Provides authoritative health information from the National Institutes of Health and the National Library of Medicine, on diseases and conditions. Also available are a medical encyclopedia and dictionaries, lists of hospitals and doctors, and information on prescription and non-prescription drugs, as well as clinical trials, and information available in Spanish.
NOAH: New York Online Access to Health
A project started by The City University of New York, The Metropolitan New York Library Council, The New York Academy of Medicine and The New York Public Library. The medical information is written for the English or Spanish speaking consumer communities, providing unique, responsible health information on diseases, conditions, procedures and drugs.
Developed by the Department of Health and Human Services and the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Includes topics on diseases & conditions, prevention & wellness, alternative medicine and drugs, as well as encyclopedias & dictionaries and journals.
Provided by the Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. The medical information offered here is diseases & conditions, drug information, first-aid & self-care and answers to questions from readers, written by the Mayo doctors.
NORD (National Organization for Rare Disorders)
A unique federation of over 140 not-for-profit health organizations serving people with rare disorders and disabilities. Access is available to their Rare Diseases Database, an Organizations database and an Orphan Drug database; fees are charged for the fulltext reports.
The National Women's Health Information Center
This site is a service of the Office on Women's Health of the Dept of Health and Human Services. It is a gateway to information covering the very broad topic of women's health and health-related issues.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
This institute under the National Institutes of Health, supports research, studies and education projects related to the causes, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart, blood vessel, lung and blood diseases. Provided here, for the consumer, is information on heart & vascular diseases, lung diseases, blood diseases & resources and sleep disorders.
Office of Minority Health Resource Center
Part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Resource Center is a national resource and referral service on minority health issues, including substance abuse, cancer, heart disease, violence, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and infant mortality.
The U.S. National Institutes of Health, through its National Library of Medicine, has developed ClinicalTrials.gov to provide patients, family members and members of the public current information about clinical research studies.
PubMed Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine
PubMed, was developed by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) in conjunction with publishers of biomedical literature as a search tool for accessing literature citations.