Created by the National Library of Medicine, Medline Plus is the first place to go with any consumer health related question. Sites are current reviewed, reliable and accurate. Includes a dictionary, drug database, serveral directories and current news items.
PubMed Central is a free digital archive of full-text articles from important life sciences journals. Growing exponentially each month, PMC has become a true digital counterpart to NLM's extensive collection of print journals.
From the cellular level up, the Genetics Home Reference site provides information on genetic conditions in straightforward, easy-to-understand language.
Gale Health & Wellness provides instant access to carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials. Includes nearly 400 health/medical journals, hundreds of pamphlets, over 700 health-related videos from partner Healthology, Inc., and articles from 2,200 general interest publications in addition to a broad collection of Gale reference titles. Material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only.
WebMD offers searchable information on diseases and conditions, genetics, drugs and herbs, pregnancy and healthy living.
The mission of MayoClinic is to help people find answers and the support they need to manage illness and stay healthy. Articles on illness and diseases, drugs, first aid and more.
NCCIH - National Center for Complementary and Integrative Helath is the Federal Government's lead agency for scientific research that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine.
The Oncolink site provides information on a wide range of cancer topics. It includes recent news about cancer, coping tips, clinical trial matching and referral service and links to other resources.
HON provides useful and reliable health information. It is a non-government site of medical resources.
The CDC is part of the Department of Health and Human Services and focuses on issues of public health. This site contains information on diseases, conditions, environmental health, workplace safety and healthy living.
The National Cancer Institute of the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training. The site provides quality cancer information on cancer topics including news, clinical trials, statistics and research.
One of the best websites on heart disease and stroke, the American Heart Association covers all aspects of these issues.
Practical info on many relevant topics with sections for parents, kids, and teens. From the nonprofit Nemours Foundation, providing doctor-approved health information from pre-birth through adolescence.
A guide to reliable health information. Enter a disease or condition in the search box or select from Health Library for links to consumer info. For health info for specific ages, genders, etc., select Just for You. See good practical info on insurance, nursing homes, etc. under Health Care. See also the useful list of health organizations. From the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services.