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Patient Education: MedlinePlus Consumer Health

What is MedlinePlus?

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.

MedlinePlus is also available in Spanish!

Using MedlinePlus

In MedlinePlus you can search for health information in a variety of ways.  You can browse by health topics, browse topics by demographics (e.g. women, seniors, children, etc.), or use the search box to find specific information.

Selected Webpages for South Reading Youth Initiatives:

Visit MedlinePlus's Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.

Introduction to MedlinePlus