Government Websites on Health (USA)
National Institute of Health: NIH is the nation’s medical research agency—supporting scientific studies that turn discovery into health. NIH’s mission is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce illness and disability.
Clear Health from NIH: If you or someone close to you has received a recent diagnosis, or if you are curious because you heard about a disease, disorder, or condition on the news or from friends and want a good place to find the basic information you are looking for, this is a good place to get started…
Pub Med Biomedical Literature: PubMed comprises over 28 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of biomedicine and health, covering portions of the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering. PubMed also provides access to additional relevant web sites and links to the other NCBI molecular biology resources. PubMed is a free resource that is developed and maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), located at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Publishers of journals can submit their citations to NCBI and then provide access to the full-text of articles at journal web sites using LinkOut.
Health.Gov: This site is coordinated by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Contains very useful information on health topics A to Z.
Health and Nutrition by USA.gov: Health and Nutrition Find an A-Z list of health topics and resources on insurance, prescription drugs, nutrition, caregiving, and more.
Healthcare.gov: A federal government website managed by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. This is also the site from where you can get enrolled in a health insurance plan.
Women's Health: A federal government website managed by the Office on Women's Health in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Provides national leadership and coordination to improve the health of women and girls through policy, education and model programs. Also contains health topics A-Z.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: The mission of the Department of Health and Human Services is to help provide the building blocks that Americans need to live healthy, successful lives. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.
Medicare.gov : A federal government website managed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Learn about how Medicare is funded through 2 trust accounts held by the U.S. Treasury and how you can help Medicare save money.
External Websites on Health
American Medical Aesthetics : Official provider of medical skincare to the Donald Trump Miss USA Pageant. Learn about our laser services on our website
Health in depth Direct links to health-news in newspapers, periodicals and leading websites
Health Center Health center, free newsletter, drug database, medical center, medical reference library etc.
Dr. Koop.com Visit the virtual pharmacy, get health news, ask the doctor a question, join a chat room or forum, or find out information about health topics.
MedicineNet Information on topics such as diseases and treatments, body rhythms and first aid. Also offers a pharmaceutical reference guide, a medical dictionary and doctors' answers to user questions.
On Health Health information site geared toward consumers. News and features, reference information, symptom analyzer, clickable index of health conditions, Reuters health headlines and glossary.
SportsMedWeb Dr. Mark A. Jenkins offers health, nutrition, injury recovery and training information for endurance athletes at this Web site devoted to sports medicine.
World Health Organization Information on viruses, vaccinations, emerging diseases and other world health concerns are available at its site. Users can track global disease patterns and find the latest influenza data from this year's flu season.
Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine Organization that promotes safe research methods provides membership information.
Alternative Health A guide to alternative health-related home pages on the Web covering natural medicine topics such as Reiki, Ayurveda and herbs.
AFPA American Fitness Professionals and Associates specializes in fitness education and certification. Get details on seminars and classes.
MSN Women Central Health Explore a selection of resources related to women's health including a breast cancer guide and daily health notes and nutrition tips.
WebMD - Resource for consumers, physicians, nurses, and educators. Includes news, chat forums, health quizzes and consumer product updates.
AOL Health - Find advice, information about diseases and drugs, fitness tips, and news items.
BBC Health - Features current news plus archives, guides by subject, "Ask a Doctor", searchable conditions database, message board, and e-mail newsletter subscription.
MedicineNet - Describes conditions, diseases, tests, and procedures, with a medical dictionary.
Myhealth.Alberta.ca - Government of Alberta initiative to provide health and wellness information through various articles.
NHS Choices - Information on conditions, treatments, local services and healthy living.
National Council on Patient Information and Education (NCPIE) - Designed to help consumers make sound decisions about the use of medicines, and to stimulate and improve communication between consumers and health care professionals by developing programs, providing educational kits, and offering guidelines, tips, and resources.
Net Health Book - Comprehensive compilation of medical information on major common diseases with emphasis on prevention of disease conditions and treatment options.
InteliHealth - Harvard Medical School's consumer health information, journal databases, a medical dictionary, FAQs on latest news and live forums.
