Consumer Databases


Medline Plus This Webpage provides links to information on drugs, supplements, and herbal information. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.

WebMD General health information. Information also divided into specific categories for Women's Health, Men's Health, and Children's Health.

PDRhealth Disease overviews, treatment options, drug information (including prescription, over the counter, and herbal medicines, and nutritional supplements) and clinical trials from the Physician’s Desk Reference.

The Merck Manuals Online Medical Library Free, online version of The Merck Manual, which contains photographs, and audio and video material not present in the print version.

National Institute of Mental Health

National Institutes of Health

Dietary Supplements (NIH)

National Library of Medicine’s Website Links to multiple sites containing health information.

Medwatch - FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Reference Collections

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

American Heart Association

American Diabetes Association

American Cancer Society

National Cancer Institute (cancer.gov)

ClinicalTrials.gov Provides regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research in human volunteers. ClinicalTrials.gov gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details. The information provided on ClinicalTrials.gov should be used in conjunction with advice from health care professionals.

healthfinder.gov An award-winning Federal Web site for consumers, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services together with other Federal agencies. Since 1997, healthfinder.gov has been recognized as a key resource for finding the best government and nonprofit health and human services information on the Internet. healthfinder.gov links to carefully selected information and Web sites from over 1,500 health-related organizations.

MayoClinic.com

Cleveland Clinic Information Center

National Network of Libraries of Medicine Consumer Health Manual (Website)

Lab Tests Online Designed to help patients understand lab tests.

This Webpage from the Internet Public Library gives numerous links for health information.

Health and Safety Information on Household Products

Tox Town
***The following description is directly from the Tox Town Website:
Tox Town is designed to give you information on:
  • everyday locations where you might find toxic chemicals
  • non-technical descriptions of chemicals
  • links to selected, authoritative chemical information on the Internet
  • how the environment can impact human health
  • Internet resources on environmental health topics

Indiana State Medical Association Doctor Details A physician referral service offered by the ISMA.

Pill Identifier Wizard Wizard from Drugs.com that allows the user to identify pills by shape, color, and name. Includes pictures.

familydoctor.org Operated by the American Academy of Family Physicians, all of the information on this site has been written and reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at the AAFP.


Alternative Medicine


Medicinal Herb Garden - University of Washington

About Herbs (Sloan-Kettering)

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Indiana Acupuncture Advisory Committee