American Cancer Societyhttp://www.cancer.org
The mission of this nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization is to eliminate cancer, including mesothelioma, as a major health problem through research, education, advocacy, and service.
MedLine is a comprehensive index of medical citations and abstracts dating back to 1966.
National Cancer Institutehttp://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq
This website provides a computer service called PDQ that gives up-to-date information on cancer issues for patients, families, doctors, and other healthcare professionals.
This is an outstanding resource for information about all types of cancer and related topics.
Environmental Protection Agencyhttp://www.epa.gov/lead
EPA provides educational materials to help parents, homeowners, and lead professionals learn what they can do to protect their families from the dangers of lead poisoning.
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Programhttp://www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/publications/books/plpyc/contents.htm
This online resource, prepared by Centers for Disease Control (CDC), contains articles and links to information about lead.
Chemical and Toxic Exposure
This website contains extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 500 diseases and conditions.
Drugs & Medications
Drugs.com is the most popular, comprehensive and up-to-date source of drug information online. Providing free, peer-reviewed, accurate and independent data on more than 24,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines & natural products.
Rx List provides an on-line index of drugs. Users can search for drug side effects as well as potentially harmful interactions.
Recalls.gov is a comprehensive on-line resource composed of information drawn from the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC), National Highway Transportation & Safety Administration (NHTSA), The United States Coast Guard, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
This National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website offers searches on consumer complaints related to motor vehicles, child safety devices, defect investigations, and recalls.
Medicine.net provides valuable information regarding toxic exposure, statistics, and the latest medical news.
Birth Defect Research for Children, Inc.http://www.birthdefects.org
This website provides parents and expectant parents with information about the most common categories of birth defects. Here users will also find the National Birth Defect Registry – a research project that studies associations between birth defects and exposures to radiation, medication, alcohol, smoking, chemicals, pesticides, lead, mercury, dioxin, and other environmental toxins.
March of Dimeshttp://www.marchofdimes.com/baby/birthdefects.html
The March of Dimes offers a comprehensive guide to the prevention and care for birth defects. A newsletter, e-mail advice, and on-line chat, are offered to users of this website.
Medical Malpractice Lawshttp://www.mcandl.com/states.html
McCullough, Campbell & Lane’s website contains summaries of medical malpractice laws by state.
Corporate & Consumer Fraud
US Department of Justicehttp://www.justice.gov
The official Department of Justice website has information on corporate fraud, identity theft, fraudulent schemes, as well as internet and telemarketing fraud.
National Whistleblower Centerhttp://www.whistleblowers.org
National Whistleblower Center is a national non-profit organization that provides information and resources regarding current qui tam lawsuits and whistleblower laws.
Employment & Labor Law
Employment Law Guidehttp://www.dol.gov/compliance/guide
The Employment Law Guide describes the statutes and regulations administered by the US Department of Labor (DOL) that affect businesses and workers. It also provides comprehensive information regarding wages and hours, work safety and health standards, health benefits and retirement standards, equal opportunity and index of act by specific industry.
New York State Labor Lawshttp://www.labor.state.ny.us/workerprotection/wp_index.shtm
The New York State Department of Labor’s official site offers information on New York State employment laws and standards, wages, safety, and health.
Compilation of Selected Aviation Lawshttp://testimony.ost.dot.gov/compilation
A compilation of select aviation laws as amended through April 1, 2009.
DCDoctor.com provides information on what to do in the event of a car accident.
Police Brutality and Accountability in the United Stateshttp://www.hrw.org/legacy/reports/reports98/police
Human Rights Watch offers city-by-city profiles on police brutality.