The Health Information website of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) provides constantly updated consumer health information.
It is located at: health.nih.gov.
The site includes links to health information, alphabetized by topic, under the categories of Body Location/ Systems, Health and Wellness, Conditions/ Diseases, and Procedures, as well as feature articles under the categories of Healthy Lifestyles, Research in Action, and Now Online.
Additional links are provided to information on Health Topics, A-Z, Clinical Trials, Health Info Lines, NIH Publications List, Child & Teen Health, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Minority Health, Seniors’ Health, and Wellness & Lifestyle.
The following links provided may be of particular interest to family caregivers:
In addition, the NIH’s Health Information site includes useful guidance on how to find and evaluate reliable health information online:
- The MedlinePlus Guide to Healthy Web Surfing
- Finding Reliable Health Information Online by Genome.gov
- How to Evaluate Health Information on the Internet, by the NIH Office of Dietary Supplements
Please note that here at HelpingYouCare™, we are dedicated to helping you find good, reliable health and wellness information from trusted sources. That is why we include this section of HelpingYouCare™ on Other Medical Resources from Classic Sources. And, that is why in our articles, we include links to the primary sources for the information we include, and we rely upon reputable medical and scientific sources, such as those linked in this section of HelpingYouCare™. These include medical journals such as the journals of the American Medical Association, the New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet and its journals, journals of the American Association of Neurology, the American Heart Association, and others.
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