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Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
MedlinePlus Medical Dictionary


Atlas of the Body: Anatomy and Medical Illustrations:American Medical Association
Visible Human Project:National Library of Medicine
Inside the Cell:National Institute of General Medical Sciences [PDF]
My Body:Nemours Foundation [for Kids]

MEDLINE and Other NLM Databases

MEDLINE via Entrez PubMed
Gateway to National Library of Medicine [Search MEDLINE and others]
NLM's Databases & Electronic Resources

Government Organizations (U.S. Government's Official Web Portal)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO)
U. S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

Health News

Health:New York Times
Health News from Reuters Health and Health Day, by date
Health News from Reuters Health and Health Day, by topic Foundation For Informed Medical Decision Making

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