Last Updated: Nov 28, 2012
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Links to medical research, toxicology, and summaries of use/efficacy for drugs from the time they enter into clinical trials through their entry in the market place.
Learn about medication interactions, suggested dosage, possible side effects, and related lawsuits or recalls.
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information on diseases, conditions, drugs, treatment options, & healthy living, with a special focus on comparative effectiveness research
Combines key information about patients & their experiences from millions of studies from MEDLINE then organizes it around the topics you care about: conditions, treatments, experts, and hot research issues.
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Best Health gives you easy-to-understand information to help you make the best healthcare decisions.
Thousands of in-depth features, articles, animations, games, and resources on health topics.
Provides a list of U.S. medical libraries, an index of medical/health related online journals, searchable medical dictionaries, and a listserv open to the public.
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A unique collection of state, local and federal resources on various health topics.
- Merck Manual Home Health Handbook
A medical book meant for all those people interested in medical care without a medical degree.
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Understand the many clinical lab tests that are part of routine care as well as diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of conditions and diseases
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Government sponsored health information website with links to the National Center for Health Statistics and various topics such as women's health, epidemics, and regional concerns.
- MLA's Deciphering Medspeak Brochures
Translates commonly used "medspeak" terms, the specialized language of health professionals, into plain language so you can make informed decisions.
- Office of Rare Disease Research
Information on rare diseases, patient advocacy groups, research and clinical trials, and genetic & rare diseases.
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Information for patients/families, mentoring for patient organizations, advocacy for the rare disease community, research grants, & patient assistance programs
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Helps you answer the questions: “What medical condition could I have?” and “Where should I go for treatment?”
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Manually enter glucose numbers, carbohydrate consumption, insulin dosages, and activities. View all your data online.
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Medical/productivity apps for a variety of devices as well as eReader and tablet information.