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Medicine and Health

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Government Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers health and safety topics, news alerts, health statistics, resources for vital records, lots more.


healthfinder®, a service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, offers consumer health and human services information.


MedlinePlus consumer health information from the National Library of Medicine.


Patient Education

FamilyDoctor.org from the American Academy of Family Physicians, provides "health information for the whole family" and includes "search by symptom" flowcharts.


Go Ask Alice, from Columbia University's Health Education Program, provides information on health-related and sexuality topics in a Q&A format.


MayoClinic.com "gives you access to the experience and knowledge of the more than 2,000 physicians and scientists of the Mayo Clinic." 


Medem's Medical Library represents the full range of patient education information from partner medical societies.


mediLexicon Medical Dictionary


NOAH (New York Online Access to Health) offers:

NOAH Health Topics shows broad categories, such as Dermatology or Nutrition.
NOAH Index A to Z displays a detailed alphabetic list of topics covered.

WebMD slogan is "Better information. Better health."


Doctor Finders

AMA DoctorFinder provides basic professional information on virtually every licensed physician in the US and its possessions. DoctorDirectory.com indicates physicians' specialties, certifications, and graduation year.


Pharmacy Resources

RxList: the Internet Drug Index provides drug FAQs, patient monographs, Taber's Medical Encyclopedia, and pill identifier. Users must be careful

not to link to advertisements instead of edited drug information.


MedlinePlus Drugs& Supplements provides authorative information for

patients on drugs  & herbal supplements.  Drug information is from the American Society of Health System Pharmacists.  This page contains links to

other government sites that have information on drugs and herbal products.


Web Resources

Radiological Atlas


Please Note:

This page lists just a few key consumer health resources. For more web resources that cover health and medical topics in greater depth or detail, consult the UF Health Science Center Libraries website.



Please send link suggestions and comments to the library web manager.


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