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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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