A to Z all health topics. MedlinePlus is a service of the US National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. Directs consumers to information that helps answer health questions; MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news. Information is consumer-friendly, and site navigation is extremely easy. Ad-free. Our tax dollars are being put to good use at this site.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) index A to Z. Easy to use topic list. The CDC is one of the major operating divisions of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). It serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and health education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States. CDC maintains active surveillance of diseases and works round the clock, 24/7, to protect against threats to our health, safety and security. Constantly updated. However, note that COVID-19 is only included under Coronavirus.
A wide scope of links on FDA-approved drugs. Food and Drug Administration website also has information on Food and Medical Devices.
MedlinePlus (part of US National Library of Medicine) provides health information for various topics in multiple languages such as Arabic, Dari, Farsi, Hmong, Japanese, Pashto, Somali, Vietnamese, as well as European languages; nearly 60 languages in all. The multilingual collection does not include all topics.
healthfinder® is an award-winning free guide to reliable consumer health information, sponsored by the National Health Information Center. Select Health Topics. This site links to carefully selected information and Web sites from health-related government agencies, not-for-profit organizations and universities. It is ad-free and has both English and Spanish content. Healthfinder.gov won the 2013 ClearMark Award External for best plain language Public Sector website and has been selected as one of the Medical Library Association’s Top Health Websites. Service was developed by the Department of Health and Human Services and other federal agencies. It is offered through the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP). Updated December 2022.
NOAH, the New York Online Access to Health, is a collection of 14 common health and illness topics, organized A to Z. It provides access to high quality full-text consumer health information in English and Spanish that is accurate, timely, relevant and unbiased. Consumer health information is quality-filtered
The home edition Merck Manual is a consumer favorite. Search Index is easy to use. Medical information describes symptoms, covers diagnostic tests, common treatments, and generally what to expect for a variety of conditions and diseases. Updates on Covid and the Omicron variant in 2022.