Cancer.gov provides recent, accurate information from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the government's principal agency for cancer research. Treatment options, clinical trials, ways to reduce cancer risk and coping with cancer as well as resources on support groups, financial assistance, and educational materials are also provided.
Centers for Disease Control
The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the leading federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people - at home and abroad. This site provides numerous links to full text articles on health topics.
This site provides and online catalog to FDA approved drug products.
EthnoMed presents medical and cultural information on immigrant and refugee groups.
This site offers a free gateway to consumer health and human services information from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Over 15,000 health topics in patient-friendly language are searchable on healthopedia. Full-text articles contain comprehensive and unbiased information.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Current full-text research information on a variety of topics is available on this site.
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This site contains an extensive database on diseases and conditions, healthy lifestyle planners, and drug information.
MEDLINEplus provides up-to-date, quality health care information from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. The site contains extensive information about specific diseases and conditions and wellness, a medical encyclopedia, excellent drug information for over 9,000 prescription and over-the-counter medication.
PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, provides access to over 11 million MEDLINE citations back to the mid-1960s and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.