Consumer Health

Additional Electronic Books

Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy

Family Health Guide (Harvard Medical School)

Iowa Health Book (University of Iowa Health Care)

Diseases and Conditions

Use the following sites to find information on specific diseases and conditions. Most sites listed below serve as directories to information that is available throughout the Internet.

Genetics Home Reference




Merck Manual Home Edition

National Organization for Rare Disorders

NIH Clinical Research Trials and You

NOAH (New York Online Access to Health)

Drug Information

Find drug information from MEDLINEplus:

Drug Information: Browse by first letter of generic or brand name drug

B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   0-9

A guide to more than 9,000 prescription and over-the-counter medications provided by the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) in the USP DI® Advice for the Patient®.

Be MedWise

Drug Information from the FDA

Drug Information (MEDLINEplus)

InteliHealth Drug Resource Center

PDRhealth Drugs & Supplements

Find a Doctor

Yale Medical Group Physicians Directory

Yale-New Haven Hospital Physician Referral

Connecticut Physician Profiles

Additional Physician Queries

AMA Physician Select (American Medical Association)

Federation of State Medical Boards
Select “Public Services” from the left-hand index, then click on “Directory of State Medical Boards” to find links to web sites for the 50 states.

Directories (MEDLINEplus)

Health and Wellness

Use the following sites to link to information on topics such as healthy eating habits, exercise and fitness, stress reduction, and more.

Aim for a Healthy Weight

American Dietetic Association

American Heart Association - Healthy Lifestyle

Household Products Database

Interactive Health Tutorials

NIH Health Information

NIH SeniorHealth

NIH Word on Health

UC Berkeley

WebMD Health

Medical Tests

Family Health Guide (Harvard Medical School)

Medical Tests (

Wellness Web Sites