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Internet Health Resources

We recommend the following sites as excellent sources for reliable health information.

MedlinePlus (National Library of Medicine) - MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health Web site for patients and their families and friends.  Information on diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand.

Health Information A to Z - Comprehensive evidence-based information on health conditions, wellness, and disease.

The Top 100 List: Health Websites You Can Trust - From the Consumer and Patient Health Information Section (CAPHIS) of the Medical Library Association. You will find links that cover hundreds of health and disease topics.

Interactive Tutorials - From MedlinePlus and the Patient Education Institute.  These tutorials cover a wide variety of health conditions, and include animated graphics, audio, and easy-to-read language.


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When you're welcoming a new life into the world, you don't want to do it in a cold, institutional environment. At Family Birth Place, you'll find all the comforts of home, as well as all of the latest medical technology and most dedicated perinatal professionals. We take care of the entire family, with pull-out sleeper sofas for new dads, and dining and sitting rooms - and even a kitchen - where your loved ones can gather.
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