Government and Multi-Language Sites
CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Resource site produced by the federal government covering disease, alcoholism
Provides patients and members of the public easy access to information about the location of clinical trials, their design and purpose, criteria for participation and additional disease and treatment information. Created by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM).
Consumer Health Information on the Web
A starting point for those beginning a search for consumer health information.
Electronic Orange Book
All information is from the FDA publication - Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations
FDA's web site
FDA Food and Cosmetic Internation/Foreign Language Documents - U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Information about cosmetics, food additives, foodborne illness, food labeling, food safety, imports and exports, inspections, pesticides and chemical contaminants, seafood and how to obtain information about the FDA.
Produced by the U.S. government, listing all kinds if enactments. Produced daily. Not a place to go unless you need to!
US government guide to health links and online publications.
Consumer health information provided by thee National Library of Medicine.
National Guideline ClearingHouse
National Guideline Clearinghouse, a public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.
National Highway Safety Administration-Office of Defects Investigation
So what is that strange sound you are hearing from your car? Want to know if anyone else is hearing it from their car? More than just recalls--technical bulletins-hidden warranties- a place to lodge your complaint.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
Provides publications and frequently asked questions about alcohol abuse and alcoholism.
National Institutes of Health: Health Information
Resources from the US Department of Health and Human Services.
NationalCenter for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
NLM: National Library of Medicine
Homepage of the National Library of Medicine.
The National Women's Health Information Center
Site maintained by the Office on Women's Health of the Department of Health and Human Services.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration: Office of Women's Health
FDA site serves as a gateway to a wide variety of information on women's health issues.
Virtual Naval Hospital
The virtual Naval Hospital-full text information on many common health problems-geared toward the consumer. Highly regarded site.
Workplace Safety & Health - Consumer and Industry Services: State of Michigan
The Michigan Department of Consumer and Industry Services' Bureau of Safety and Regulations helps Spanish-speaking workers access safety and health services.
Provides a single point of access to a variety of CDC reports, guidelines, and numeric public health data.
Cancer.gov: Algunos documentos especificos estan en espanol
Press releases pertaining to cancer; information summaries about cancer; handouts from NCI; clinical studies; and pamphlets explain how to prevent cancer.
Centros para el Control y la Prevencion de Enfermedades CDC en Espanol
Offers disease and health topics found on the CDC web site. More topics are being added.
Consumer Health Materials in Spanish
List of agencies, organizations, associations, book and video distributors providing information pertaining to Spanish language consumer health information.
Provides several hundred Spanish language resources for consumers.
Hispanic American Health - MEDLINEplus Health Information
In MEDLINEplus information pertaining to Hispanic American health is available from a variety of national organizations.
Informacion sobre la Salud, Publicaciones en Espanol/National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
Information pertaining to natural gas, meniere, and loss of hearing.
Institutos Nacionales de la Salud (NIH)
Links to information pertaining to health conditions, research studies, drug information, health literature references, special programs, and federal agencies.
Instituto Nacional de las Ciencias Ambientales de la Salud (en EUA): En Espanol
Spanish language publications pertaining to diabetes, digestive diseases, kidney diseases, and urologic diseases.
Lista de Publicaciones en Espanol - Seguro Social en Espanol
Provides information about the social security program and disability, retirement, and survivor benefits; the appeals process, how to obtain a social security number, work and earnings information; and publications.
Locating Spanish Language Health Information on the World Wide Web National Network of Libraries of Medicine (South Central Region)
Spanish language search engines for finding health/disease related information.
Medicare Espanol Overview
Search tools to information pertaining to Medicare personal plan finder, prescription drug programs, physician directory, helpful contacts, nursing home comparisons, dialysis facilities, and a supplier directory.
MEDLINEplus: Informacion de Salud
The National Library of Medicine's consumer-friendly health Web site. This site has hundreds of health topics in Spanish from federal government agencies, medical associations, and health-related organizations. It includes a medical encyclopedia with illustrations and photographs to accompany 4,000 articles. And, there are interactive tutorials pertaining to various health topics.
Multicultural Health Communication Service: Spanish
Health information for communities throughout New South Wales.
National Eye Institute: Informacion en Espanol
Information in Spanish about eye diseases and disorders and vision eye care resources.
National Immunization Program (NIP)
These agencies have formed La Promesa (The Promise) to provide information to increase the awareness and importance of infant immunizations in Hispanic communities nationwide.
National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research: Informacion en Espanol
Dental & Craniofacial information in Spanish.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: Spanish Language Publications
Publications pertaining to dental care, information from the Surgeon General and dental information from other government agencies.
National Institute of Mental Health: Informacion en Espanol
Links that give information about symptoms, diagnostics, and treatments of mental depression.
Non-English Guides to using Medline - National Network of Libraries of Medicine (South Central Region)
Offers tutorials in the use of MEDLINE, Pubmed, Internet Grateful Med and searching of MEDLINE with instructions in Spanish.
Organizacion Mundial de la Salud
Health topics; information pertaining to current events and upcoming events occuring around the world.
Recursos en Espanol/National Women's Health Information Center
Health information and referral center in Spanish for women.
Soy Unica! Soy Latina!
Information geared primarily around mental health promotion and substance abuse prevention for Hispanic/Latina girls, ages 9-14.
USDA Foreign Language Documents, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Consumer publications, easy-to-read brochures, food and cosmetics publications, and a manual explaining and evaluating drugs.
AHRQ: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Information in Spanish
AHRQ information in Spanish.
Bilingual Patient Education Materials
National Center for Farm worker Health, Inc. This portfolio of easy reading, bilingual presentations is intended for use as a patient education tool to supplement and enhance existing teaching methods in migrant health centers and in out reach programs (Spanish/English)
CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC site in Spanish.
Easy Reading Brochures from the U.S. Food and Drug Agency
Available in English and Spanish versions, these easy-to-read brochures on a variety of topics can be viewed.
Handouts on family doctor.org
Spanish language site listing booklets that deal with a variety of health issues
Spanish edition of the US government guide to health links and online publications.
Merck Manual in Spanish.
Resources in Spanish for Consumer Health Information
Resources in Spanish for Consumer Health Information/Informacion de Salud para los Consumidores en Espanol. Produced by the Medical Library Association, Chicago, Ill.
Reuter’s Health eLine in Spanish
A consumer-oriented medical news service in Spanish dealing with a wide variety of issues.
Your Other Doctor
Comprehensive health site in Spanish.