Recommended Sites in Health
Developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Healthfinder is a credible web site full of personalized, actionable health and wellness information and tools presented in an easy-to-read format with simple navigation. Healthfinder provides links to information and web sites from over 1,600 government and nonprofit health-related organizations.
Medical Dictionary (MedlinePlus)
Search this online medical dictionary affiliated with MedlinePlus.
MedlinePlus helps you locate authoritative health information with links to over 740 topics; includes The A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia with extensive medical images and over 4,000 articles, The Merriam-Webster Medical Dictionary, drug and supplement information, interactive tutorials explaining over 165 procedures and conditions.
Continually updated from a trustworthy source, the following Merck Manuals are available free-of-charge online: The Merck Manual – Home Edition, The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, The Merck Manual of Health and Aging, and The Merck Manual of Geriatrics.
RX List: The Internet Drug Index
“RxList is an online medical resource dedicated to offering detailed and current pharmaceutical information on brand and generic drugs” and is part of the WebMD network. Look up medication on the Drugs A-Z list, search by generic or brand drug name, or visually identify a pill by shape and color.
U.S. FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Search for Brand and Generic Drugs, learn about over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements, find news items about drug products, and report drug side effects or problems to the FDA.
The leading source for trustworthy and timely health and medical news and information.