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Understanding Medical Words: A Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine


National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/medicalwords.ht...
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Interactive tutorial to understand medical words.

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MedlinePlus Guide to Healthy Web Surfing


National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/healthywebsurfi...
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Average: 5 (3 votes)

Guide to healthy web surfing.

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NC Health Info


UNC Health Sciences Library
http://www.nchealthinfo.org/index.cfm
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Average: 5 (3 votes)

NC Health Info is an online guide to web sites of quality health and medical information and local health services throughout North Carolina. Designed to meet the needs and interests of North Carolinians, NC Health Info leads users to resources that are reliable and easy to understand. Links on NC Health Info are selected and maintained by North Carolina librarians.

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Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library


National Library of Medicine
http://nnlm.gov/training/consumer/apple/
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Want to improve your consumer health collection and services? Interested in improving your reference skills for providing health information for the public? Then this class is for you. Starting with a discussion about the information seeking behaviors of consumers, the class focuses on the provision of consumer health information services for the public. We will also cover health literacy, planning the service, the reference interview, consumer health online, collection development, collaboration, community partnerships, outreach and marketing. Students will also learn about how to stay up to date on consumer health librarianship.

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Healthfinder.gov


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
http://www.healthfinder.gov/
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Contains resources on a wide range of health topics selected from over 1,600 government and non-profit organizations to bring the most reliable health information on the Internet.

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MedlinePlus: Evaluating Health Information


National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/evaluatinghealt...
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Average: 3 (1 vote)

Guide to evaluating health information.

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Things to Know about Evaluating Medical Resources on the Web


National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
http://nccam.nih.gov/health/webresources
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Average: 3 (3 votes)

This short guide contains questions to consider when searching for health information online.

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Understanding Medical Words: A Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine


National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/medicalwords.ht...
3.666665
Average: 3.7 (3 votes)

Interactive tutorial to understand medical words.

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Guide on how to create a health website


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
http://www.health.gov/healthliteracyonline/
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This guide is written for Web designers, Web content specialists, and other public health communication professionals to create a health Web site that's easy to use, particularly for people with limited literacy skills and limited experience using the web.

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How to Find Health Information Online


Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/microsites/whocares/hea...
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Get help searching for and finding health information online.

Follywood Squares - Federal Trade Commission


Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/media/game-0004-folly...
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Match wits with an opponent and an array of guest stars answering questions about health products and information online. Includes a link to additional information about buying health related products and services online.

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MedlinePlus: Health Literacy


National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/healthliteracy....
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Guide to health literacy.

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Medline Plus


National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/aboutmedlineplu...
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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.

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Helping Older Adults Search for Health Information: A Toolkit for Trainers


National Institute on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
http://nihseniorhealth.gov/toolkit/toolkit.html
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Resource developed by the National Institute on Aging. Use these free, easy-to-use training materials to help older adults find reliable, up-to-date online health information on their own.

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Online Health Information: Can You Trust It?


National Institute on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
http://www.nia.nih.gov/health/publication/online-h...
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Guide to finding reliable information online for older adults.

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Cancer Risk: Understanding the Puzzle


National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
http://understandingrisk.cancer.gov/
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Interactive site on cancer risk

Tips for the Savvy Supplement User: Making Informed Decisions and Evaluating the Information


U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
http://www.fda.gov/food/dietarysupplements/default...
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Guide to supplements

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Vaccines: Evaluating Information on the Web


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vac-gen/evalwebs.htm
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Guide to vaccines

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Healthy Roads Media


Healthy Roads Media
http://www.healthyroadsmedia.org/
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Healthy Roads Media was started in 2002 under a National Library of Medicine grant.  This project explores ways that information technology strategies may be useful in providing access to health information for hard to reach populations, particularly low-literacy and non-English speaking groups.  There are currently materials in 22 languages, 150+ topics and 5 formats (handouts, audio, multimedia (executable), web-video (flash) and iPod video).  All materials are free and all except the web-videos can be downloaded for off-line use. 

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University of Maryland Health Literacy Resource


University of Maryland Baltimore
http://guides.hshsl.umaryland.edu/healthliteracy
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A guide for health literacy.

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