Top Medical News & Information Sites
Navigating online health news, advice andِ tips canِ beِ somewhat confusing andِ misleading.
The sheer amount ofِ online information canِ alsoِ be intimidating.
We’ve waded throughِ moreِ than 100 websites, Facebook pages andِ Twitter streams searching forِ only theِ mostِ trusted andِ reliable authorities onِ illness, healthy living andِ lifestyle advice.
Dr. Andrew Weil:
He educates andِ promotes natural andِ healthy lifestyles throughِ theِ Internet, television, books, text messaging andِ any otherِ ways heِ canِ find.
Weil’s website isِ a wonderland ofِ information onِ these topics, butِ its mostِ unique feature isِ the Vitamin Advisor.
Using theِ Vitamin Advisor, youِ haveِ the option ofِ chatting live withِ a specialist aboutِ your vitamin needs, orِ ifِ you justِ wonder whatِ kind ofِ vitamins couldِ help yourِ body youِ canِ take theِ four-step questionnaire andِ receive a personalized vitamin recommendation.
RealAge isِ a joint venture betweenِ Drs.
Mehmet Oz andِ Mike Roizen thatِ attempts toِ educate members ofِ the public aboutِ their real age based onِ lifestyle factors.
What makesِ RealAge unique isِ its RealAge Test, whichِ poses a secure questionnaire aboutِ medical history andِ lifestyle choices inِ order toِ demonstrate theِ ways inِ which yourِ chosen lifestyle interacts withِ your medical history toِ prematurely age yourِ body andِ mind.
Dr. Mehmet Oz:
Chances are, ifِ you areِ taking theِ time toِ read a health news site, youِ knowِ who Dr.
Mehmet Oz is.
Oz isِ probably bestِ known forِ his weekday TV show The Dr.
Kevin Pho began KevinMD inِ anِ effort toِ bridge theِ gap betweenِ health care andِ social media, andِ it quickly becameِ a veryِ influential andِ well-known health care blog.
KevinMD isِ written byِ medical doctors andِ professionals whoِ discuss controversial topics inِ the medical field suchِ asِ health care reform andِ alsoِ the top stories inِ health andِ medicine.
If youِ areِ looking toِ learn aboutِ specific conditions, thisِ site mayِ not beِ the bestِ resource forِ you.
HealthNewsReview isn’tِ your typical medical news site.
You won’tِ goِ to thisِ site toِ learn moreِ aboutِ cancer orِ STDs; whatِ you find hereِ is muchِ moreِ interesting.
It’s a great wayِ toِ dissect whatِ you’ve read inِ the New York Times orِ Chicago Tribune andِ debunk anyِ health news myths.
Healthline isِ fairlyِ well-known medical andِ health news site thatِ providesِ information aboutِ medical conditions andِ diseases, drugs andِ treatments andِ more.
Healthline hasِ a medical advisory board ofِ nationally andِ internationally ranked medical experts whoِ review andِ evaluate allِ its content, soِ you canِ trust theِ information youِ receive fromِ this site isِ true andِ factual.
One ofِ Healthline’s unique features isِ a Check Your Symptoms tool thatِ allows youِ toِ click throughِ theِ symptoms youِ areِ experiencing andِ read aboutِ some ofِ the possibleِ causesِ for yourِ symptoms.
Wrong Diagnosis isِ a pretty well-known site thatِ offers a wide range ofِ information aboutِ diseases, conditions, symptoms, drugs, hospitals andِ more.
Whether theyِ areِ just overlooked, mistaken forِ something elseِ or diagnosed tooِ often, Wrong Diagnosis points themِ outِ so youِ canِ beِ aware ofِ them.
The site alsoِ has a nice medical dictionary toِ helpِ the average Joe understand allِ that tricky medical jargon.
Healthwatch isِ the Hill’s health care blog fromِ Washington andِ mostly focuses onِ health care bills inِ Congress andِ health care reform efforts.
If health care reform makesِ you uneasy andِ you wantِ toِ keepِ anِ eye onِ Washington, Healthwatch isِ a great place toِ getِ your information.
This isِ a standard go-to site forِ medical information today.
Most people knowِ aboutِ WebMD andِ visit theِ site onِ a regular basis orِ asِ the needِ arises.
This site offers a plethora ofِ knowledge aboutِ diseases andِ conditions, drugs andِ supplements, healthy living, parenting andِ pregnancy, teen health andِ even pet health.
The Centers forِ Disease Control andِ Prevention (CDC) works toِ protect theِ health andِ safety ofِ the public byِ providing theِ tools andِ information thatِ people needِ to prevent disease, promote health andِ prepare forِ new health threats.
The CDC isِ made upِ ofِ the top medical researchers inِ the country andِ provides trusted information.
It alsoِ has great mobile apps toِ helpِ you access information aboutِ public health emergencies, theِ flu andِ other health problems viaِ your mobile device.
The National Institutes ofِ Health (NIH) isِ America’s medical research agency.
The NIH isِ made upِ ofِ medical researchers whoِ makeِ important medical discoveries thatِ helpِ improve health andِ save lives.
These sites areِ the culmination andِ the ongoing projects ofِ their correspondingِ experts’ passion forِ health education.