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MedlinePlus® Web Site Highlights

The MedlinePlus® Web site contains good information on many consumer health issues. Below are just a few of the highlights from this site.

 

Selected Highlights of MedlinePlus

  NIH MedlinePlus® magazine is a free, new guide for patients that is published four times a year. Latest news from the National Institutes of Health is featured in this magazine.

  Videos and Cool Tools contains videos and tutorials on surgical procedures, diagnostic procedures, diseases and conditions. 

  Health Topic Pages for over 900 diseases, illnesses, health conditions and wellness issues are available on MedlinePlus.  For example, the  Nutrition Topic Page  contains overviews, research, patient handouts, and a "latest news" section on food and nutrition. Find many links to help you and your family stay healthy.

  Wellness and Lifestyle will help you find information on many topics that will help you stay well. Learn about exercise, staying healthy while traveling, and much more.

  Drugs and Supplements provides information on side effects, dosage, special precautions and more for prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications and herbs and supplements.  This is also a great source for information on dietary supplements and herbal remedies. 

 

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