Patients & Families
Disease Specific Associations
Consumer Health Websites
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
Accurate information on diseases, conditions, safety topics, and travelers' health
Effective Health Care Program
Research summaries from AHRQ - the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Trusted medical advice from the American Academy of Family Physicians
Health Reference Center, Nursing and Allied Health Collection, newspapers, more.
For kids, teens, and parents about health, behavior, and development
Helps you understand your lab tests
Understandable information on diseases, conditions, medications and coping
Trusted health information from the National Library of Medicine
Written in everyday language - includes images, audio, videos
Consumer and Patient Health Information Section (CAPHIS) of the Medical Library Association
Manage your bone and joint health - from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - includes exercises and conditioning programs
World Confederation for Physical Therapy partner
Helps patients take an active role in preventing health care errors - from The Joint Commission
Find information on health conditions, wellness issues, and more in easy-to-read language
SALUD is a collaboration between the Chicago Department of Public Health and the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Library of the Health Sciences and College of Nursing. The collaboration aims to bring appropriate Spanish & English language materials to the public.
The Office on Women's Health (OWH) is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The OWH website provides reliable information on women's health issues.