"The data includes high school graduation rates, access to health foods, tobacco use, obesity and teen births, as well as, socioeconomic and environmental data. The data dashboards allow for easy statewide analysis and county rankings, interactive mapping tools, custom comparison options, and year-over-year data." State Library of North Carolina
A gateway consumer health information Web site including online journals, medical dictionaries, minority health, as well as prevention and self-care. The developer/sponsor of this site is the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Department of Health and Human Services with other listed agencies.
Excellent source of information for U.S. heath policy news, health data for all 50 states, a health reform primer (see The Basics section), along with interactive time lines, calculators, and infographics to explain issues central to the current health care system and the changes that are currently happening. Other major topics covered include Minority Health, Women's Health Policy, and U.S. Global Health Policy. Provided by the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation.
An excellent consumer source of information. Editors of the site include over 1,200 physicians, scientists, writers, and educators at the Mayo Clinic, a non-profit institution with more than 100 years of history in patient care, medical research, and education.
The National Library of Medicine's authoritative database of health information for consumers and health professionals. Coverage includes conditions and diseases, drug information, dictionaries, physician and healthcare directories, and links to other medical resources. Available in English or Spanish.
Auseful resource for obtaining information on diseases, medications, and wellness topics of interest to consumers, patients, and future and practicing health professionals. Developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the National Library of Medicine (NLM).
Information provided for each drug includes the description, clinical pharmacology, indications and dosage, side effects and drug interactions, warnings & precautions, drug over dosage, contraindications, and patient information.
Contains information on diseases and conditions, pregnancy, diet and nutrition, drugs and herbs, health plans, Medicare, medical tests, clinical trials, and more. Features quizzes, and interactive tools (including a symptom checker). Searchable and browsable.
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