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Reliable Health Information Websites
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
Accurate information on diseases, conditions, safety topics, and travelers' health
Effective Health Care Program
Research summaries from AHRQ - the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Trusted medical advice from the American Academy of Family Physicians
Health Reference Center, Nursing and Allied Health Collection, newspapers, more. Use your Monroe County Library card to use these databases from the NYS Library, NOVELNY program
Health Check Tools from MedlinePlus
Assess your health with interactive tools such as calculators, quizzes, and questionnaires. You can check your risk for heart disease, calculate your ideal weight and body mass, and much more.
For kids, teens, and parents about health, behavior, and development
Lab Tests Online
Helps you understand your lab tests
Understandable information on diseases, conditions, medications and coping
Trusted health information from the National Library of Medicine
One-stop access to comprehensive mental health information
Merck Manual - Consumer Version
Written in everyday language - includes images, audio, videos
MLA Top Health Websites
Consumer and Patient Health Information Section (CAPHIS) of the Medical Library Association
National Cancer Institute
A great starting point for any information about cancer
See My Skin
Search for skin conditions or concerns, with a focus on melanin-rich skin
Questions to Ask Your Doctor
Patient Education Resources
Patient education. Requires RGH logon when accessing offsite
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