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While I encourage the use of online resources, I recommend you carefully scrutinize the sources you use. A general Google search can be dangerous if you do not fully evaluate the quality of the website you are seeking advice from. I have provided links to several high-quality sites through this page to help you find reputable sites. Remember, anyone can create a website, call themselves a doctor or an expert, and give you dangerous advice.

Top Resources


Family Doctor (www.familydoctor.com) is a consumer website of the American Academy of Family Physicians.


WebMD (www.webmd.com) is a comprehensive medical reference site with disease specific information.


Healthfinder (www.healthfinder.gov) is sponsored by the US Department of Health and Human Services.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (www.cdc.gov) is an agency of the US Department of Health and Human Services.


Mayo Clinic (www.mayoclinic.com) Mayo Clinic's commitment to providehealth ducation to patients and the public.


Women's Health (www.womenshealth.gov) is a collaboration of the Office of Woman's Health and WebMD


American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org) contains information about cancer prevention, diagnosis, detection, and treatment.


American Diabetes Association (www.diabetes.org) contains basic diabetes information.


American Heart Association (www.heart.org) provides a broad spectrum of information about heart disease and stroke


National Institutes of Health (health.nih.gov) turning discovery into health


Family Practice Notebook (www.fpnotebook.com)


Harvard Health (www.health.harvard.edu) trusted advice for a healtheir life


Johns Hopkins Health (www.hopkinsmedicine.org) Explore John's Hopkins Medicine


Clinical Trials (clinicaltrials.gov) a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical trials


Local Resources


Springfield Greene County Health Department (www.springfieldmo.gov/2853/health) Springfield-Greene County Health Department

CoxHealth (www.coxhealth.com) the region's only locally owned, not-for-profit health system


Oxford Health Care (www.oxfordhealthcare.net) the leading home health care provider in southwest Missouri


The Kitchen Clinic (www.thekitcheninc.org) serving the Springfield community with dignity and compassion


Jordan Valley Community Health Center (www.jordanvalley.org) delivers quality health and dental services to residents in the Greene county area.


Pregnancy Care Center (www.pccchoices.com) empowers women by providing reliable information about every option available for your pregnancy


The Child Advocacy Center, Inc (www.childadvocacycenter.org) is a place where a comprehensive coordinated approach is taken in response to allegations of child abuse.


Family Violence Center (www.myharmonyhouse.org) is a women and children's regional domestic violence center.


The Victim Center (www.thevictimcenter.org) helping survivors of violent and sexual crimes


Developmental Center of the Ozarks (www.dcoonline.com) serves children and adults daily with developmental disabilities from southwest Missouri.


Lutheran Family Children Service (www.lfcsmo.org/locations/southwest-office) - LFCS provides counseling, adoption, crisis pregnancy assistance, foster care, child care, youth mentoring services, and disaster relief


Springfield Marriage and Family Institute (www.springfieldmfi.com) - providing professional, Christian counseling for marriages and families.


isabel's house (www.isabelshouse.org) - where kids are loved and families are supported


Southwest Center for Independent Living (www.swcil.org) provides services, advocacy, and resources for people with any disability in southwest Missouri


Council of Churches of the Ozarks (www.ccozarks.org)


Community Partnership (www.cpozarks.org) working together to build strong communities.


Ozarks Counseling Center (www.ozarkscounselingcenter.org) providing quality mental health assistance to men, women, and children of Greene county


Hospice Foundation of the Ozarks (www.hospiceozarks.org) promotes and supports end of life care and services for the Missouri Ozarks region


Aids Project of the Ozark (www.apo-ozarks.org) provides medical, financial, and educational services to clients located in southwest Missouri.


The Arc of the Ozarks (www.thearcoftheozarks.org) offers a broad range of community support services to persons with developmental disabilities.


Christian Counseling Services (www.ccstoday.com)


Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks (www.bcfo.org) provides local resources for breast cancer patients.


Safe Kids Springfield (www.safekidsspringfield.org)


Community Blood Center of the Ozarks (www.cbco.org) provides blood and blood products to patients in southwest Missouri.


Lakeland Behavioral Health (www.lakelandbehavioralhealth.com) psychiatric hospital and treatment center for children, adolescents, and seniors


Parkinson's Group of the Ozarks (www.parkinsonsgroup.org)


Alzheimer's Association of Great Missouri - (www.alz.org/greatermissouri)


WebMD - general medical referecne                   iOS           Android


Lose It! - calorie and exercise tracker                  iOS           Android


Tap and Track - calorie and exercise tracker       iOS          


My Fitness Pal - calorie and exercise tracker      iOS           Android


GoodRx - medication savings                              iOS           Android


Pill Identifier - identify medication easily              iOS


AsthmaMD - asthma management app               iOS           Android


CoxHealth Now - healthcare on your schedule   iOS           Android


AllergyCast - allergy forcast for your area           iOS           Android


Pill Reminder - remember your medications       iOS           Android


Glucose Buddy - diabetes management             iOS           Android


One Drop - diabetes management                      iOS           Android


Baby Begginings - pregnancy information           iOS           Android


Aysa - answers to skin questions                        iOS          


Skin safe - search skin products                         iOS            Android  


MoodTrek - mental health                                   iOS            Android


