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Columbia: Consumer Health Information

Consumer Health Information

Health information for yourself, your friends and your family.

 

General Health Resources

 

·         Medical Library Association Top Health Websites

o   https://www.mlanet.org/page/top-health-websites

·         HealthFinder

o   http://healthfinder.gov/

·         NNLM South Central Health Information for the Public

o   http://nnlm.gov/scr/outreach/publichealth.html

·         NLM/NIH Medline Plus

o   http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/

·         MLA Net Trusted Health Sites

o  https://www.mlanet.org/d/do/13143

·         FDA For Consumers

o   http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/

·         NIH Health Information

o   http://health.nih.gov/

·         Health Canada

o   http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/index-eng.php

·         AAPP Family Doctor

o   https://familydoctor.org/

 

Veterans, Service Members & Families

 

·         Veteran’s Health Administration

o   http://www.va.gov/health/

·         MedlinePlus Veterans and Military Health

o   https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/veteransandmilitaryhealth.html

·         DoD Psychological Health Center of Excellence

o   https://www.pdhealth.mil/

·         Military OneSource

o   http://www.militaryonesource.mil/

·         SC VA Nursing Homes

o   http://va.sc.gov/nursing.html

·         NMFA Mental Health Care

o   https://www.militaryfamily.org/get-info/mental-health-care/

·         Military Health System/Defense Health Agency

o   http://www.health.mil/

 

 Mental Health

 

·         Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration         

o   http://www.samhsa.gov/

·         MedlinePlus Mental Health

o   http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/mentalhealth.html

·         Department of Health & Human Services Mental Health

o   http://www.mentalhealth.gov/

·         Department of Behavioral Health

o   http://dmh.dc.gov/

·         South Carolina Department of Mental Health

o   https://scdmh.net/          

·         National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

o   http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

·         Federal Government Mental Health Site

o   https://www.mentalhealth.gov/

·         Canadian Mental Health Association

o   http://www.cmha.ca/mental-health/

·         NIH Child & Adolescent Mental Health

o   http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/child-and-adolescent-mental-health/index.shtml

 

Pregnancy & Infant Care

 

·         MedlinePlus Pregnancy

o   http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/pregnancy.html

·         CDC Maternal & Infant Health

o   http://www.cdc.gov/reproductivehealth/maternalinfanthealth/

·         DHHS Office On Women’s Health – Pregnancy

o   https://www.womenshealth.gov/pregnancy/

·         Health Direct Australia – Pregnancy, Birth & Baby

o   https://www.pregnancybirthbaby.org.au/

·         MedlinePlus Infant & Newborn Care

o   http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/infantandnewborncare.html

·         Mayo Clinic Infant & Toddler Care

o   https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/infant-and-toddler-health/basics/infant-and-toddler-health/hlv-20049400

·         CDC Pregnancy

o   http://www.cdc.gov/pregnancy/index.html

·         CDC Infants

o   http://www.cdc.gov/parents/infants/

 

 Men’s Health

 

·         CDC Men’s Health

o   http://www.cdc.gov/men/

·         MedlinePlus Men’s Health

o   http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/menshealth.html           

·         Mayo Clinic Men’s Health

o   https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/mens-health/basics/mens-health/hlv-20049438

·         DHHS OWH Men’s Health

o   http://www.womenshealth.gov/mens-health/

·         Health Direct Australia Men’s Health

o   http://www.healthdirect.gov.au/mens-health

 

Women’s Health

 

·         DHHS Office On Women’s Health

o   http://www.womenshealth.gov/

·         FDA Consumer Health Information for Women

o   https://www.fda.gov/consumers/consumer-information-audience/women

·         MedlinePlus Women’s Health

o   http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/womenshealth.html

·         CDC Women’s Health

o   http://www.cdc.gov/women/

·         Women’s Health Canada

o   http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/jfy-spv/women-femmes-eng.php

·         Mayo Clinic Women’s Health

o   https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/womens-health/basics/womens-health/hlv-20049411

·         HRSA Women’s Health

o   http://www.hrsa.gov/womenshealth/

 

Child & Teen Health

 

·         MedlinePlus Children’s Health

o   http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/childrenshealth.html

·         American Academy of Pediatrics Child’s Health          

o   http://www.healthychildren.org/

·         Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Health Information

o   http://www.chop.edu/healthinfo/

·         FDA Children’s Health

o   http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm047364.htm

·         Mayo Clinic Children’s Health

o   https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/childrens-health/basics/childrens-health/hlv-20049425

·         CDC Children (4-11)

o   http://www.cdc.gov/parents/children/index.html

·         CDC Teen Health

o   http://www.cdc.gov/parents/teens/index.html

·         Nemours Kid’s Health

o   http://kidshealth.org/

·         MedlinePlus Teen Health

o   http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/teenhealth.html

·         Mayo Clinic Tween & Teen Health

o   https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/tween-and-teen-health/basics/tween-and-teen-health/hlv-20049436

·         Kids Health Teens

o   http://kidshealth.org/teen/

·         SC DHEC Child & Teen Health

o   https://www.scdhec.gov/child-teen-health​

 

Disabled and Special Needs

 

·         Healthfinder.gov Disabilities

o   http://healthfinder.gov/FindServices/SearchContext.aspx?topic=246

·         SC Department of Diasabilities and Special Needs

o   https://ddsn.sc.gov/

·         MedlinePlus Disabilities

o   http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/disabilities.html

·         CDC Families With Special Needs

o   http://www.cdc.gov/family/specialneeds/index.htm

·         MedlinePlus Developmental Disabilities

o   http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/developmentaldisabilities.html

·         CDC People With Disabilities

o   http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/disabilityandhealth/people.html

·         Disability Services

o   https://www.usa.gov/disability-services

 

 

 Seniors & Aging

·         SC Aging & Disability Information

o   https://www.getcaresc.com/ 

·         FDA For Seniors

o   https://www.fda.gov/forconsumers/byaudience/ucm062130.htm

·         USA.GOV Health for Seniors

o   https://www.usa.gov/Topics/Seniors/Health.shtml

·         FTC Health Information for Older People

o   https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/features/feature-0017-health-information-older-people

·         MedlinePlus Senior Health

o   http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/seniorshealth.html

·         CDC Healthy Aging

o   http://www.cdc.gov/aging/

·         NIH Senior Health

o   https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/

·         Public Health Agency of Canada Aging and Seniors

o   http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/seniors-aines/index-eng.php

·         Health Direct Australia Seniors’ Health

o   http://www.healthdirect.gov.au/seniors-health

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