Searching for medical information on the internet can be a treacherous task. How do you know if the information you find can be trusted? One reliable resource is MedlinePlus, which has information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand from the National Library of Medicine.
On Medline Plus, you can learn about the latest treatments, find out the meanings of medical terms, read articles, or view informative videos. You can search for a specific condition, drug, or supplement, or browse topics by their location on the body.
Each topic contains easy to understand information, as well as links to printable fact sheets, clinical studies, and further research curated and verified by the National Library of Medicine.
While this database is no substitute for a trip to the doctor, it is full of educational resources to help you better understand health issues!