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General Health Information
Reliable health information on health conditions, medical tests, drugs and supplements, nutrition, and more. Also includes material in languages other than English.
NIH Health Info Lines
Toll-free phone numbers to call for health information from the NIH on a wide variety of health issues, including HIV/AIDS, Alzheimer's, cancer, complementary and alternative medicine, drug abuse, mental health, stroke, women's health, and more.
Drug Information Portal
Drug and supplement information from the National Library of Medicine. Provides links to summaries of drug/supplement information, any effects the drug/supplement has on breastfeeding and/or the liver, copies of the manufacturer's label, clinical trials involving the drug/supplement, and biomedical literature studying the drug/supplement.
Consumer Product Information Database
Database of over 23,000 products supported by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, the U.S. Public Health Service, and the United States Department of Health and Human Services. Products profiled include household cleaners, personal hygiene products, office supplies, auto care products, pesticides, and more.
Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities
Oral Cancer Information for African American Men
African American men are one of the highest-risk groups for oral cancer. Brochure from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research on oral cancer risk and detection.
Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.)
African Americans are at a higher risk for peripheral arterial disease (P.A.D.) than other racial groups. This brochure from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute provides information about identifying symptoms of and preventing P.A.D.
Diabetes disproportionately affects African American, Latinx, and Native people. Information on prediabetes and diabetes prevention from the CDC.
Preventing Vision Loss for African Americans with Diabetes
Diabetes increases a person's risk for losing their sight due to conditions like glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy. Handout from the NIH about protecting vision.
Anyone can get skin cancer, regardless of skin color. Information from the National Cancer Institute.