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Key Sources of Information

Ontario Wait Times
This Web site has information about wait times in Ontario. The wait times data available from this Web site allows you a compare the wait list / wait times in your area with those across the province. In discussions with your doctor, you can use this information to make more informed choices about where to receive treatment.

Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic offers award-winning medical and health information and tools for healthy living.

MedlinePlus (USA)
MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from national Library of Medicine (NLM), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Access to the Medline database.

Health Info from A to Z

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
ALS Society of Canada

Alzheimer Disease
Alzheimer Society of Canada

The Arthritis Society:

Asthma Society of Canada

Autism Society Canada

Brain Injury
Ontario Brain Injury Association
Brain Injury Association of America
The Brain Matters
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

Canadian Cancer Society 
Cancerview Canada 
Cancer Care Ontario 
CancerNet – American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 
Ontario Cancer Trials
American Cancer Society
National Cancer Institute

Ontario Caregiver Coalition

Clinical Practice Guidelines
CMA Infobase: Canadian Medical Association
National Guideline Clearinghouse (USA)

Clinical Trials
Cancer Trials Canada
Clinical (USA)

Community Services and Resources – Ottawa 
City of Ottawa www.ottawa.caChamplain Health Line
Community Information Centre of Ottawa Database
Ottawa Community Care Access Centre
Community Resources (TOH Social Work)

Complementary Therapies & Alternative Medicines
Natural Health Products Directorate – Health Canada
National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine

Cystic Fibrosis
Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Canadian Diabetes Association 
American Diabetes Association

Resource Centre – TOH Rehabilitation Centre 
Ontario Disability Support Program

Eating Disorders

Epilepsy Canada

Heart Disease
Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada
American Heart Association

Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange
Canadian Aids Society

Kidney Disease
Kidney Foundation of Canada

Liver Disease
Canadian Liver Foundation

Women’s Health Matters

Mental Health
Canadian Mental Health Association
Mental Health Crisis Line of Eastern Ontario
Ottawa’s Online Mental Health Resource Directory & Events Calendar

Multilingual and Multicultural Health Resources
British Columbia Ministry of Health 
Settlement Org
MedlinePlus – Spanish
EthnoMed – University of Washington
Stanford University Health Library

Multiple Sclerosis
MS Society of Canada

Muscular Dystrophy
Muscular Dystrophy Association of Canada

Dietitians of Canada

Osteoporosis Canada

Canadian Pain Society
Canadian Pain Coalition

Palliative Care
Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
Canadian Virtual Hospice www.virtualhospice.caChamplain Regional Hospice Palliative Care Program

Parkinson Disease
Parkinson Society of Canada

Women’s Health Matters

Radiology for patients – Canadian Association of Radiologists

Sexual Assault and Partner Abuse (Domestic Violence) 
Distress Centre, Ottawa and Region
Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre
Sexual Assault and Partner Abuse Care Program (TOH)
Resources and 24-Hour Help Lines

Smoking Cessation
Heart Institute – Quit Smoking Program
Canadian Cancer Society Smokers Helpline Online
City of Ottawa .Quitting Smoking Programs

Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

Thyroid Foundation of Canada

Tourette Syndrome
Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada

Vascular Diseases and Conditions
American Heart Association
Vascular Disease Foundation

Women’s Health
Women’s Health Matters
Shirley E. Greenberg Women’s Health Centre (TOH)

Last updated on: September 21st, 2021