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Usage Notes

Sources: The primary source of General Health Information in Spanish is MedlinePlus, which draws from the National Institutes of Health and many other sources. There is a variety of sources for the information in all the other languages.

Collections: Many of the links in this section are to Collections of General Health Information on a variety of topics. Those collections are either:

English: There is a link to the English version of each foreign language collection or article, except where so noted:

Tutorial: There is an online Tutorial that explains how to find information in the Multilingual Section. Links to collections or websites that are somewhat difficult to navigate are accompanied by a link to the corresponding section in the Tutorial.

Translation: There is a link to an online translator or bilingual dictionary for about half the languages.

Article Formats: Most of the information in this section is PDF format; some articles take a long time to load.

Fonts: Some of the non-PDF information does not display correctly unless special fonts are installed.

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