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Consumer Health websites
from the American Academy of Family Physicians, provides "health information for the whole family" and includes "check your symptoms" flowcharts.
Go Ask Alice
from Columbia University's Health Education Program, provides information on health-related and sexuality topics geared toward young adults in a Q&A format.
a service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, offers consumer health and human services information.
Health Information: diseases, symptoms, drugs, test, lifestyle
Consumer health info from the National Library of Medicine
"provides valuable health information, tools for managing your health, and support to those who seek information."
RxList: the Internet Drug Index
Search by drug name, pill identifier, medical dictionary.
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Finding Reliable Health Information Online
from National Human Genome Research Institute, defines types of articles (review, research, case studies, treatment) and points to specific resources & search engines.
Quackwatch: Your Guide to Quackery, Health Fraud, and Intelligent Decisions
website of " a nonprofit corporation whose purpose is to combat health-related frauds, myths, fads, fallacies, and misconduct."
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