Consumer and Patient Health Information
Top Consumer Health Sites:

MEDLINEplus (National Library of Medicine's Consumer Health Resource)

NOAH: New York Online Access to Health

CAPHIS The Consumer and Patient Health Information Section of the Medical Library Association (CAPHIS) produces a Top 100 list of web sites consumers can trust.
Center for Medical Consumers A non-profit organization that provides timely and important information for healthcare consumers. Of particular interest is its reporting of surgical procedures performed by volume in New York State hospitals.
CDC Health Topics A to Z An alphabetical listing of health and disease topics found on the CDC's web site.
Healthy living information for the whole family, in English and Spanish.
Hardin.MD A metadirectory of health subjects -- a list of lists -- developed by Hardin Library for the Health Sciences a the University of Iowa.
HealthFinder A guide to health information produced by the US federal government, maintained by the US Dept. of Health and Human Services.
HIV InSite Current information on HIV and AIDS treatment and policy brought to you by the experts at the University of California, San Francisco.
Mayo Clinic Up to date information for patients and consumers from the prominent treatment center, including disease information, information on healthy living, and drug information.
Medem Founded by several medical societies, including the American Medical Association, Medem provides an abundance of consumer health information, as well as providing means for physician patient communications.
MEDLINEplus The National Library of Medicine's portal to patient and consumer health information, includes current news and a new "go local" feature which assists in finding regional services.
National Cancer Institute Best starting place for patients and consumers looking for quality information about cancer.
Nemours Foundation ( The most popular site for information on children's health, written for children, teens, and parents. Spanish information is now available as well.
NOAH - New York Online Access to Health Provides access to quality-filtered consumer and patient health information in English and Spanish.

M. Ascher, Updated 9/26/06
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