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 17, 2014
- 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?
- 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
- 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 allows the user to view environmental hazards through mapping technology.