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General Health Information for Patients and Their Families and Friends

Drugs & Supplements

  • DailyMed

    A directory of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) drug labels.

  • Dietary Supplements Labels Database

    A database with label information for thousands of brand-name dietary supplements.

  • Drug Information Portal

    A portal that provides quick access to high quality drug information.

  • Pillbox

    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.

  • Drug Information Subject Guide

    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.

Specific Populations

  • Minority Health Information Outreach

    A guide to programs, projects, and other resources related to specific minority populations.

  • NIHSeniorHealth

    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.


  • GeneEd

    A safe and useful resource for students and teachers in grades 9 - 12 to learn genetics.

  • Genetics Home Reference (GHR)

    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

  • Genetics and Genomics Subject Guide

    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

  • Haz-Map

    Links jobs and hazardous tasks with occupational diseases and their symptoms.

  • Household Products Database

    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.

  • ToxMystery

    Interactive game for 7-11 years olds with lessons about household chemical hazards.

  • Tox Town

    An interactive guide about how the environment, chemicals and toxic substances affect human health.
    Tox Town en español


Clinical Trials

Biomedical Literature

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