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We’ve compiled a list of important health care websites that may be helpful, whether you’re looking for more information on a particular diagnosis or need answers on the urgency of a situation.
Information retrieved from the sites below should not substitute for a physician consultation. Though our main concern is to help with your emergencies, we hope this information can contribute to your understanding of care and general quality of life.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
This government-run website aims to provide you with “credible, reliable health information” on everything from workplace safety to potential epidemics.
American Association of Poison Control Centers
The primary service of the AAPCC is a free, 24-hour poison help hotline: 1-800-222-1222. Professionals there can help address a poison concern immediately. But the association’s website also contains valuable information on poison first aid and “poison-proofing” your home.
PubMed – Medical Literature Retrieval System
The U.S. National Library of Medicine keeps track of around 5,000 selected publications, mostly medical journals. Its online database has more 18 million articles summarized and is a great way to find the latest information on everything from nursing techniques to experimental treatments.
Participate in established online communities, read blogs from medical experts, navigate your way through a virtual body, or simply search for more information on a medical condition. WebMD has proven to be a reliable, up-to-date source for health information.
You may also search the health library resources available on this site.