Resources for Patients

When it comes to your health, it’s important to learn all you can. The following resources can help you learn more and keep better track of your well-being.

Please remember that the information on these sites is not intended to replace the advice of a medical doctor. If you have any questions, please your physician.

General Health

Family Doctor
Easy-to-understand condition information, health calculators and tools

Current information in more than 35 disease and lifestyle categories.

Revolution Health
The latest news, useful health tools and a secure area to manage your family's health information online

Basic condition information, drug overviews and a message board.

Dr. Weil
Recipes, forums and health information grounded in evidence-based complementary medicine

Women’s Health
Government portal offering varied information pertinent to women’s health

World Health Organization Travel Medicine
A overview of recommended vaccines and measures to help minimize your risk while traveling


Keep track of your diet and exercise with this free tool.

Runners World
Helpful resources and tools for running enthusiasts.

Yoga Journal
A slew of information, including free online newsletters, for those who practice yoga

Walking at About.Com
Extensive information, tools and gear advice

The U.S. government’s portal to a variety of nutrition-related information

Calorie Lab
Calorie counts and nutrition information for thousands of foods.

Cooking Light
Thousands of enlightened recipes, plus nutrition information and cooking tips.

Emotional Well-Being

American Psychological Association
Condition information, news and access to the APA Help Center.

The largest, oldest independent mental health social network created and run by mental health professionals

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