MedlinePlus is one of the most reliable sources of health and wellness information for people of all ages.  A service of the U.S. Government’s National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health, the MedLinePlus website provides health information on a long list of topics in more than 40 languages.

The MedlinePlus Website Includes

  1. Health and wellness information

  2. Information about more than 800 medical symptoms, conditions    

    and diseases

  1. Information about prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines,         

    vitamins, herbs and other supplements

  1. A medical dictionary and encyclopedia with spellings, definitions,    

    pictures and diagrams

  1. Current news about medicine, health and wellness

  2. Local and national directories to help you find doctors, dentists and

    hospitals in your area

  1. Additional resources to find local health services, libraries,

    organizations, and other health service providers

MedlinePlus also offers

  1. Senior health and wellness information

  1. Interactive learning centers and videos about a variety of    

    diseases, medical tests and procedures - even videos of    

    many types of surgeries.

  1. You can also read the quarterly Medline Plus magazine.

By Body Location/Body Systems

  1.     Blood, Heart and Circulation

  2.     Bones, Joints and Muscles

  3.     Brain and Nerves

  4.     Digestive System

  5.     Ear, Nose and Throat

  6.     Endocrine System

  7.     Eyes and Vision

  8.     Immune System

  9.     Kidneys and Urinary System

  10.     Lungs and Breathing

  11.     Mouth and Teeth

  12.     Skin, Hair and Nails

  13.     Female Reproductive System

  14.     Male Reproductive System

Disorders and Conditions

•    Cancers

•    Diabetes Mellitus

•    Genetics/Birth Defects

•    Infections

•    Injuries and Wounds

•    Mental Health and Behavior

•    Metabolic Problems

•    Poisoning, Toxicology, Environmental Health

•    Pregnancy and Reproduction

•    Substance Abuse Problems

Diagnosis and Therapy

•    Complementary and Alternative Therapies

•    Diagnostic Tests

•    Drug Therapy

•    Surgery and Rehabilitation

•    Symptoms

•    Transplantation and Donation

Demographic Groups

•    Children and Teenagers

•    Men

•    Population Groups

•    Seniors

•    Women

Health and Wellness

•    Disasters

•    Fitness and Exercise

•    Food and Nutrition

•    Health System

•    Personal Health Issues

•    Safety Issues

•    Sexual Health Issues

•    Social/Family Issues

•    Wellness and Lifestyle

Read current or back issues of the Medline Plus magazine now.

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