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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
- Surgery and anatomy videos
- Guidance for evaluating internet health information
- Population-specific health information
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.
A guide to programs, projects, and other resources related to specific minority populations.
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.
About GHR | Help Me Understand Genetics
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 (About the ClinicalTrials.gov site)
Also see: Clinical Alerts and Advisories
Provides access to over 18 million references from 5,500 biomedical journals. Many of these references link to abstracts and in some cases, the full text of articles.
MEDLINE®: Description of the Database | PubMed: MEDLINE® Retrieval on the World Wide Web | Tutorial