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Health Information

Consumer Health Resrouces on the Internet

From the University of Connecticut Health Center, the site includes links to a variety of consumer health information topics.

A portal to Web sites of a number of government multi-agency health initatives and activities.


Healthline offers its original health content, the HealthExpert Health Forums, as well as physician-reviewed content, health tools and videos from more than 20 leading medical reference publishers and media partners.

University of Connecticut Health Center Library’s consumer health information program for Connecticut residents and public libraries.


Sponsored by Aetna, InteliHealth’s mission is to empower people with trusted solutions for healthier lives.

MagPortal – Health

A searchable, browsable directory of magazine articles related to health topics that are available online.


MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health’s Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand.

MedNews provides the latest health and medical news, categorized by disease and condition.

Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Thearpy

Online version of one of the most widely used medical texts in the world. Covers symptoms and treatments for an extremely broad range of diseases, disorders, and other medical conditions.


PubMed provides access to bibliographic information which includes MEDLINE as well as additional life science journals.