Health & Wellness

Recommended General Health Websites

  • From the CDC, provides quick access to statistics on topics of public health importance

  • Information on a wide variety of health topics. From the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

  • Searchable database from the World Health Organization that includes codes for International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems.

  • Health information web resource designed to help patients and caregivers understand the many lab tests that are a vital part of medicl care.

  • Health information, the latest medical news, scientific breakthroughs, and patient stories.

  • Find information on health, wellness, disorders, and conditions.  Learn about prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines, herbs, and supplements.  Discover tutorials, surgery videos, games, and quizzes.  Research articles and images for diseases, symptoms, tests, and treatments.   

  • Find information on medical topics, symptoms, drugs, procedures, news, and more, written for the health care professional.



  • Find nutritional facts and breakdowns for fast food menu items and other foods. The nutrient search tool allows you to find foods that are highest (or lowest) in specific dietary nutrients.

  • Timely information on diet and nutrition from the Harvard School of Public Health.

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