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MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, 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.

You can use MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of words, or view medical videos or illustrations. You can also get links to the latest medical research on your topic or find out about clinical trials on a disease or condition.



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Mission Statement

  • To provide clinicians and other healthcare professionals with the most timely comprehensive and relevant clinical information to improve patient care;
  • To make the clinician's task of information gathering simpler, more fruitful, and less time-consuming; and
  • To provide physicians with the educational tools needed to stay current in their practice.

Center for Disease Control

Mayo Clinic: Patient Care and Health Information