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Health and Medicine

Websites for the New Healthcare Laws

Places for Assistance:health symbol

Go to Get Covered Illinois and scroll down to "Get Help in Your Area" on the right side of the page. You can also go to:

Proviso Township Mental Health Commission          
4565 Harrison St
Hillside, IL 60162

1115 N 23rd Ave
Melrose Park, IL 60160

ACCESS: Melrose Park Family Health Center         
8321 W North Ave
Melrose Park, IL 60160

Mujeres Latinas EnAccion     
7222 W Cermak Rd
North Riverside, IL 60546

Articles and websites:

The Affordable Care Act Guide  

Get Covered Illinois

"Welcome to the Marketplace,"

“What Is the Marketplace In My State?”

“Read the Law: The Affordable Care Act, Section by Section” US Department of Health and Human Services

“About the Law” Care

“Understanding the Health Insurance Marketplace,” CMS

Illinois Health Matters

“Affordable Care Act,” Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services

“Marketplace Application Checklist” (fill this out before applying)

“In-Person Assistance in the Health Insurance Marketplace” The Center for Consumer Information & Insurance Oversight

“eHealth” Web Junction

“VA, Affordable Care Act and You” U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs

“Marketplace Application Checklist”

“El Mercado de Seguros Médicos comenzará pronto” Ciudado de

“Health Insurance Blog”

“Madigan Urges Illinois Residents to be on the Lookout for Scams in the Affordable Care Act Rollout,” Illinois Attorney General

Other Websites on Health and Medicine  

22 Senior Health Risk Calculators for Healthy Aging

American Academy of Family Physician

American Diabetes Association

American Heart Association

Arthritis Foundation 

Breast cancer

Centers for Disease Control

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Cook County Department of Public Health

DHS (Department of Human Services)

Falls and Older Adults

Food and Drug Administration

FDA: Approved Drug Products  

Harvard School of Public Health

Health Finder

Health Care for America Act (Committee on Energy and Commerce)

Health Care Reform in Illinois

Health Information for Older Adults

Illinois Department of Public Health

Kid's Health

Library Resources on Breast Cancer

Loyola University Medical Center's Homepage

Loyola University Medical Center's Support Groups

Loyola University Medical Center's Calendar of Events

Mayo Clinic


Medline Plus

Open Clinic

Planning Your Doctor Visit


Narcotics Anonymous

National Breast Cancer Foundation

National Cancer Institute (AKA

The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse

National Institute of Mental Health

NHI Senior Health

Robert Crown Center for Health Education

Senior Citizens' Resources

State of Illinois Veterans Care

Staying Healthy Over 50

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

United States National Library of Medicine

Young Heart Tips for Older Adults