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Useful Websites - Health

Womenshealth.gov

A gateway to women's health information, this site includes publications, a searchable database of health topics, a section on minority health, and links to government agencies and nonprofit organizations that produce reliable health information for the public. The frequently asked questions on women's health cover over 100 topics. Some information also available in Spanish. From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

MedlinePlus

This directory site is designed to lead the user to resources containing information that will help with researching their health questions. It includes information from MEDLINE, links to self-help groups, the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) drug database, medical dictionaries, directories of doctors and hospitals, access to National Institute of Health consumer-related organizations, clearinghouses, health-related organizations, and a search databases section with dozens of databases on topics such as clinical trials, nutrition, AIDS, cancer, etc. Also available in Spanish.

Family Health International

This nonprofit organization's site provides information on its family planning and infectious diseases projects in several dozen countries, such as improving contraceptive choices and services and HIV/AIDS prevention and care efforts. Provides thousands of books, reports, case studies, research summaries, periodicals, and training materials, variously available in English, French, Spanish, Russian, and Arabic

WebMD Health

Although this site requires a free registration, and can be a bit overwhelming to navigate, it is still considered a leading authority reference resource for all things related to Health. According to the website, WebMD Health is a primary public portal created for consumers to help them take an active role in managing their health by providing objective healthcare and lifestyle information.