Reliable Health Information on the Web

  • NIH Senior Health - All you need to know about aging and maintaining a healthy lifestyle as you grow older. Articles, videos and printable pamphlets are available on a wide variety of topics.
  • KidsHealth - Separate areas for Kids, Teens, Parents, and Educators, all full of information in plain English about kids' healthy development.
  • WomensHealth.Gov - Fact sheets, news, and access to the Office on Womens' Health Helpline.
  • QuackWatch - "Your Guide to Quackery, Health Fraud, and Intelligent Decisions," QuackWatch contains skeptical information on some alternative treatments, popular health gurus and other trending health topics.
  • ClinicalTrials.Gov - Information about clinical medical studies of human participants conducted around the world.
  • Indiana State Department of Health - Obtain certified copies of birth and death certificates, search consumer reports on Indiana health care facilities, learn about vaccinations and much more.

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