Thursday, November 8, 2012

MedlinePlus: Trustworthy Online Health Information

MedlinePlus is a  free, easy-to-use  health  information service of the National  Library of Medicine.

Resources and tools include:
  • Health  Topics: Over 900 topics on conditions, diseases and wellness

  • Drugs  & Supplements: About your prescription and over-the-counter  medicines, herbs and supplements

  • Videos, Tutorials and Cool Tools

  • Medical  Encyclopedia and Dictionary

  • News: Current health news and press  announcements

  • Directories: Find doctors, dentists and hospitals 

  • Information in many languages

You can find the MedlinePlus website on the UCSF Patient Health Library's Health Information Websites page along with many other health information resources.

Need more help?  Want a search done for you?  

Contact the Patient Health Librarian
by email, telephone, or in person.