Headspace - mental health                                 iOS            Android


Mind Yeti - mental health                                     iOS            


SuperBetter - mental health                                iOS            Android


Happify - mental health                                       iOS            Android


Insight Timer - mental health                               iOS            Android


Food Intolerances - diet reference                      iOS            Android


All I Can Eat - diet reference                               iOS          


Kid Care - pediatric reference from SLCH          iOS            Android


Migraine Buddy - migraine tracking                    iOS            Android

Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs


GoodRx - (goodrx.com) Assistance with prescription drug costs and coupons.


Partnership for Prescription Assistance - (www.pparx.org) The Partnership for Prescription Assistance brings together America's pharmaceutical companies, doctors, other health care providers, patient advocacy organizations and community groups to help qualifying patients who lack prescription coverage get the medicines they need through the public or private program that's right for them.


NeedyMeds.com - (www.needymeds.com) NeedyMeds is the best resource available for people who need help with the cost of medicine and other healthcare expenses.


RxAssist.com -  (www.rxassist.org) The Web's most current and comprehensive directory of Patient Assistance Programs


RxHope.com - (www.rxhope.com) advocate in making the patient assistance journey easier and faster


Missouri Drug card (www.missouridrugcard.com) - Free statewide prescription assistance program


Help with Prescriptions Drug Costs (www.ssa.gov/benefits/medicare/prescription help/) for seniors who qualify.


Internet Drug Coupons - (www.internetdrugcoupons.com) - Hundreds of free manufacturer drug coupons.


Health Well Foundation (www.healthwellfoundation.org) - Helping the underinsured afford critical medical treatments.


State Medicaid Programs - (www.medicaid.gov) Assistance obtaining medical care and medications for those who qualify.


Benefits Check-up - (www.benefitscheckup.org) Benefits Check-Up helps thousands of people every day to connect to private or government programs that help them pay for prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other needs.


Patient Assistance Foundation Co-Pay Relief - (www.copays.org) provides direct financial assistance to qualified patients, assisting them with prescription drug co-payments.



Company Specific Sites


Abbvie - ex. AndroGel, Humira, Synthroid


Allergan - ex. Fetzima, Linzess, Namenda, Viibryd


Amgen Assist - ex. Prolia


Amgen Safety Net Foundation - ex. Repatha


AstraZeneca Patient Assistance Program - ex. Farxiga, Onglyza, Symbicort, Daliresp


Boehringer Ingelheim - Spiriva, Stiolto; Free Trial coupon


Bristol-Myers Squibb Patient Assistance Foundation - ex. Eliquis


Daiichi-Ankyo Pharma Program - ex. Benicar, Welchol, Savaysa


Lilly Cares - ex. Cymbalta, Humalog, Jardiance, Tradjenta, Cialis, Basalgar; Jardiance/Tradjenta free trial coupon


Genetech


GSK for You - ex. Advair, Anoro, Breo, Coreg CR, Flovent, Requip, Ventolin


Johnson & Johnson Patient Assistance Program - ex. Concerta, Invokana, Xarelto


Merck Helps - ex. Dulera, Januvia, Nasonex, Proventil, Singulair, Vytorin, Zetia


NovoCare - ex. Tresiba, Levemir, NovoLog, Victoza


Novartis Patient Assistance Program - ex. Ciprodex, Cosentyx, Entresto, Pataday


Pfizer RxPathways - ex. Chantix, Eliquis, Eucrisa, Lyrica, Viagra


Sanofi Patient Connection - ex. Apidra, Lantus, Touojeo


Takeda Pharmaceuticals Patient Assistance Program - Amitiza, Trintellix, Uloric, Dexilant



State Resources


Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (www.dhss.mo.gov)


Missouri Department of Social Services (www.dss.mo.gov)


State of Missouri Medicaid web portal (www.emomed.com) provides medicaid related support and services for the state of Missouri


Senior Age Area Agency on Aging (www.senioragemo.org)


University of Missouri Health Care (www.muhealth.org)


St. Louis Children's Hospital (www.stlouischildrens.org)


GYN Cancers Alliance (www.gynca.org) offering support, resources, and new hope


Make-A-Wish of Missouri & Kansas (www.mokan.wish.org)


Lutheran Family and Children's Services of Missouri (www.lfcsmo.org) aids families, children, and individuals by providing adoption, counseling, education, and resources to assist with physical and emotional needs.


Missouri Area Al-Anon/Alateen Family Groups (www.missouri-al-anon.org)


Missouri Families (www.missourifamilies.org) solutions for better living


Missouri Coalition Against Domestic Violence


Patient Handouts


Weight Loss Made Easy


Dosing of Common Medications for Infants and Children


**Handouts are for informational purposes only, please contact your provider for specific information**