- CancerNet www.cancer.gov
Consumer information on cancer drugs and research. Can search CancerLit, a database that indexes articles from the medical literature.
- ConsumerMedSafety.org consumermedsafety.org
Safe medication practices for consumers.
- Costco.com www.costco.com/Pharmacy/drug-directory-main?storeId=10301&catalogId=10701&langId=-1
Patient information from Gold Standard Media are searchable from this site.
- Food and Drug Administration Consumer Website. www.fda.gov/ForConsumers
FDA's comprehensive consumer resource.
- Food and Drug Administration Human Gene Therapies: Novel Product Development www.fda.gov/downloads/forconsumers/consumerupdates/ucm219770.pdf
Provides basic information for consumers, including definition, mechanism, and potential uses of gene therapy.
- DrugWatch.com www.drugwatch.com
Drug news and product recalls are listed, along with links to health information and news. Suitable for patients and healthcare professionals. Funded primarily by patient advocacy groups.
- DrugDigest from Express Scripts www.drugdigest.org
Provides drug and disease state information for consumers.
- DrugInfoNet www.druginfonet.com
Official and patient package inserts and general health information
- Healthfinder www.healthfinder.com
From US Department of Health and Human Services
- Healthy People 2010 www.health.gov/healthypeople/
Provides preventative health information, forms and other resources to Americans.
- Mayo Clinic Patient Care and Health Information www.mayoclinic.org/patient-care-and-health-information
Current health news, information about specialty areas
- Mayo Clinic Drug Information www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/drug-list?alpha=A
Provides information on more than 8000 prescription and OTC medications from the Micromedex System.
- MEDLINEplus Health Information www.medlineplus.gov
Site links to patient drug category and health monographs, medical dictionaries, health professional directories and other resources such as organizations and health libraries.
- National Council on Patient Information and Education www.talkaboutrx.org
Links to timely guidelines, tips, and resources to help patients use their medications safely and appropriately.
- OncoLink oncolink.upenn.edu
The University of Pennsylvania provides information on cancers, treatment opitions, coping with cancer, and other resources. An ask the expert option is provided.
- Organization of Teratology Services www.otispregnancy.org
Provides links to studies, regional pregnancy risk phone lines, and fact sheets on medications and other conditions correlated with birth defects.
- Quackwatch www.quackwatch.org
This non-profit site provides information to combat health-related frauds, myths and fads related to products, health advice and advertising.
- SafeMedication.com www.safemedication.com
Provides easy-to-read information on over 700 drug products. Information is provided from ASHP resources.
- WebMD Health www.webmd.com
Multim Information Services provides documents for prescription and herbal medications. Drug news and product recalls are listed. Links to health information and news are provided.