Other Health Information Sources

Official patient education website of the American Academy of Family Physicians; articles are reviewed by real family doctors. Features include health and wellness information including disease overviews, symptoms, causes, risk factors, and more. All information is free and without advertisements.


WebMD provides valuable health information, tools for managing your health, and support to those who seek information. You can trust that our content is timely and credible. 

The CDC is the nation’s health protection agency, working 24/7 to protect America from health and safety threats, both foreign and domestic. CDC increases the health security of our nation.

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) provides global leadership for a research, training, and education program to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood disorders and enhance the health of all individuals so that they can live longer and more fulfilling lives.

Family Health Guide — This site is an excellent source and multiple family health issues and as a search guide for additional medical information on the internet. It is maintained by a group of Harvard Medical School Professors on a continuous basis.

National Health Information Center

ODPHP sponsors the National Health Information Center (NHIC), which supports public health education and promotion by raising awareness about National Health Observances year-round. NHIC also helps connect health professionals and consumers to the organizations that can best answer their questions by providing up-to-date contact information for the most reliable resources.

NCI’s mission is to lead, conduct, and support cancer research across the nation to advance scientific knowledge and help all people live longer, healthier lives. To deliver on this mission.

Government sponsored, consumer oriented health site.