Sometimes it’s hard to know if the information you find on the web is trustworthy. Or, what if you just can’t find what you need.
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Health and Patient Information Websites
Free, credible, current, comprehensive information about cancer prevention and screening, diagnosis and treatment, research across the cancer spectrum, clinical trials, and news and links to other NCI websites.
Health information for the whole family by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).
Resources on a wide range of health topics selected from approximately 1,400 government and non-profit organizations to bring you the best, most reliable health information on the Internet.
Find information on health conditions, wellness issues, and more in easy-to-read language.
Health information you can trust about kids and teens that’s free of “doctor speak.”
Other Reliable Sources
- Mayo Clinic
- Centers for Disease Control
- Net Wellness Consumer Health
- American Cancer Society
- American Diabetes Association
- American Foundation for the Blind
- American Heart Association
- Stroke Association
Medical and Health Journals & Magazines
Consumer Health Complete is a database that contains a wealth of information. Depending on how and where you connect, you may need special login username and password to access.
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