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Consumer Health Information: A Brief Guide

Consumer Health

Consumer health information (CHI) is information on health and medical topics available to the general public at the lay person level. Not all information on the web is credible, timely, or accurate. This guide contains consumer health websites with quality information.

How to evaluate Health Information online

Levy Library Guide to Patient Education

MedlinePlus Trusted Health Information for You

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.


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