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Useful Health Websites

Looking for health information online? Not sure who you can trust?

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 1 (866) 609-5183 or visit us at This resource is free, and available to anyone.

Information on hundreds of diseases, conditions and wellness issues. Available in many different languages.

Aetna InteliHealth
Health information and news from Aetna Intelihealth, Harvard Medical School and Columbia University College of Dental Medicine.

American Academy of Family Physicians
Covers more than 250 health topics for patients.

Consumer health information from the US Department of Health & Human Services.

KidsHealth (The Nemours Foundation & Barbara Bush Children's Hospital)
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.

The information provided through this list and its links is provided for your education and enrichment and should not be used for diagnosing and treating a health problem or disease. It should not be relied upon for personal diagnosis, treatment, or any other medical purpose. This list does not constitute an endorsement of the information contained in the resources. If you believe that a particular therapy or diagnosis applies to your situation, please contact your doctor or health care provider to discuss it further.

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