] [bilingual]
Hepatitis B and Liver Cancer:Asian Liver Center, Stanford University[English]
Hepatitis B and Moms-to-be:Asian Liver Center, Stanford University [English]
Hepatitis B and You (For Pregnant Women and New Moms):CDC [English]
HIV and AIDS:National Aids Trust, UK [English]
HIV/AIDS Treatment Information:Asian Community AIDS Services [Simplified Chinese] [English]
HIV/AIDS Treatment Information:Asian Community AIDS Services [Traditional Chinese] [English]
HIV/AIDS & Hepatitis C [English]
Other Infections
Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E. coli):CDC [English]
Influenza (Flu):CDC [links to foreign & English articles]
Meningitis and Septicaemia:Meningitis Research Foundation [English]
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS):CDC [English]
Tuberculosis:Queensland Government, AU [English]
Vaccine Information Statements:CDC [links to foreign & English articles]
West Nile Virus:CDC [English]

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Mental Health
Factsheets and Leaflets:Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK [English]
Addiction:Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, CA [English]
Asperger Syndrome:National Autistic Society, UK [English]
Depression:University of Michigan [English]
Drugs: What Every Parent Should Know:Health Scotland [English]
Mental Illness:National Association for Mental Health, UK [Cantonese] [English]
Mental Wellbeing:National Association for Mental Health, UK [English]
Good Mental Health & Aging:U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services [bilingual article]
Post Natal Depression:Mental Health Trust, UK [English]
Post Traumatic Stress (PTSD):Mental Health Trust, UK [English]
Substance Abuse Treatment:U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services [English]
Stress:Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, CA [English]

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Other Diseases and Disorders
Ectopic Pregnancy:Ectopic Pregnancy Trust, UK [English]
Heart Attack (Prevention):Federation of Chinese Medical Societies [English]
Hemophilia:World Federation of Hemophilia [English]
Interstitial Cystitis:International Cystitis Association [Simplified Chinese] [English]
Interstitial Cystitis:International Cystitis Association [Traditional Chinese] [English]
Knee Ligament Injuries:American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons [English]
Living with Kidney Disease:Kidney Foundation of Canada [English]
Osteoporosis:American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons [English]
Osteoporosis:Federation of Chinese Medical Societies [English]
Parkinson's Disease:Family Caregiver Alliance [English]
Late Effects of Polio:Post-Polio Health International [English]
Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Information:PKD Foundation [English]
Skin Diseases:St. Vincent's Hospital Melbourne, AU [English]
Spinal Cord Injury:Spinal Cord Injury Association, UK [English]
Stroke:Family Caregiver Alliance [English]
Alpha Thalassemia Trait:Cooley's Anemia Foundation [English]
Beta Thalassemia Trait:Cooley's Anemia Foundation [English]
Traumatic Brain Injury:Family Caregiver Alliance [English]
Women's Health Information:Royal Women's Hospital, AU [English]

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Other Health Topics
End-of-Life Decisions
California Advance Health Care Directive:Institute for Healthcare Advancement [English]
End-of-Life Choices:CPR and DNR:Family Caregivers Alliance [English]
End-of-Life Choices:Feeding Tubes and Ventilators:Family Caregivers Alliance [English]
Medicines
Aging, Medicines and Alcohol:U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services [bilingual article]
Antibiotic Resistance:Federation of Chinese Medical Societies [English]
Medicines (Use Medicines Wisely):FDA [English]
Surgery
Low Back Surgery:American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons [English]
Total Hip Replacement:American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons [English]
Total Knee Replacement:American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons [English]
Tests
Diagnostic Tests:Health Information Translations:Ohio State University Medical Center [Simplified Chinese] [bilingual articles]
Diagnostic Tests:Health Information Translations:Ohio State University Medical Center [Traditional Chinese] [bilingual articles]
Newborn Screening Test:California Dept of Health Services [English]
Transplantation
Blood Stem Cell Transplants:National Marrow Donation Program [English]
Bone Marrow Donation:National Marrow Donor Program [links to foreign & English articles]
Other
Breastfeeding:U.S. Dept of Health & Human Services [English]
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning:CDC [English]
DNA from the Beginning:Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory [English]
Learn CPR:University of Washington School of Medicine [English]

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Emergency Preparedness
General Information
Disaster Preparedness:Health Information Translations:Ohio State University Medical Center [Simplified Chinese] [bilingual articles]
Disaster Preparedness:Health Information Translations:Ohio State University Medical Center [Traditional Chinese] [bilingual articles]
Disaster Preparedness Information:American Red Cross [English titles of foreign articles]
How Would You Survive for 72 Hours?:City and County of San Francisco [English]
Man-Made Disasters
Handbook for Coping After Terrorism: A Guide to Healing and Recovery:U.S. Dept of Justice [English]
Bioterrorism:CDC [English]
Chemical Emergencies:CDC [English]
Radiation Emergencies:CDC [English]
Natural Disasters
Protecting Your Family from Earthquakes:USGS [multilingual -- Chinese, English, Korean, Vietnamese] [Order printed copy]
27 Things to Help You Survive an Earthquake:American Red Cross [English]
Extreme Heat:CDC [English]
Pandemic Influenza
Pandemic Flu Planning Checklist:U.S. Dept of Health & Human Services [English]
Your Guide to Preparing for Pandemic Flu:Santa Clara County Public Health Department [English]

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