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- General Health Information for Patients and Their Families and Friends
- Drugs & Supplements
- Specific Populations
- Environmental Health & Toxicology
- Clinical Trials
- Biomedical Literature
General Health Information for Patients and Their Families and Friends
A web site for patients and their families and friends. It brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues including:
- Over 900 health topics
- A medical encyclopedia with images
- Drug and supplements information
- Latest health news
- Surgery and anatomy videos
- Guidance for evaluating internet health information
- Population-specific health information
Resources for individuals trying to find a doctor or information about a doctor.
Drugs & Supplements
A directory of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) drug labels.
A database with label information for thousands of brand-name dietary supplements.
A portal that provides quick access to high quality drug information.
A resource that combines high-resolution images of tablets and capsules with appearance information to enable users to visually search for and identify an unknown solid dosage pharmaceutical.
Selected, annotated resource list (electronic and print resources) that can be used to answer common questions about drugs (United States and International, prescription and over-the-counter), dietary supplements, and herbals. Guide includes resources to find drug-related statistics and regulations, and resources for specific uses or audiences. Guide DOES NOT include sources for ordering drugs, supplements, or herbs.
A guide to programs, projects, and other resources related to specific minority populations.
A Web site designed to meet the needs of older adults. Seniors and caregivers can find information on selected topics in an easy-to-read format.
A safe and useful resource for students and teachers in grades 9 - 12 to learn genetics.
Information about genetic conditions and the genes responsible for those conditions. Includes descriptions of the symptoms, diagnostic process, and treatment options.
More about GHR (Fact Sheet) | Help Me Understand Genetics
Selected, annotated resource list of introductory materials on the subjects of Genetics and Genomics. Guide includes definitions and links primarily to free online glossaries and educational materials, organizations, professional education resources, and databases.
Environmental Health & Toxicology
Links jobs and hazardous tasks with occupational diseases and their symptoms.
Information on the health effects of common household products under your sink, in the garage, in the bathroom and on the laundry room shelf.
Maps of hazardous chemicals with links to related health resources.
Interactive game for 7-11 years olds with lessons about household chemical hazards.
An interactive guide about how the environment, chemicals and toxic substances affect human health.
Tox Town en español
A central resource for current information on clinical trials for AIDS patients, federally approved HIV treatment and prevention guidelines.
Provides the public information about clinical trials and opportunities to participate in the evaluation of new treatments and drugs.
More about ClinicalTrials.gov (Fact Sheet) | FAQs
Also see: Clinical Alerts and Advisories