General

AHRQ

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's mission is to produce evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable, and to work within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and with other partners to make sure that the evidence is understood and used. AHRQ priorities are described.

CDC

A part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the resource depicts the research within the Center of Disease Control & Prevention in an attempt to prevent and control disease, injury and disability.

Find A Topic: Health

Find information on diseases and conditions, fitness and wellness, medical care, mental health, nutrition and sports medicine.

The Mayo Clinic

Provides links for information on symptoms, prescriptions, tests and procedures.

National Institute of Health

Your all-access guide to health information. Learn about general health information, grants & funding, research, and more.

National Library of Medicine

Part of the National Institute of Health, this resource provides information and research services in all areas of biomedicine and health care.

President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

This resource offers valuable insight regarding health and fitness and offers various strategies and programs that can realistically help you how stay healthy with a proper diet and active lifestyle.

WebMD

Web MD is an American corporation which provides health news, advice, and expertise.

World Health Organization

WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system.

 

Specific Health & Medical

The AGS Foundation in Health & Aging

The American Geriatrics Society Foundation created this website to provide consumers and caregivers with up-to-date information on health and aging.

Addiction Center

A professional web guide that connects individuals struggling with addiction to treatment options. As you may know, over 20 million people in the United States have some sort of addiction, and an estimated one hundred people die from drug overdoses daily. Our goal is to provide families and communities with helpful information on substance abuse, addiction and recovery options. - Jonnathan Monsalve Community Outreach for Addiction Center.com

American Cancer Society

Learn about cancer, how to stay healthy, how to find support & treatment, explore research, get involved, and find local ACS centers.

Autism Speaks

Provides information and support for those who have autism and those who want to know more about it.

Dementia Friendly America

The Dementia Friendly America initiative is catalyzing a movement to more effectively support and serve those across America who are living with dementia and their family and friend care partners. -dfamerica.org

Drug Dangers

Resource dedicated to providing credible information regarding defective medical devices and dangerous medications that are currently on the market. Online resource sponsored by Seeger Weiss LLP, DrugDangers.

Drug Rehab

Equips patients and families with the best information, resources and tools to overcome addiction and lead a lifelong recovery. - Drugrehab.com

Healthy Women

Formerly the National Women’s Health Resource Center, Healthy Women is a nonprofit, national clearinghouse for women’s health information.

National Cancer Institute

Credible, current cancer information from the U.S. National Cancer Institute.

Quit Day

A resource that aids IT professionals quit smoking and lead healthier lives.

Quit Smoking Community

Quit Smoking Community is a virtual community that offers support and information for those trying to kick the deadliest habit in the world. - quitsmokingcommunity.org

 

Insurance

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Provides detailed health care information and describes various health care plans.

HealthCare.gov

Provides information and assistance to help you enroll in the Healthcare Marketplace.

Illinois Health Insurance

Find and compare various health insurance plans available in Illinois.

Medicaid

Provides information and strategy to enroll in Medicaid. Medicaid provides funding for medical and health-related services for people with low incomes.

Medicare

Provides information on enrolling in and using this federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older, certain younger people with disabilities, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a transplant, sometimes called ESRD).