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Medical & Molecular Sciences

Consumer Health Information

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The purpose of this guide is to assist students with research relating to consumer health and patient care. The information found in this guide is for informational use only. All health inquiries are best answered by your health care provider.

CDC 5 Minutes or less for Health


Take five for your health! Being healthy and safe takes commitment, but it doesn’t have to be time-consuming. Most things are so simple and take so little time, that you’ll wonder why you’ve been avoiding them.

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National Library of Medicine Resources


Access freely available National Library of Medicine Resources to locate consumer health information on specific conditions and diseases, a variety of health topics, drug and supplement information, as well as video and other multimedia. For additional information or medical advice please seek the assistance of your medical doctor.

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Household Products Database

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Drug Information Portal

Health Hotlines

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Evaluating Health Information

Steps to Evaluating Health Information on the Web

Authority, Currency, Accuracy, Audience, Usability

Additional Resources