Health Information from the Federal Government:
- FirstGov Health Section: FirstGov is your electronic
gateway to federal information that will answer your questions about health, drugs, insurance, and safety,
as well as medical references with the most up to date information regarding health and health care.
- MEDLINEplus Health Information: A service of the United States National Library of Medicine
"Welcome to MEDLINEplus, a goldmine of good health information from the world's
largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine. Health professionals and consumers alike can depend on it
for information that is authoritative and up to date. MEDLINEplus has extensive information
from the Nation Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on about 500 diseases and conditions. There are also
lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia and dictionaries, health information in
Spanish, extensive information on prescription and non prescription drugs, health information from
the media and links to thousands of clinical trials."
- Federal Information Center- Health Section: This government
clearing house contains dozens of helpful articles on specific medical conditions as well as on general health issues such as
exercise and diet and health aids.
- Healthfinder: "Healthfinder
is a free guide to reliable consumer health and human services information, developed by the U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services. HealthFinder can lead you to selected online publications,
clearing houses, databases, Web sites, and support and self-help groups, as well as government
agencies and not-for-porfit organizations that produce reliable information for the public."
- The National Women's Health Information Center: "Welcome to
the National Women's Health Information Center (NWHIC), a service of the Office On Women's Health (OWH)
in the Department of Health and Human Services. The NWHIC provides a gateway to the vast array of federal and other
women's health information resources. Our site on the World Wide Web can help you link to, read, and
download a wide variety of women's health-related material developed by the Department of
Health and Human Services, other Federal agencies, and private sector resources."
- 4 Girls Health (from the Office of Women's Health)
- FirstGov for Kids - Health Section