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This webpage links to quality health information designed for the general public. It provides information that can help you discuss health concerns with your health care provider.
Last Updated: Oct 22, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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In the News

  • Health News from National Library of Medicine
  • Google News
    When reading medical news stories, look for citation information such as the journal name or the researcher (author). Then you can enter the information into the Citation Matcher below to find the actual research.
  • Find Research Reported in the News (Citation Matcher)
    Find citation information from the news article such as the journal title, or the researcher (author). Enter the information you can find into the citation matcher search engine to read the actual research that the news is reporting.
  • Sample News Story on the Web
    Can you find the pieces of the citation for this research within this health news article, and then find the actual research article in PubMed?

General Health Information

Medicines and Supplements

  • Drugs, Supplements and Herbal Information
    This website from MedlinePlus contains comprehensive overview information of most prescription and OTC medications as well as nutritional supplements. The information includes dosage, side effects, precautions, and interactions.
  • Check for Drug Interactions
    This website checks for drug interactions. It is coordinated by the University of Maryland Medical Center

Immunization Schedules from the CDC


Environmental Health

  • Household Products Database
    This database links over 14,000 consumer brands to health effects from Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) provided by manufacturers and allows scientists and consumers to research products based on chemical ingredients.
  • ToxMap
    ToxMap allows the user to view environmental hazards through mapping technology.

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