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Consumer Health Information Resources: Specialty

This guide has will help you locate consumer health information resources online.

Resources

AIDSinfo is a service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and is maintained by the National Library of Medicine. This page offers the latest information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and research

The American Diabetes Association leads the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes. Their mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and improve the lives of all those affected by the disease. They fund research to prevent, cure, and manage diabetes and provide objective and credible information about diabetes.

This resources is a database of clinical trials, private or public, conducted around the world. 

This database has information on household products which includes what is in the product, any potential health effects, and the safety and handling of the product. For some products Safety Data Sheets are provided by the manufacturers and can be viewed by the user. 

KidsHealth is created by Nemours which is a nonprofit children's health system. KidsHealth has tool and information to help parents and kids make good health choices. Doctor-reviewed advice, a kids, teens, and parents section, articles, and lesson plans and programs for teachers are some of the resources available on this website. 

This website is available to provide information about the different types of cancer and cancer research. The National Cancer Institute provides funding for support all areas of clinical research for better treatments of cancer. 

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the leader in research on mental disorders. NIMH’s has expert-reviewed information on mental disorders and a range of topics. There are several brochures and fact sheets about mental health disorders available to download and read for free.

The National Institute on Aging is the leader in aging research. There are health information topics related to health issues that affect people as they grow older.