Consumer Health Information Websites

National Library of Medicine
Databases and electronic resources that are available from the homepage.  Access to “All NLM Databases & APIs” is at upper left.  Here are just a few of the resources:

Health Insurance Marketplace – Individuals, families, and small businesses can: learn about their health coverage options; compare health insurance plans based on costs, benefits, and other features; choose a plan; and enroll in coverage.

National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Find member and affiliate member libraries that provide health information resources to the public. Delta State University is an affiliate member.

Clinical Trials – A registry of federally and privately funded clinical trials conducted in U.S. and world-wide.

Ask ME 3 – Promotes clear communication between health care providers and patients.

NIH Senior Health – Easy-to-use website features basic health and wellness information for older adults.

National Cancer Institute – Find support groups, A to Z list of cancers, treatments, clinical trials, and prevention, etc.

Health Grades – Health Care Ratings and Profiles for hospitals, nursing homes, physicians, health plans, and liability  insurers.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine – Information on herbs and supplements.

Leap Frog Group  – www.leapfroggroup.org and www.hospitalsafety score.org.  Find hospital ratings.

Patient Inform – Access to the most up-to-date and reliable research available about the diagnosis and treatment of specific diseases.