Health Information and Medical Advice

Top Sites

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Mayo Clinic

Nonprofit organization with info on diagnoses, causes, treatments, risk factors, tests, drugs, and prevention

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MedlinePlus

Wellness and health info, research, and tools in all languages. Funded by US National Library of Medicine

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Drugs.com

Prescription drugs. Owned by Drugsite Trust, based in New Zealand

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Healthline.com

News, research, info on new treatments, diet, exercise, and wellness, and helpful tools

  Advice  

When seeking health information online, it's important to make sure the advice you read is up-to-date and comes from trustworthy sources. Check the author of the article or blog post. If it was written by a medical professional, you can trust that the information is accurate. Check the website organization's mission and policy on paid advertisements to see whether they have been influenced by any outside factors. In addition to the websites compiled here, check the official websites of your local hospitals and health centers for resources. Don't forget that you can always make an appointment with your doctor to ask questions.

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American College of Obstreticians & Gynecologists (ACOG)

Nonprofit professional membership organization with information on women's health

American Diabetes Association (ADA)

Nonprofit focused on diabetes prevention and cures

Athena Health

Healthcare data

CVS

Local pharmacy in most areas

Cancer.org

Cancer information portal. Run by nonprofit American Cancer Society

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

US communicable disease control and prevention. Owned by US Dept of Health and Human Services

Cleveland Clinic

Info on diseases, treatments, procedures, drugs, and research. Run by Cleveland Clinic Foundation

E-Patients Blog

Provider/patient engagement blog. Run by nonprofit Society for Participatory Medicine

Everyday Health

Empower and inspire healthy living. Owned by j2 Global

FamilyDoctor.org

Pick a doctor and find billing and insurance information. Run by AAFP (American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

Forward

Doctors leverage technology tools like collaborative smart screen, remote biometrics monitoring, app-based care, and predictive risk scoring to deliver better healthcare at lower cost

Health.com

Focus on women's health. Owned by Meredith Corporation

Health.gov (National Health Information Center - NHIC)

Health resources and support. Run by US Dept of Health and Human Services

Heart.org

Strives to improve heart health and save lives. Run by nonprofit American Heart Association

HeartHub.ca

Heart treatment information. Run by nonprofit American Heart Association

Iodine

Health and drug information. Owned by GoodRx Intermediate Holdings, LLC

Medical News Today

Summary medical research for patients. Owned by Healthline Media

Men's Health

Men's health info. Owned by Hearst Corp

Menopause.org

Menopause info and support. Run by nonprofit North American Menopause Society (NAMS)

Merck Manuals (aka MSD Manuals)

Medical reference material

Modern Healthcare

Latest medical news, research, and data. Owned by Crain Communications Inc

MyFitnessPal.com

Track diet and exercise. Owned by Under Armour, Inc

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)

Latest research that filters out inaccurate info. Under US Dept of Health & Human Services

National Health Service (NHS)

United Kingdom's national health info website

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Conditions, causes, symptoms, treatments, and info. Funded by US Dept of Health & Human Services

Psychology Today

Psychology diagnoses and treatment. Owned by Sussex Publishers

RealSelf

Plastic/cosmetic surgery information and doctor search

ScienceDaily

Latest discoveries in science, health, environment, and tech

Smartpatients

Online community for patients and families

U.S. News & World Report | Health

Quality of life health news

* Footnote:

There are no footnotes or disclaimers for the websites listed on this page