DrKoop.com is one of the most trusted sources of medical information and up to date news and contains a doctor-approved health encyclopedia of diseases and conditions.
Healthline helps consumers find, understand and manage information about their health through a medically guided search engine.
Healthline only searches the top health sites on the Web and Healthline's search technology comprehends the words and phrases used in both the medical and non-medical worlds - for example, a search for "brittle bone disease" will also return results for "Osteogenesis Imperfecta", its medical equivalent.
Mayo Clinic - Health Information
The famed Mayo Clinic's consumer health information resource, including information on diseases and conditions, on drugs and supplements, on treatment decisions, healthy living advice, health tools (e.g. Heart risk calculator, BMI calculator, etc) and an opportunity to "ask a specialist".
MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.
This Web site is provided as a free public service by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). It provides guidance on how to start maintaining a Personal Health Record (PHR), a description of the various types of PHR's available to choose from, and a database of PHR tools to review by format and cost.