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From the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, MyHealthFinder provides a tool of recommendations to help you search for almost any health professional maintained by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) in collaboration with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
Rankings of hospitals in 16 specialties. According to their website, rankings are "based mostly on death rates for patients who represent especially challenging cases, on patient safety and on other measures of performance that can be assessed using hard data."
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.
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
Pamphlets, brochures, and other publications on health topics created by federal agencies and distributed by the Federal Consumer Information Center. Health publications are available to order, to download, or to read online.
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.
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. This page includes a directory of these safety net organizations.
A registry and results database of clinical studies of human participants; from the National Institutes of Health.
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By becoming more knowledgeable about your health, 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 healthcare 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.
The National Library of Medicine is pleased to offer this online database of health-related organizations operating toll-free telephone services. The database also includes information on services and publications available in Spanish.