General Resources

  • aapcc.org – American Association of Poison Control Centers. Call 1.800.222.1222 for free, confidential, expert medical advice 24/7/365.
  • mayoclinic.com – General medical information, medication, tests and tools for healthy living
  • familydoctor.org – American Academy of Family Physicians with information on prevention, pregnancy, newborns and teens
  • nihseniorhealth.gov/toolkit/toolkit.html – NIH tool for working with seniors and teaching about how to use computer programs to aid in knowledge, including how to evaluate health websites; Information about exercise and physical activity
  • nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus – MedlinePlus.gov is the premier free consumer health web site of the National Library of Medicine. Headings are drugs and supplements, medical dictionary, health topics, medical encyclopedia, and health insurance
  • healthfinder.gov – Federal government’s site for health information from NCI, NIA, AAFP, CDC and major medical school sites; Includes encyclopedia, services (physicians, etc.) and interactive tools
  • kidshealth.org/ – Nemours Hospital general education site with sections for kids, teens, parents and educators
  • WebMD.com – Health care site with general health information and lifestyle assistance including planners, calculators, etc.
  • skinsight.com/ – 200 medical images of skin diseases, etc.
  • Healthline.com – Includes prescription images with pill finder profiles
  • RealAge.com – Interactive site with 150 question quiz to determine biological age