Health

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Affordable Care Act

State and Federal information on the Affordable Care Act.

Healthcare.gov

Answering your questions about health coverage Our mission is to help you understand your new health coverage options so you can enroll in a plan that works for you and your family.

Making Smart Choices When Seeking Online Health Information

What should you look for when evaluating the quality of health information on Web sites?

Three Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Ask Me 3™ is a patient education program designed to promote communication between health care providers and patients in order to improve health outcomes.

Do You Know the Right Questions to Ask

Quality health care is a team effort. You play an important role. One of the best ways to communicate with your doctor and health care team is by asking questions.

Now you have a diagnosis - What next?

Next Steps After Your Diagnosis offers general advice for people with almost any disease or condition. And it has tips to help you learn more about your specific problem and how it can be treated.

National Institutes of Health

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services , is the nation’s medical research agency—making important discoveries that improve health and save lives.

Medline Plus

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends.

National Cancer Institute

Accurate, up-to-date, comprehensive cancer information from the U.S. government's principal agency for cancer research.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Collaborating to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health – through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new health threats.

Health Finder

Live well.  Learn how.

KidsHealth   

KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years.

US National Network of Libraries of Medicine

Advancing the progress of medicine and improving the public health through access to health information.

Make informed choices about drugs and treatment options

DrugDigest is a noncommercial, evidence-based, consumer health and drug information site dedicated to empowering consumers to make informed choices about drugs and treatment options.

Prescription drug information and news

Providing free, peer-reviewed, accurate and independent data on more than 24,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines & natural products. Find helpful tools, wallet size personal medication records, mobile applications and more.

Lab Tests Online

Noncommercial patient education on blood, urine, and other lab tests

Health News Review

Dedicated to improving the accuracy of health & medical news coverage through independent expert reviews of news stories.