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Health and Medicine

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


This page is intended to provide general health & wellness information. Some material may contain information that is the opinion of the author and not necessarily that of a doctor.

  • Only a health professional can interpret and individualize information for a specific person's condition or situation.
  • Information provided by Fairfax County Public Library (FCPL) does not imply medical recommendation, endorsement, or approval by the FCPL.
  • Please consult your health care provider with specific medical questions.

Reliable Sources of Health and Mental Health Information

In addition, many websites of NIH divisions are good sources of health information:

    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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