The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Learn about public health prevention and control services and guidelines, as well as search the A-Z Index of Disease and Conditions. A good site to find vital records in each state, and health tips for travelers heading overseas. Designed for the general public. English and Spanish.
Consumer Health
Consumer Health Complete
Provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine.
Coronavirus Research Database
Including coverage of the COVID-19 outbreak, this database curates openly available content related to coronaviruses. It includes thousands of open-access articles from the world’s leading publishers as well as current research from pre-print repositories such as arXiv and will continue to grow and evolve as more is learned about the pandemic.
Powered by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, this site provides descriptions of and current information on hundreds of medical terms and conditions, drugs, herbs and supplements. Find helpful videos and health check tools. Designed for the general public. English and Spanish.
Learn about mental illness, including not only research, but where to find help. For the general public, health-care providers and emergency preparedness professionals. English and Spanish.
Merck Manuals
The Manuals, known as the Merck Manuals in the United States and Canada and MSD Manuals outside the United States and Canada, are one of the world’s most widely used medical information resources. The Manuals have committed to making the best current medical information accessible by up to 3 billion health care professionals and patients on every continent by 2020.
The United States Department of Agriculture and other federal agencies provide easy online access to government information about food and human nutrition for consumers.Visit for menu planning and tips on how adults and children can eat healthy and exercise each day.