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Useful Health Websites

The health education experts at the MaineHealth Learning Resource Center have identified these websites as reliable sources of health information. Want help researching a health topic? Call the MaineHealth Learning Resource Center toll free at (866) 609-5183. This resource is free and available to anyone. A list of additional resources are listed below:

  • MedlinePlus
    Information on hundreds of diseases, conditions, and wellness issues. Available in many different languages.
  • American Academy of Family Physicians
    Covers more than 250 health topics for patients.
  • Healthfinder
    Consumer health information from the US Department of Health & Human Services.
  • KidsHealth
    Simple, easy-to-understand health information for parents, teens, and kids.
  • Mayo Clinic
    General health information and tools to help you manage your health.
  • NOAH (New York Online Access to Health)
    This site lists credible websites for many different health topics. Available in English and Spanish.

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