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Health Information on the Web

 

Aetna Intelihealth 
Content rich on disease and treatment information, has Interactive Health Tools, Ask the Expert, Personalized Health E-mail service, and Discussion Boards.

The Cleveland Clinic Health Information Center
This site offers information on over 900 health topics.

Familydoctor.org 
This web site is offers clear and concise patient hand-outs for common medical concerns and conditions. Other helpful features are a medical dictionary, health calculators, the Healthy Living Guides, a Smart Patient Guide, Health Tools section and a Health Tip of the Day.

Hardin M.D.
A special focus on medical pictures makes this site unique.

healthfinder 
Healthfinder links to carefully selected information and Web sites from over 1,500 health-related organizations.

HealthLink Plus
Provides links to credible health web sites recommended by the Information Services staff of the Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. Their Ask-Us-Now feature provides real-time access to reference librarians to answer questions.

Mayo Clinic
Offers a wealth of easy-to-understand health and medical information. Provides information on diseases and conditions, healthy living guides helpful resources such as Health Tools, Treatment Decision Guides and Ask a Specialist feature.

Med Help International 
Provide medical information in non-technical language and to an online health community through over 200 medical forums. The People section is where you can get advice and support from other patients.

MedicineNet.com 
The web site provides easy-to-read, in-depth, authoritative medical information for consumers through its user-friendly, interactive web site. Web videos, daily health news, an email newsletter and a symptom checker are additional features.

MedlinePlus 
MedlinePlus offers over 18,000 links to accurate and current medical information. It includes drug information, an illustrated medical dictionary, the latest health news, surgery videos, and interactive health tutorials.

Net Wellness
It provides over 55,000 pages of high quality information. Its “Ask An Expert” feature is a question and answer service provided by numerous health care professionals of three universities, who volunteer their time as a community service.

NOAH: New York Online Access to Health
Provides links to high quality consumer health information that is accurate, timely, relevant and unbiased. Arranged both alphabetically and by body site, it includes a search feature to guide you to a specific topic.

My Pyramid Food Guidance System
Features information on the new food pyramid, its 12 models geared to different people.

Healthy Weight
Information about achieving and maintaining a healthy weight from the Harvard School of Public Health.

Sexually Transmitted Infections
http://www.cdc.gov/nchstp/dstd/disease_info.htm
http://sti.bmj.com/

Alcohol
Your one stop resource for comprehensive information on issues related to alcohol abuse and binge drinking among university students.

Smoking and Nicotine Addiction
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=4753

Student Stress Anxiety Guide
http://www.learnpsychology.org/student-stress-anxiety-guide/

National Institutes of Health
A site provided by  the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It features information for A-Z in consumer health topics and provides reference to 27 Institutes and centers.