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Health and Medicine

Resources on health, drugs and health care providers and services.

Comprehensive Websites

Comprehensive Health and Medical Information

  • Family Doctor
    The American Academy of Family Physicians provides medical and health information for the whole family. Also available in Spanish.
  • Mayo Clinic
    A comprehensive site for finding information about diseases and conditions, drugs, treatment decisions and healthy living topics. Also available in Spanish and other languages.
  • MedlinePlus
    The National Library of Medicine provides current, trusted health and medical information. Includes descriptions of diseases and conditions, their symptoms, treatment and prevention; a medical encyclopedia; information on drugs, herbs and supplements; and more. Watch videos and interactive tutorials, or sign up for free email updates on the latest health or medical news. Information is also available in Spanish.
  • Merck Manuals
    Information on medical conditions and their diagnosis, treatment and prevention. Choose the Consumer Version, written in everyday language, the Professional Version with more advanced content or switch between the two. Both versions provide images, video and audio resources. Also available in Spanish.
  • National Institutes of Health — Health Information
    The primary federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research. It offers health and medical resources, including information on clinical research trials, and PubMed, a database of citations of professional biomedical and life sciences literature (with links to free, full-text sources where available). Information on the NIH website is also available in Spanish.

In addition, the websites of NIH divisions are sources of trusted health information:

  • Nutrition.gov
    Provides consumers with easy access to reliable information on food, healthy eating, food safety and physical activity. Also available in Spanish. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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