United States: Health and Medicine

Comprehensive Sites
Diseases/Medical Conditions
Drug Use/Abuse
Federal Agencies
Government Assistance

Nutrition & Food Safety
Occupational Safety

Affordable Care Act Sites

  • The Health Insurance Marketplace - find information on affordable healthcare for individuals, families, and small businesses. Site is maintained by Health and Human Services.
  • Rice Universty LibGuide on Understanding the Affordable Care Act.
  • How the Affordable Care Act will affect American Indians.

    Comprehensive Sites

  • Healthfinder - maintained by the Department of Health and Human Services, this website is a health related gateway to federal web sites and those set up by states, local governments, universities and not-for-profit groups. See also Healthfinder in Spanish, Healthfinder, español.

  • MEDLINEplus - the National Library of Medicine provides trusted sources on over 500 diseases and conditions. The site includes lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia and dictionaries, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials.
  • PubMed - National Library of Medicine's search service that provides access to over 11 million citations in MEDLINE and other related databases, with links to participating online journals.
  • http://www.health.gov/ - a portal to numerous multi-agency health initiatives.

      Diseases/Medical Conditions

      Drug Abuse/Use

      Federal Agencies

      Government Assistance

      Nutrition and Food Safety

      Occupational Safety

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