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Websites with Consumer Health Information
Authoritative and up to date health information from the National Library of Medicine. Includes health topics, drugs and supplements, medical encyclopedia, dictionary, news and directories. Also links to information in multiple languages and easy to read materials. Has Spanish version
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): A-Z Index
A tool that makes the CDC.gov Web site easier to use. It helps you quickly find and retrieve specific information.
Consumer Health Publications: The Federal Consumer Information Center (FCIC)
- Consumer health information from federal agencies and departments developed and distributed by FCIC. Health publications are available to order, to download, or to read online.
Family Doctor Health
- information written and reviewed by the physicians and patient education professionals at the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Department of Health and Human Services together with other Federal agencies. A key resource for prevention information. Personal health tools available. Resources from government, nonprofit organizations and universities. Has Spanish version.
A reliable source of health information for over a century, the Merck Manuals now have a website designed for the public, with material on medical topics, symptoms, drugs, procedures, news, and more, written in everyday language.
National Institutes of Health
Access easy-to-understand information and tools to help you stay healthy. The site provides reliable information on diseases and conditions from over 1,600 government and non-profit organizations.
Health information in written and multimedia/video format.
A source of quality health information in many languages and multiple formats.
UF Health Community Programs
The six colleges of the University of Florida Health Science Center, the UF Health family of hospitals and many community volunteer partners work together to act as a health care safety net for many of the most vulnerable citizens of north Florida.
By becoming more knowledgeable about your condition, you can be better prepared to talk with your health care provider and take a more active role in your health care.
The University of Florida Libraries provide this list of consumer health web sites for informational use only, and does not establish a professional relationship between the users and any health care provider. These materials are not intended as a substitute for the care of a qualified health care provider. The ideas presented are the opinions of their respective authors and may or may not agree with the opinion of your provider. You should never change any part of your treatment regimen without first contacting your helalthcare provider. All questions and concerns about your health should be taken to your health care provider. UF Libraries assume no liability for the information retrieved or its interpretation or application.
Find a Physician or Hospital
Florida Health Source
Users can search for health professionals licensed by the Florida Department of Health, or verify the license of a specific practitioner.
Florida Health Finder
This site provides health education and information to locate and compare prescription costs, insurance plans, nursing homes/hospice, and health care providers in Florida to make well-informed health care decisions.
Find a Doctor
Search a directory of providers at UFHealth clinics and hospitals.
ClinicalTrials.gov - Provides easy and free access to information on clinical studies for a wide range of diseases and conditions.
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