A Matas Library portal for public access resources intended for consumer health questions.
Recommended sites for patient health information and overviews.
Harvard Medical School experts write on health topics.
Center for Disease Control (CDC): A-Z Index
A-Z list of topics from the CDC.
Find information on clinical studies recruiting for a wide range of diseases and conditions.
Pamphlets on health topics that explain common yet difficult to understand "medspeak" terms: breast cancer, diabetes, heart disease, eye disease, HIV-AIDS, stroke. Also includes Rx Riddles Solved! (a prescription shorthand guide) and Diagnosing Websites (tips on identifying quality healthcare information)
More than 100 health channels covering 4,000 health topics, and tons of articles and videos
Family Doctor Health
Written and reviewed by the physicians and patient education professionals at the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Genetics Home Reference
Patient-friendly information about the effects of genetic variations on human health and genetic tests.
Health Publications: publications.usa.gov
Browse or search health publications from the US federal agencies and departments.
Health infromation from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Healthy Roads Media
A source of quality health information in many languages and multiple formats (handouts, audio, video).
Easy to read patient health information in a number of languages from the National Institutes of Health.
Merck Manual Home Health Handbook
Explains disorders, symptoms, diagnosis and prevention & treatment. From Merck & Co., Inc.
"Better informaton, Better health"
Health news from HealthDay, plus recent press announcements from major medical organizations. From Medlineplus.gov