Health & Medicine
Health & Medicine
The selected medical websites are designed to educate and inform on consumer health topics, but should not be taken as medical advice or professional services. Medical decisions should be made in consultation with a physician.
When evaluating medical websites, it is important to consider the sponsoring agency. Favor websites developed by the federal government, research institutions, and reputable medical organizations. Look for publication dates and consider the currency of the information presented.
Basic Consumer Health : Cancer : Diabetes : Heart Disease : Medication, Pharmaceuticals, & Alternative Therapies : Men’s Health : Nutrition & Wellness : Other : Provider Directories & Referrals : Public & Environmental Health : Research in Medicine : Senior Health : Women’s Health
Searchable listing of any recalls, market withdrawals, and food safety alerts.
American Cancer Society – Broad selection of information & resources for cancer patients, caregivers, and survivors.
National Cancer Institute – Information on cancer topics, statistics, and therapies. Includes a searchable database of clinical trials in cancer treatment.
Herbs & Botanicals - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center presents evidence-based information on the use of herbs, botanicals and supplements
Oncolink- Information from the University of Pennsylvania Abramson Cancer Center
A service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases and the National Institutes of Health, this website is an online repository of information, statistics, research, and other publications related to diabetes.
Diabetes basics; living with diabetes; food guides & meal planning; community & outreach; research
Medication, Pharmaceuticals, & Alternative Therapies
MedicineNet Medication Guide
Research based information from the National Institutes of Health.
Nutrition & food guidelines, serving sizes, & information about vitamins & supplements. Food handling & safety, meal planning, and recipes available.Special consideration for parents, kids, women, and men.
A more academic focus on nutrition, with links to publications, news articles, research, and podcasts.
Practical information for individuals, health professionals, nutrition educators, and the food industry to help consumers build healthier diets with resources and tools for dietary assessment, nutrition education, and other user-friendly nutrition information.
Care Cost Containment Council
Provider Directories & Referrals
Works in collaboration with 24 specialty Member Boards to maintain the standards for physician certification. Focus is on improving the quality of health care to patients, families, and communities by supporting the continuous professional development of physician specialists.
Enter your physician’s information to find out whether or not they are Board certified.
Basic information regarding men’s health organized alphabetically by topic. A –Z entries take the reader to the CDC’s section of the website, with some external resources and links.
Livestrong Foundation’s Men’s Health Page
This site presents brief articles on popular men’s health topics.
The online edition of the popular men’s health journal, with a focus on general fitness, weight loss, and nutrition. Access full current and back issues of Men’s Health online via Flipster
YouTube Channel: Johns Hopkins Men’s Health & Vitality Page
Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention
County health & environmental information, community education, and local services
Search a database of evidenced-based publications related to the ABMS Member Board Certification process. Most articles open access, made available through a link.
Last Modified: 4/14/15