A Healthy Me - Providing health and wellness information, and produced by Blue Cross BlueShield of Massachusetts.
Drugsdb - Information on commonly prescribed drugs and medications including their side effects, standard dosages, contraindications and interactions.
Emedicinezone - Provides information about symptoms, tests and treatment of common disease conditions and diseases.
Family Health Guide - Offers expert advice on a wide range of health and disease conditions.
FamilyDoctor - A database of articles and guides, covering common medical topics. All articles are reviewed and edited by family doctors and specialists.
Health On the Net Foundation - Guides lay persons and non-medical users and medical practitioners to useful and reliable online medical and health information. Provides leadership in setting ethical standards for Web site developers.
Dr. Gabe Mirkin - Reports on health, fitness, and nutrition news from talk show host Gabe Mirkin, M.D., in text and audio form.
HELP - Health Education Library for People - Features online full-text books and magazines on health and illness.
Health Talk Online - Offering information about common disease conditions through articles and discussion forum.
Health Videos - Contains videos submitted by doctors and other health professionals.
HealthInsite - Independent information on diseases, fitness, aging, and health services. Includes a newsletter and events calendar. Sponsored by the Australian Government.
Healthfinder - US government directory of online publications, clearinghouses, databases, web sites, and support and self-help groups, as well as the government agencies and not-for-profit organizations.
Lab Tests Online - Explains common laboratory tests and what the results might mean.
MDAdvice.com - Provides health and medical information, health tips, resources, experts, news, chats, and community support.
MUSC Health - Complete health and disease information along with the latest health care news. Presented by the experts at the Medical University of South Carolina.
MayoClinic.com - Clinical experts provide current medical information and news on health topics.
Med-Help.net - Nurses trained to answer questions on a variety of health topics.
NetHealth Online Guide - A comprehensive guide to health on the Internet, with reviews and links to hundreds of online resources.
Netwellness.org - Health and wellness information from the faculty of the Universities of Cincinnati, Ohio State and Case Western Reserve. Question answering for non-emergencies.
New England Baptist Hospital - Patient Education - Offers pre-operative tips for hip, knee or spinal surgery.
New York Online Access to Health - Definition, care and treatment information and related conditions are offered by NOAH. In English and Spanish.
PLGA Foundation - Provides answers to common questions about the disease and the foundation supports the affected patients.
Patient Power - Provide latest news, information on disease conditions and interviews of patients as well as doctors.
PatientUK - Evidence-based articles on many health and disease topics. Written by doctors for patients.
PreOp.com - Offers patients animated videos, graphics, and medical illustrations as explanations for the most common surgical and diagnostic procedures performed in the US.
Pri-Med Patient Education Center - Free resource served by professionals from Harvard Medical School for the patients regarding common disease conditions. Link for further reading, free brochures are also provided.
StopGettingSick.com - Current medical news, articles, and research.
Surgery Door - A guide to medical conditions, illnesses and ailments, their treatment and possible cure.
The Doctor Will See You Now - Comprehensive resource of knowledge related to the common disease conditions through various articles.
The Doctor's Doctor - Explains how to interpret laboratory, surgical pathology, and cytology reports and provides information about various conditions and diseases. Maintained by a group of pathologists.
The Health Resource, Inc. - Specialized medical research reports on mainstream, experimental, and alternative treatments, specialists, and support organizations.
The Merck Manual - Home Edition - Transforms the language of the professionals' version into commonly used English while retaining the vital information about diseases, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment.
The Undying Soul - Informative resources including blog articles to fight cancer written by oncologist Dr. Stephen J. Iacoboni.
The Virtual Clinic - Provides free opinion by established doctors on health in question answer format to the patients.
Total Health - Information on a variety of medical conditions and treatments written for patients by UK medical professionals.
Yahoo! Health - Medical dictionary, disease symptoms and treatments, resources for healthy living, and information on drugs and medicines.
eHealthMD - Provides information on a wide range of health and medical topics. Articles are reviewed by physicians.
eMedTV Health Information - A library of medical information including conditions and diseases, tests and procedures and drugs and supplements.