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Food and Drug Administration News

Published Dec 20, 2005, 12:00pm

Food and Drug Administration News

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MEDLINEplus from the National Library of Medicine
Description: The National Library of Medicine's MEDLINEplus is for anyone with a medical question. This service provides access to extensive information about specific diseases, conditions, and prescription drugs. Includes links to consumer health information from the National Institutes of Health, clearinghouses, dictionaries, lists of hospitals and physicians, health information in Spanish and other languages, and clinical trials.

Adam.com Medical Encyclopedia
Description: Adam.com is a leading online provider of health, medical, and wellness information. At this site, after choosing a topic, you can link through to an overview, a list of symptoms, treatments, and prevention. Each section has cross reference links to other related conditions.

CAPHIS: Consumer and Patient Health Information Section of the Medical Library Association
Description: Top 100 List of Web Sites You Can Trust. This list of quality health web sites meets the criteria for currency, credibility, content, audience, etc., as described on the CAPHIS web site.

Description: Developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, this site directs you to selected online publications, clearinghouses, databases, web sites, and support and self-help groups, as well as the government agencies and not-for-profit organizations that produce reliable information for the public.

Information from Your Family Doctor
Description: From the American Academy of Family Physicians, this site offers patient education documents for common medical concerns and conditions.

Description: InteliHealth is a media company formed as a joint venture between Aetna U.S. Healthcare and the Johns Hopkins University Hospital and Health System. "Draw from reliable branded sources -- with trustworthy free tools to help you navigate through the confusing web of health information out there. All information and products on our site are looked at by a team of top medical experts before inclusion, so you can be confident you're getting the most reliable information and products available."

Description: MayoClinic.com offers a wealth of easy-to-understand information on health and medical topics. New material is added every workday, all reviewed for accuracy by Mayo Clinic experts.

Description: Mylifepath.com is a free online health and wellness service provided by Blue Shield of California. The site provides customized healthcare news and information, and a wide variety of alternative health and wellness services.

NOAH: New York Online Access to Health
Description: NOAH New York Online Access to Health is a unique collection of state, local and federal resources selected by editors with consumers in mind. Searchers may select from a list of Health Topics which are then narrowed to include definitions, care and treatment, and lists of information resources. Many bilingual resources.

RxList - The Internet Drug Index
Description: A very useful drug index, It has an excellent search engine and provides information on both a consumer and professional level. Information on various disease categories is also provided as is Taber's Medical Encyclopedia. An advanced search engine is also available which allows searching by drug name, keyword, imprint code, NDC and medical terminology as well.

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