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(a non-profit organization)
Bringing people together with
the best medical organizations and experts
in the world, via the Internet ~ since 1994...
6300 No. Wickham Rd.* Suite 130, PMB# 188 * Melbourne, Florida 32940
Telephone: 321-259-7505 * Email: [email protected]
Med Help International is dedicated to leveling the playing field, by giving everyone with an Internet connection, access to leading medical experts and information.
Our continuous flow of state-of-the-art information and support will:
Cynthia G. Thompson, Co-Founder & President
Philip T. Garfinkel, Co-Founder & Vice~President
Ronald T. Fogel, M.D., Director & Chairman, Medical Advisory Board
(Department Chairman, Gastroenterology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI)
William R. Gombeski, Jr., Director
(Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Yale~New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT )
Althea G. Thomas, Director
(Research Scientist, Pediatric Brain Tumors, Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH)
Med Help International Recognized by the U.S. Department of State
For Their Work In Consumer Health Information and Support
“Med Help International: Where There's a Doctor on the Web”
The full article can be viewed on the US Department of State’s website:
Med Help is proud to be the only medical website referenced on the
US Dept. of State’s Global Issues website.
Excerpt from Time Magazine
…”Before you decide to believe or, worse, forward an e-mail with serious health claims, do a little checking….Then go to reliable health sites, like…
www.medhelp.org(especially good for cardiology)….Otherwise, you might get caught in a web of confusion.”
Author: Christine Gorman, Health Editor, TIME Magazine
To view this article in it’s entirety online, go to: http://cgi.pathfinder.com/time/magazine/articles/0,3266,19130,00.html
February 8, 1999
National Jewish Medical & Research Center
*Ranked the #1 hospital in America for treatment of respiratory disorders
After the attacks on the World Trade Center in September of 2001, Med Help International contacted National Jewish Medical & Research Center in Denver, Colorado to ask for their help. Together, we created an online Respiratory Disorders Forum.
The first goal of this forum was to offer the NYC rescue workers a safe & reliable place to ask their questions about how to protect themselves against the toxic particles in the air at “ground zero”. We have worked closely with both the NYC Fire Department and the Manhattan Borough President’s Office, to insure that the rescue workers have the best information and equipment available to protect their respiratory health.
The Respiratory Disorders Forum is now open to the general public, where medical professionals from National Jewish Medical & Research Center answer new questions, daily.
* US News & World Report ~ annual “Best Hospitals in America” edition
In addition to Breast Cancer, Heart, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Ovarian Cancer and Respiratory Disorders, which are detailed above, Med Help offers the following online forums for consumers.
Med Help strives to level the playing field by giving everyone with Internet access the ability to contact leading medical experts and world-class organizations, via the Med Help website.
CHILD BEHAVIORAL HEALTH: questions are answered by Dr. Kevin Kennedy of Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, a major teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School.
DERMATOLOGY: questions are answered by Dr. Alan Rockoff a board certified Dermatologist based in Brookline, MA, affiliated with Tufts University School of Medicine.
FAMILY PRACTICE: questions are answered by Dr. Dean Tomasello, a board certified family physician and associate clinical professor of Family and Community Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
MENTAL HEALTH: questions are answered by Roger L. Gould, M.D., a board certified psychiatrist, affiliated with U.C.L.A. Department of Psychiatry
Med Help International is proud to appear as a top listing among most all major search engines.
Search phrases used appear in bold italics
Ask doctor about child behavior - Med Help comes up 1 & 2 out of 174,000 references
Diabetes & CABG - Med Help comes up 1 & 2 out of 8, 130 references
Ask doctor heart question - Med Help comes up 1 & 2 out of 422,000 references
Ask a doctor about hepatitis - Med Help comes up 1st out of 91,600 references
Hypothyroidism tests- Med Help comes up 2nd & 3rd out of 39,000 references
Mental Health question for doctor - Med Help comes up 1 & 2 out of 299,000 references
Neurology question for doctor - Med Help comes up 1 & 2 out of 29,100 references
Respiratory Disorders question - Med Help comes up 1 & 2 out of 81,300 references
Blurry vision after LASIK - Med Help comes up 3rd out of 2,330 references
Urology question for doctor - Med Help comes up 1st out of 13,900 references
Search phrases used appear in bold italics
ask question about child behavior - Med Help comes up 1st
Ask doctor about a neurological disease - Med Help comes up 1st
Ask Cleveland Clinic Heart doctors a question - Med Help comes up 1through 5
Dermatology question for doctor - Med Help comes up 6th
Ask doctor breast cancer question - Med Help comes up 2 & 3 out of 11,537 references
Need mental health doctor to answer question - Med Help comes up 2 & 3 out of 9,964 references
Question about arrhythmia for heart doctor - Med Help comes up 1st out of 2,455 references
respiratory disorders forum - Med Help comes up 1st out of 52,231 references
Ask the doctor about breast cancer - Med Help comes up 1st out of 76,000 references
Child Behavior Forum - Med Help comes up 1st out of 136,000 references
Dermatology forum - Med Help comes up 1st out of 25,900 references
neurology question for doctor - Med Help comes up 1st out of 12,600 references
ask doctor about epilepsy - Med Help comes up 4th out of 23,400 references
Your support of Med Help International will help insure that all who are in need,
have access to the BEST medical information & support available in the world!
This forum is made possible by an unrestricted medical education grant from Aventis Pharmaceuticals ~ (the exclusive sponsor of this forum )
Please visit our sponsor to let them know you appreciate their support!
Each time a visitor requests information about keywords you supply, your company’s name, link and any other appropriate information will appear prominently on the retrieval screen.
This gives your organization maximum visibility among our highly targeted audience.
TOPIC TOTAL 2001
Pain (Chronic) 2,139,447
in order of popularity
Month # of Visitors
January, 2001 463,524
February, 2001 470,911
March, 2001 505,781
April, 2001 481,724
May, 2001 621,512
June, 2001 499,931
July, 2001 502,151
August, 2001 527,389
September, 2001 441,609
October, 2001 518,859
November, 2001 509,031
December, 2001 423,534
TOTAL 2001 5,965,956
During the first half of 2002,
welcomed more than
4 million unique visitors!
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Last Update: June, 2002