NIH's MedlinePlus.gov, the popular, consumer-friendly health Web site produced by the National Library of Medicine, is celebrating 10 years of bringing trusted health information to people across the country and around the world.
What a difference a decade makes. Since its debut in 1998, MedlinePlus.gov has grown to include:
- Information on hundreds of diseases, conditions, and wellness issues
- MedlinePlus en español, the most comprehensive Spanish-language health site in the United States
- A "Go Local" feature for finding health services in your community
Nearly 500 million people in more than 200 countries have turned to MedlinePlus.gov since its launch. The site receives about 12 million visitors each month and is approaching one billion page views a year.