A great deal of health information -- some of it accurate, but some of it unreliable -- is available on the Internet. The following sites are reputable sources for health information.

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The official US Government site for people with Medicare
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/

An authoritative and current database of health information for consumers and health professionals; a service of the US National Library of Medicine and The National Institutes of Health

Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

A guide to reliable health information from the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

The Federal Government Source for Women's Health
Health information from the University of California, San Diego, Medical Center
Consumer Health Information from the US Food and Drug Administration
Health information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Family Doctor

Health information for the whole family from the American Academy of Family Physicians

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Information on popular complementary and alternative medical topics, herbal and vitamin supplements, from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

National Cancer Institute

Information about cancer from the National Cancer Institute

National Institutes of Health

Consumer health information from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

National Institute of Mental Health

Consumer health information from the National Institute of Mental Health