The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Learn about public health prevention and control services and guidelines, as well as search the A-Z Index of Disease and Conditions. A good site to find vital records in each state, and health tips for travelers heading overseas. Designed for the general public. English and Spanish.
Consumer Health Complete Provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine.
Medlineplus.gov Powered by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, this site provides descriptions of and current information on hundreds of medical terms and conditions, drugs, herbs and supplements. Find helpful videos and health check tools. Designed for the general public. English and Spanish.
MentalHealth.gov Learn about mental illness, including not only research, but where to find help. For the general public, health-care providers and emergency preparedness professionals. English and Spanish.
The Manuals, known as the Merck Manuals in the United States and Canada and MSD Manuals outside the United States and Canada, are one of the world’s most widely used medical information resources. The Manuals have committed to making the best current medical information accessible by up to 3 billion health care professionals and patients on every continent by 2020.
Nutrition.gov The United States Department of Agriculture and other federal agencies provide easy online access to government information about food and human nutrition for consumers.Visit www.choosemyplate.gov for menu planning and tips on how adults and children can eat healthy and exercise each day.