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SCL: Useful Websites
  • Topics: Health

Health Sites

  • DrugWatch - a comprehensive site featuring extensive up-to-date information about thousands of different medications and drugs currently on the market or previously available worldwide.
  • Familydoctor.org - Health information for the whole family from the American Academy of Family Physicians, including a medical dictionary.
  • Family Health Guide: Diagnostic Tests - Sponsored by Harvard Medical School, this site explains what the test is, how to prepare, what the risks are, what to expect, and approximately how long for the results to come in.
  • Maino Community Health Library - Health library located in Modesto, CA.
  • Healthfinder -  A credible, accurate source of information to help Americans choose to live healthier lives.
  • Healthopedia - a medical and health consumer information resource containing comprehensive, unbiased information in patient-friendly language from trusted sources.
  • HIV InSite - Provides a wealth of information about HIV and AIDS topics.
  • Lab Tests Online - A public resource on clinical lab testing from the laboratory professionals who do the testing.
  • MedicineNet - Relevant, easy-to-read, in-depth medical information for consumers.
  • Medline Plus Health Information - A service of the National Library of Medicine and National Institute of Health
  • MEDLINE - References and abstracts from 4300 biomedical journals.
  • PubMed - Provides access to over 11 million MEDLINE citations back to the mid-1960's and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.
  • RXList - Internet drug index.


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Revised: August 17, 2011
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