The word medicine is a noun. Medicine means (1) the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries, (2) punishment for one's actions, (3) (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease, (4) the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques.
Medicine is also a verb that means (1) treat medicinally, treat with medicine.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word medicine.
- Johns Hopkins Medicine
Johns Hopkins Medicine
is the overarching name to describe the whole enterprise, which includes the medical school, the Hospital, and the University. On the website, users can find out about health issues, about the hospital, patient care, research, education, and much more. Users can also find out about making an appointment at the hospital, directions for getting there, and finding a doctor.
- Rehabilitation Medicine
Use this rehabilitation medicine
service directory to find rehabilitation medicine services in virtually every state of the USA. The digital image on the home page depicts rehabilitation therapy.
- Stanford University School of Medicine
This is the website for the medical school of Stanford University. The school offers degrees in many subjects besides just training MDs, such as PhD programs, Master's programs, and primary care associate degrees. The entering class for the MD program is less than 100. The website provides information about applying and financial aid.
- National Library of Medicine
The NLM is the world's largest medical library. It collects materials on all areas of biomedicine and health care. The collection has 9 million items including books, journals, manuscripts, and more. It also contains a large collection of rare and old medical works. The website contains the catalog, a history of medicine, information on grants and funding, current health news, events, and more.
- Health and Medicine Information
Medicinenet is an online, healthcare media publishing company. It provides in-depth, authoritative medical information. It was founded in 1996 and is located in San Clemente, California. On the website, users can find information about specific diseases and health conditions. There is a place to search for specific symptoms, and a search for procedures, tests, and medications.
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
is dedicated to exploring complementary and alternative healing practices in the context of rigorous science, training researchers, and disseminating authoritative information to the public and professionals.
- Medical Testing Directory
Check out this medical testing service provider directory for information about medical testing services in the United States of America. The photo on this page shows a nurse checking the blood pressure of a patient.
- Medical Schools
Medical schools prepare students to diagnose and treat illnesses, diseases, and injuries. Learn more about medical schools and find a directory of medical schools in the United States.
- Health Information Guide
This health guide comprises hundreds of carefully selected and categorized web pages about various health-related topics.
- Health Care
This guide to health care provides an overview of the industry and helpful links to blood banks, dental clinics, medical imaging, and more.
BMJ is the British Medical Journal, a publication of the British Medical Association that has been online since 1995; the paper publication since 1840. The Journal's aim is to publish original scientific studies, review and educational articles, and papers commenting on the clinical, social, scientific, political and economic factors affecting health.
- Tulane University
Tulane, located in New Orleans, was founded in 1834 as a medical college. Today it offers architecture, business, law, liberal arts, medicine, public health and tropical medicine, sciences, engineering, and social work. There are over 10,000 students both graduate and undergraduate and 1132 faculty. The site contains information about Tulane post Hurricane Katrina, plus application instructions.
Elsevierhealth.com is the gateway to the publisher's Health Sciences Publishing. Elsevier is a publisher of books and journals in dentistry, medicine, nursing, veterinary sciences, and allied medical fields. Searchable first by location and then by subject, the website provides information about all titles. There is also a shopping cart for purchases.
- MedlinePlus Health Information
MedlinePlus is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine
and the National Institutes of Health. This database provides information about health and drugs from the NLM and NIH and other government agencies. The website includes a medical encyclopedia, patient tutorials, latest medical news, and information about clinical trials.
- The National Academies Press
The National Academies Press publishes the reports of The National Academy of Sciences, The National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council. More than 3000 books are available free line; many others may be purchased by PDF. Searchable by subject.
- The National Academies
Four agencies comprise the National Academies: the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council. Members of these groups meet, pro bono, to address critical national issues and give advice to the government. The website describes their projects, provides news from the Academies, suggests books, and much more.
- National Center for Biotechnology Information
The Center was begun in 1988 as a division of the National Library of Medicine, under the National Institutes of Health. The Center operates as a national resource for molecular biology information. It creates national databases, conducts research in computational biology, develops software tools for analyzing genome data, and disseminates biotechnical information.
- New York University
NYU was established in 1831 as an alternative to many of the more exclusive schools of the time. Today there are 40,000 students studying at 14 colleges and schools in 6 different locations in NYC and 20 countries abroad. Besides the School of Arts & Sciences, NYU has Colleges of Dentistry, Nursing, Law, Medicine, and Social Work, as well as The Institute of Art, and others.
- Science Update
Science Update is a produced by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. It is a daily, 60-second radio feature covering the latest discoveries in science, technology, and medicine. On the website, users can listen, download, or get a transcript of stories. There is also a link to a science update classroom feature, and a place for users to enter a science question.
- Springer US
Springer was originally founded in 1842 in Berlin. Today it is the second largest publishers of materials in the STM sector. Their 6 main subject areas are: science, medicine, business, technology, architecture, and transport. Its ebook collection numbers over 16,000 titles, and it publishes over 1700 journals. The website contains lists of the books it publishes, its backlist, and journals.
- University of Connecticut
UConn, located in Storrs and founded in 1881, is the state's flagship institution of higher learning. It is a major land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant, research University with over 16,000 undergraduate students at the Storrs campus. The University also has schools of Law, Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmacy. Information about visiting the campus and applying are on the website.
- University of California, San Francisco
UCSF became part of the California University system in 1873. It is the only UC campus dedicated exclusively to the health sciences. The school has professional programs in dentistry, medicine, nursing, and pharmacy. There is also a PhD program, the UCSF Medical Center, UCSF Children's Hospital, and Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute. The school has almost 3000 students and 1325 residents.
- University of Illinois at Chicago
The University of Illinois at Chicago was formed in 1982. Today there are about 25,000 students at UIC, making it the largest University in the Chicago area. There are more than 2000 faculty members. Besides the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, UIC has Colleges of Applied Health, Art and Architecture, Business Administration, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Public Health, Social Work, and more.
- University of Kentucky
The University of Kentucky, located in Lexington, was founded in 1865. There are more than 27,000 students enrolled at UKY; 71% of whom are undergraduates. Besides the undergraduate programs, UKY offers programs in medicine, nursing, law, public policy, diplomacy and international commerce, social work, public health and more. The website lists dates of college fairs. Students can apply online.
- Sports Medicine
This sports medicine
service directory contains information about sports medicine services in virtually every state of the USA. The digital image on the home page depicts a sports injury.
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