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A great starting point for reliable health information. Over 750 topics on conditions, diseases, and wellness.  Information on drugs, herbs, and supplements. Surgery videos, informative slideshows, and more.  By the National Library of Medicine.

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  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
    This is the official Web site of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is an online source for credible health information. Topics covered include Data and Statistics, Diseases and Conditions, Emergencies and Disasters, Healthy Living, Travelers' Health and more.
    Find information on diseases and conditions, prevention and wellness, as well as information by age groups. Funded by the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation.
    A consumer health information web site from the Department of Health and Human Services.
  • Lab Tests Online
    A public resource on clinical lab testing to help patients or family caregivers understand clinical lab tests. Medical professionals will also find this site useful as a quick reference tool or as a resource for keeping up with advances in laboratory science.
  • Mayo Clinic Health Information
    Includes information on diseases and conditions, drugs and supplements, tests and procedures, and healthy lifestyle information. A team of Mayo physicians, scientists, writers, and educators provide content.
  • PubMed Health
    PubMed Health provides reviews of clinical effectiveness research, with easy-to-read summaries for consumers as well as full technical reports. Clinical effectiveness research finds answers to the question “What works?” in medical and health care.

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