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There are excellent patient education resources online to research health topics. While this can be very helpful when learning about a health problem or condition, we do recommend a visit to your doctor for a proper diagnosis.

Here are some excellent resources to help research various health topics:
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<li>The U.S. National Library of Health gives advice on online research and excellent resources.  Visit <a style=”color: #26669d;” href=”http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/evaluatinghealthinformation.html” target=”_blank”>U.S. National Library of Health</a></li>
<li>For a wealth of health topics, visit <a style=”color: #26669d;” href=”http://www.webmd.com/” target=”_blank”>WebMD.com</a></li>
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Here are helpful resources for a variety of health topics:
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<li>ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) – <a style=”color: #26669d;” href=”http://www.alsa.org/about-als/what-is-als.html” target=”_blank”>The ALS Organization</a></li>
<li>Alzheimers Disease – <a style=”color: #26669d;” href=”http://www.alz.org/” target=”_blank”>The Alzheimers Organization</a></li>
<li>Asthma – <a style=”color: #26669d;” href=”http://www.asthma.com/” target=”_blank”>Asthma.com</a> and <a style=”color: #26669d;” href=”http://westvalleyinternalmedicine.com/patient-education/Asthma%20-%20Mayo%20Clinic” target=”_blank”>The Mayo Clinic’s Information</a></li>
<li>Bronchitis – <a style=”color: #26669d;” href=”http://www.copd.com/” target=”_blank”>Chronic Bronchitis</a></li>
<li>Cancer – <a style=”color: #26669d;” href=”http://www.cancer.org/” target=”_blank”>The American Cancer Society</a></li>
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You can also visit the <a style=”color: #26669d;” href=”http://westvalleyurgentcare.com/blog/” target=”_blank”>West Valley Care blog</a> where we publish important articles on various health topics.

If you are concerned about your health or the worsening of a condition, call to make an appointment today.  It is always best to seek help earlier so prevention or worsening of a condition is possible.

<strong>Call (623) 334-8671 Today!</strong>

Check out our blog articles on helpful health tips and topics:

<a href=”http://westvalleyurgentcare.com/ear-infections-ease-pain/”>Ear Infections – How to Ease the Pain</a>

<a href=”http://westvalleyurgentcare.com/dangers-of-dehydration/”>Dangers of Dehydration</a>

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