Consumer and Patient Health Information

WebsiteURLDescription
General Health
Medline Plus(English/Spanish)https://medlineplus.gov/Authoritative and up to date health information from the National Library of Medicine.
Mayo Clinicwww.mayoclinic.orgHealth information and symptom checker from the Mayo Clinic.
Family Doctorhttps://familydoctor.org/
Patient information from the American Academy of Family Physicians
Genetics Home Referencehttps://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/
Genetics Home Reference provides consumer-friendly information about the effects of genetic variation on human health.
Alternative and Integrative Medicine
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Healthhttps://nccih.nih.gov/

Complementary, alternative and integrative health resources for consumers and providers.
Pediatrics
Kids Healthhttps://kidshealth.org/

Doctor-approved health information for children from birth through adolescence.
Women’s Health
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologistshttps://www.acog.org/

Patient information for women’s health care.
Men’s Health
Urology Care Foundationhttp://www.urologyhealth.org/
Resources on urologic health for patients.
Geriatrics
HealthInAginghttps://www.healthinaging.org/
Provides consumers and caregivers with information on health and aging.
LGBTQI
Gay and Lesbian Medical Associationhttp://www.glma.org/
Patient resources, advocacy and provider directory.
Reference
MediLexiconhttps://www.medilexicon.com/

Medical terminology, abbreviations and dictionary of terms.
Lab Tests Onlinehttps://labtestsonline.org/Designed for patients and caregivers to help understand clinical laboratory tests and results.
Medline Plus Medical Encyclopediahttps://medlineplus.gov/encyclopedia.htmlMedical encyclopedia containing over 4000 articles on diseases, test, injuries, and treatments.
Radiologyhttps://www.radiologyinfo.org/
Provides information on CT, MRI, ultrasound, radiation therapy and other radiological procedures.
Drug Referencehttps://www.drugs.com/

A comprehensive source for information on prescription and over-the-counter drugs, and herbal supplements.
Health Information in Multiple Languageshttps://nnlm.gov/consumer-health-information-many-languages-resources

A list of multilingual health resources from the National Library of Medicine.
Government
Centers for Disease Controlhttps://www.cdc.gov/
CDC provides up to date health information including disease outbreaks, travel health advisories and healthy living.
Food and Drug Administrationhttps://www.fda.gov/Medical safety information about disease, treatment, devices and reporting.
Clinical Trialshttps://www.clinicaltrials.gov/
Listing of private and publicly funded clinical research studies.
National Library of Medicinehttps://www.nlm.nih.gov/
The world’s largest biomedical library.
National Institutes of Healthhttps://www.nih.gov/
Health resources, plus a comprehensive list of all health related institutes and centers.
HIV/AIDShttps://aidsinfo.nih.gov/Consumer health information on HIV/AIDS, including research, guidelines and treatments.
Organizations
American Cancer Societyhttps://www.cancer.org/
American Diabetes Associationhttp://www.diabetes.org/
American Heart Associationhttps://www.heart.org/
American Lung Associationhttps://www.lung.org/
American Stroke Associationhttp://www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/