Health and Wellness

 

 

Food and Health

 

 

 

 

Web Sites

 

Merck Manuals Online

A digital version of the well-known print health manuals. Contains current medical information to enable more informed decisions for both patients and medical professionals.

 

Medline Plus 

Health information in from the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

 

American Medical Association (AMA)

 

Contains Health Information and has an online Doctor Finder.

 

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Index (CAM)

Collection of material about different types of CAM, such as acupuncture, biofeedback, herbal medicine, hypnotherapy, massage, and yoga. Includes discussions of conditions (by organ and symptoms), and drug, herb, and supplement interactions and uses. From the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC).

 

Medical Board of California 

Provides guidelines on how to choose a doctor and check credentials/sanctions.

 

Drug Digest 

Drug Digest is a noncommercial, evidence-based, consumer health and drug information site. Contains information to research drug interactions, drug comparisons, and treatment options.

 

Medicare Consumer Information Page 

The official government source for those on Medicare or about to join up.

 

Updated November 2016

 

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