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RefSeek's guide to the 25 best online resources for medical reference. With few exceptions the sites below are available for free and without registration.American Cancer Society
Fighting cancer with research, education, patient care, and rehabilitation.
cancer.org - OrganizationCenter for Disease Control
HSS agency charged with protecting the public health and safety.
cdc.gov - GovernmentDrugs.com
Easy-to-read drug information and useful online tools including a pill identifier.
drugs.com - Information SiteDepartment of Health and Human Services
Principal agency for protecting the health of U.S. citizens.
hhs.gov - GovernmentEpocrates
Point of care diagnostic and treatment information for doctors. Subscription required.
hhs.gov - ProfessionalEveryday Health
Personalized health advice, tools, and communities.
everydayhealth.com - Information SiteHardin MD
Thousands of links to high quality health information and photos.
hardinmd.lib.uiowa.edu/ - DirectoryHealthline
Condition and procedure topics, symptom checker, and pill identifier.
healthline.com - Information SiteMayo Clinic
Award-winning medical and health information for healthy living.
mayoclinic.com - Information SiteMedi Lexicon
Search over 200,000 medical terms, ICD-9 codes, hospitals, and more.
medilexicon.com - DictionaryMedscape
Medical information for specialists, physicians, and industry professionals.
medscape.com - Information SiteMedical Student
Links to authoritative medical information for students of medicine.
medicalstudent.com - Free Text BooksMedicineNet
Authoritative medical information for consumers.
medicinenet.com - Information Site - Also see: Med TermsMedline Plus
Diseases, symptoms, injuries, and more with photographs and illustrations.
nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus - GovernmentMedpage Today
Latest clinical and policy coverage geared towards health care professionals.
medpagetoday.com - ProfessionalMerck Manuals
The world's most widely-used medical guides, available online.
merckmanuals.com - Information SiteNational Institutes of Health
Focal point for medical research in the United States.
nih.gov - GovernmentRxList
Drug information for consumers and medical health professionals.
rxlist.com - Information SiteUpToDate
Evidence-based clinical decision support resource for health care providers.
uptodate.com - ProfessionalWebMD
Thousands of medical entries from abdomen to zygote.
webmd.com - Information Site
doctor reviewsCare Dash
Provider ratings and patient reviews. Make informed decisions about your health.
Top doctors based on peer nomination and review by a physician-directed research team.
Details on providerís experience, patient satisfaction and hospital quality.
Directory includes 750,000+ of America's physicians and surgeons.
Find, rate or check up on a doctor in the United States. Search by location, specialty or ailment.
Find a doctor and book an appointment. Read verified doctor reviews and ratings by patients.
medical journalsBioMed Central
Provides open access to hundreds of peer-reviewed medical journals.
biomedcentral.com - Free Medical JournalsFree Medical Journals
Site that promotes and links to free full-text medical journals and resources.
freemedicaljournals.com - Also: Free Medical BooksJAMA
The most widely circulated peer-reviewed medical journal in the world.
jamanetwork.com - Medical JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion.
nejm.org - Medical JournalPubMed Central
Free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.
ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/ - Medical Journal
teen healthPregnancy Helpline
Education and information for those experiencing pregnancy related issues.
thehelpline.org - PregnancyGirls Health
Reliable, supportive health information for girls ages 10 to 16.
girlshealth.gov - Girls HealthTeens Health
Honest information and advice about health, relationships, and growing up.
kidshealth.org/teen - Teen HealthPartnership for a Drug Free America
Answers and guidance on drug abuse, prevention, and treatment.
drugfree.org - Teen Health