Medical Information on the Web

General health websites to search by topic or condition:

MedlinePlus

Mayo Clinic

Centers for Disease Control

Common Complaints

Acne

Bee and Insect Stings

Bladder Infections

Bronchitis

Colds

Diarrhea

Flu Symptoms and Treatment

Food Allergy Symptoms

Food Poisoning

Headaches--Causes

Insomnia

Mono

MRSA Skin Infections

Pink Eye

Poison Ivy

Seasonal Allergies

Sinus Infections

Sore Throat

Warts

Abuse and Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault Center

Alcohol and Drugs

National Institute for Drug Abuse

Facts about Alcohol Poisoning

Asthma

Inhaler Technique

Trigger Avoidance

Eating Disorders

Eating Disorder Topics

National Eating Disorders Association

Eating Disorders Coalition of Tennessee

Exercise

Fitness.gov

Heart Health

High Blood Pressure

High Cholesterol

Mental Health (see Counseling Center)

National Alliance on Mental Illness

What a Difference A Friend Makes—how to help friends with a mental illness

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Nutrition

Eat 5-9 serving s of Fruits and Veggies a day

Controlling your Portion Sizes

Calcium—Important for Bone Health

Learn about Dietary Supplements

Skin Conditions

American Academy of Dermatology has many topics of interest including sun protection

Medline Plus has lots of links to MRSA information

Tobacco

Do You Want to Quit?

American Lung Association—How to Quit

American Cancer Society—Guide to Quitting Smoking

Travelers’ Health

Centers for Disease Control—Travelers’ Health section

World Health Organization—Travelers’ Health section

The World Factbook from the CIA gives detailed information about countries

U.S. Department of State—emergency information

Women’s Health

Menstrual Cycle

PMS

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Vision

All About Vision

Disclaimer: These are health links to outside sources which are reputable and for information purposes only. The inclusion on the LUHS website does not reflect an endorsement and cannot substitute for individual medical attention.