A resource with a wealth of information about a vast number of health and safety topics, it includes an A-Z index of categories such as disease names, countries, and risk factors. Healthy recipes, health-related news, statistics, and maps can all be found here.
This site from the American Academy of Dermatology includes information about psoriasis, eczema, and caring for tattooed skin. It also has a SPOT skin cancer section that offers a body mole map and a special section for kids.
This government site has information for consumers and those in the health profession. The site includes recent food and drug related recalls for people and animals as well as medication guides and cosmetic, health device, and vaccine articles and information.
"healthfinder.gov has resources on a wide range of health topics selected from approximately 1,400 government and non-profit organizations to bring you the best, most reliable health information on the Internet."
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Learn about prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines. Includes side effects, dosage, special precautions, and more.
"NIH’s mission is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce illness and disability.”
The Stanford Health Library has created a site that shares the knowledge of Stanford Medical staff through articles and videos of lectures. The Stanford Health Library provides access to Gale’s Health & Wellness Resource Center and eBooks (also available through Kirtland Library's home page). The references page of the “Find Information” section has links to other reliable medical sites.