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Mayo Clinic

Diagnosis, causes, treatments, risk factors, tests, drugs & prevention. A nonprofit

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MedlinePlus

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

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Healthline.com

News, research, new treatments, diet, exercise, wellness & tools

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National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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

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American College of Obstreticians & Gynecologists (ACOG)

Women's health care & information. A nonprofit professional membership organization

American College of Obstreticians & Gynecologists (ACOG)

Women's health care & information. A nonprofit professional membership organization

American Diabetes Association (ADA)

Nonprofit focused on diabetes prevention & cure

American Diabetes Association (ADA)

Nonprofit focused on diabetes prevention & cure

Athena Health

Healthcare data

Athena Health

Healthcare data

CVS

Local pharmacy in most areas

CVS

Local pharmacy in most areas

Cancer.org

Cancer information portal. Run by nonprofit American Cancer Society

Cancer.org

Cancer information portal. Run by nonprofit American Cancer Society

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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

Cleveland Clinic

Diseases, treatments, procedures, drugs & research, tools. Run by Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Cleveland Clinic

Diseases, treatments, procedures, drugs & research, tools. Run by Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Drugs.com

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

Drugs.com

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

E-Patients Blog

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

E-Patients Blog

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

Everyday Health

Empower & inspire healthy living. Owned by j2 Global

Everyday Health

Empower & inspire healthy living. Owned by j2 Global

FamilyDoctor.org

Pick a doctor, bills info, insurance & patient advocacy. Run by AAFP (American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

FamilyDoctor.org

Pick a doctor, bills info, insurance & patient advocacy. Run by AAFP (American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

Health.com

Focus on women's health. Owned by Meredith Corporation

Health.com

Focus on women's health. Owned by Meredith Corporation

Health.gov (National Health Information Center - NHIC)

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

Health.gov (National Health Information Center - NHIC)

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

Heart.org

Strives to improve heart health & save lives. Run by non-profit American Heart Association

Heart.org

Strives to improve heart health & save lives. Run by non-profit American Heart Association

HeartHub.ca

Heart treatment information. Run by nonprofit American Heart Association

HeartHub.ca

Heart treatment information. Run by nonprofit American Heart Association

Iodine

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

Iodine

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

Medical News Today

Summary medical research for patients. Owned by Healthline Media

Medical News Today

Summary medical research for patients. Owned by Healthline Media

Men's Health

Men's health info. Owned by Hearst Corp

Men's Health

Men's health info. Owned by Hearst Corp

Menopause.org

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

Menopause.org

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

Merck Manuals (aka MSD Manuals)

Medical reference material

Merck Manuals (aka MSD Manuals)

Medical reference material

Modern Healthcare

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

Modern Healthcare

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

MyFitnessPal.com

Track diet & exercise. Owned by Under Armour, Inc

MyFitnessPal.com

Track diet & 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 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 Health Service (NHS)

United Kingdom's national health info website

Psychology Today

Psychology diagnoses & treatment. Owned by Sussex Publishers

Psychology Today

Psychology diagnoses & treatment. Owned by Sussex Publishers

RealSelf

Plastic/cosmetic surgery information & doctor search

RealSelf

Plastic/cosmetic surgery information & doctor search

ScienceDaily

Latest discoveries in science, health, environment & tech

ScienceDaily

Latest discoveries in science, health, environment & tech

Smartpatients

Online community for patients & families

Smartpatients

Online community for patients & families

U.S. News & World Report | Health

Quality of life health news

U.S. News & World Report | Health

Quality of life health news

US Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

Food, drugs, medical recalls, safety alerts & approvals. From US Dept of Health and Human Services

US Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

Food, drugs, medical recalls, safety alerts & approvals. From US Dept of Health and Human Services

Walgreens

Local pharmacy in most areas

Walgreens

Local pharmacy in most areas

WebMD

Trustworthy health info. Owned by Internet Brands, subsidiary of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts

WebMD

Trustworthy health info. Owned by Internet Brands, subsidiary of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts

Webicina (The Medical Futurist)

Digital health technologies. Private company based in Hungary

Webicina (The Medical Futurist)

Digital health technologies. Private company based in Hungary

Women's Health

Women's health info. Owned by Hearst Corp

Women's Health

Women's health info. Owned by Hearst Corp

World Health Organization (WHO)

Communicable disease control & prevention worldwide. Run by the United Nations (UN)

World Health Organization (WHO)

Communicable disease control & prevention worldwide. Run by the United Nations (UN)

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