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The National Library of Medicine's consumer health site offering information on many health topics, drug information, directories, dictionary and more. Contains low-literacy format and videos. Additional features are the Spanish-language site, and searching for information in languages other than English.
American Cancer Society: Learn About Cancer
Find information and resources for a specific cancer types.
CDC Health Topics A-Z
Alphabetical topic index from the Centers for Disease Control.
ClinicalTrials.gov is a large collection of open as well as completed clinical trials with a growing collection of associated data for some of the completed trials.
Cultural Competency Self-Assessment Resources and Tools
From the National Center for Cultural Competence. Tools to assess organizational and individual competence.
Provides clear and concise health education in American Sign Language to promote the overall wellness of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing community.
EthnoMed is Harborview Medical Center's ethnic medicine website containing medical and cultural information about immigrant and refugee groups.
Genetic Terms- Talking Glossary
Created by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) to help everyone understand the terms and concepts used in genetic research.
Genetics Home Reference
Provided by the national Library of Medicine, Genetics Home Reference provides consumer-friendly information about the effects of genetic variations on human health.
Has resources on a wide range of health topics selected from over 1,400 government and non-profit organizations. Also in Spanish.
How to Write Easy-to-Read Health Materials
Guidelines to help you create easy-to-read health materials.
Lab Tests Online
Designed to help patients or family caregivers better understand the many clinical lab tests that are part of routine care as well as diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of conditions and diseases.
Consumer health site designed to be “senior friendly” with the ability to enlarge text and change contrast.
Patients Like Me
Provides consumers a way to share health experiences in order to help themselves, patients like them, and find organization that focus on their conditions.
Selected Patient Information Resources in Asian Languages
SPIRAL aims to increase access to Asian-language health information for consumers and health care providers.