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Resource for Duke Patients
Healthwise Patient Education for Duke Patients
Healthwise is an evidence-based health education platform written in plain language and includes information about specific conditions, drugs, decision aids, instructions, procedures, videos, and more. Only available to Duke patients when on the Duke campus or via their Duke MyChart patient portal.
Useful resource in providing culturally competent care and understanding and working with others. Diversity exists among individuals even within a given culture. CultureVision provides information about general cultural archetypes, and prevalences within cultures, ethnicities, and other important communities (such as blind, deaf, homeless, elderly, LGBTQIA, military, overweight, refugees, rural, and more). Only available to Duke patients when on the Duke campus.
General Health Information
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Governmental website with information on diseases, traveling, emergency preparedness, and healthy living.
Healthfinder - A to Z health topics
See which screening tests and vaccines you or a loved one need to stay healthy. Browse or search the health topics.
Doctor-reviewed advice on hundreds of physical, emotional, and behavioral topics with separate sections for parents, kids, and teens.
Lab Tests Online
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
Merck Manual Consumer Version
The Manual contains general medical information about thousands of diseases and symptoms in all fields of medicine.
NIH Office of Rare Disease Research
Information on rare diseases, patient advocacy groups, research and clinical trials, and genetic & rare diseases.
Undiagnosed Diseases Network
Information on undiagnosed diseases and how to be evaluated for signs and symptoms of rare diseases.
Find a Care Provider
Duke Health Provider Search
Find a provider that's right for you. Search by name or condition and filter by insurance, location, gender, language, and more.
Duke Patient Services
Browse for conditions and procedures and then click a topic to learn about Duke's wide range of patient services offered.
Provides you with basic professional information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States
NC Medical Board - Licensee Search
Search for North Carolina licensed physicians and physician assistants or Nurse Practitioners or Clinical Pharmacist Practitioners.
Looking for quality health information? Search MedlinePlus!
MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. MedlinePlus also contains extensive information about drugs and supplements, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive tutorials, the latest health news, and surgery videos.
Complementary & Alternative Medicine
NIH National Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine
Conducts and supports research and provides information about complementary health products and practices.
NIH Dietary Supplement Fact Sheets
Information about dietary supplements, including vitamins, minerals, herbs and botanicals, probiotics, and more.
NIH Dietary Supplement Label Database
Contains information taken from the labels of approximately 76,000 dietary supplement products available in the U.S. marketplace.
NIH Herbs at a Glance
Provides basic information about specific herbs or botanicals—common names, what the science says, potential side effects and cautions, and more.
MedlinePlus Herbs and Supplements
Browse dietary supplements and herbal remedies to learn about their effectiveness, usual dosage, and drug interactions.
Natural Standard (Duke users only)
Contains evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies.
Quackwatch: Investigations of Questionable & Illegal Claims
Investigate questionable claims, answer inquiries about products/services, distribute reliable publications, report illegal marketing, generate consumer-protection lawsuits, improve the quality of health information on the Internet.
Current information about federal and private clinical trials including location, purpose, criteria for participation, and information about the disease and treatment.
Duke Clinical Trials Directory
Search for Duke clinical trials and health research studies.
Understanding Clinical Trials
Learn more about what a clinical trial is, why you may or may not enroll in one, informed consent, and more.
Search for clinical trials happening around the world.
Search the database on thousands of NC programs & services or call for free, confidential assistance.
Callers are referred to organizations in their local community best equipped to address their specific needs including food, shelter, energy assistance, housing, parenting resources, healthcare, substance abuse, as well as specific resources for older adults and for persons with disabilities.
MedlinePlus Drugs & Supplements
Information on prescription & nonprescription drugs as well as supplements and herbals. Includes side effects, dosage, special precautions & more.
Info on medicines, therapies, and other treatments.
Information on prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines & natural products including dosage, side effects, pill identifier, interactions and more.
This database contains labeling, submitted to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) by companies, for variety of products including prescription drugs, medical devices, cosmetics, dietary supplements, and more.