It is easy to find medical information online, but it can be difficult to sort out the truth from misinformation. A health advisor can help you interpret medical information and apply it to your unique health needs. We carefully vetted these 10 consumer-friendly websites which provide reliable and easy to understand health information.

  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Disease outbreaks, news, and guidelines for disease prevention and injury treatment
  2. RxList: Straightforward descriptions of drugs and the conditions they treat, drug interactions, pill identifier tool, supplements, and new drugs
  3. American Diabetes Association: Tips and advice for managing diabetes, food and nutrition, fitness, and diabetes lifestyle
  4. American Heart Association: Positive heart health, heart disease signs and symptoms, and lifestyle tips for maintaining a healthy heart or managing a heart condition
  5. MDAnderson: Descriptions of cancer types, cancer treatments, and clinical trials
  6. Mayo Clinic: Encyclopedia of diseases and conditions, symptoms, medical tests and procedures, drugs and supplements, healthy lifestyle, and patient care
  7. National Institutes of Health: Disease information, health services locator, wellness toolkits, science education resources, NIH sponsored clinical trials
  8. FamilyDoctor: Advice on how to navigate the healthcare system and manage the healthcare experience (handling insurance bills, booking appointments, keeping the right documents, etc.)
  9. Berkeley Wellness: Evidence-based wellness information for the body and mind
  10. Health Grades: Platform for finding a doctor and reading about patient experiences with doctors, hospital quality, and patient satisfaction

For more information, contact Better Health Advisors.