Physical and Mental Health

Websites where you can find medical and general health information.
Health Info Iowa - The latest health information for Iowans, including links to you find a physician or nursing home and links to public health updates.
DocFinder - Licensing background and disciplinary information of physicians and other health care practitioners in Iowa.
Hardin MD - Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, University of Iowa. Lists of comprehensive resources in health-related subjects. There are pictures of diseases and conditions as well as links to other web resources.
Household Products - US Department of Health and Human Services. Provides online information about the health and safety of household products.
Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals' (DIA) Health Facilities Division (HFD) - This site includes a directory of long-term care facilities and inspection report cards for a wide variety of health care facilities in Iowa. Also educational information in the form of recent news articles.
Kids Health - Doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence.
Mayo Clinic Health - An extensive database on diseases and conditions, a Healthy Living Center, healthy lifestyle planners, and drug information. There is a symptom checker and a first aid guide.
Medline Plus - The US National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health.. Up-to-date, quality healthcare information from the world's largest medical library. It also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and current health news.
PubMed - PubMed provides access to over 14 million citations in MEDLINE, PreMEDLINE and other related databases, with links to participating online journals. Allows patrons to find what is important to them in the medical literature. Seek citations for your project and choose PubMed Quick Start.
Resources for Health Consumers - Suggests guidelines for finding the highest quality health information on the web.
U of I Consumer Health - This site contains consumer health resources. There are Iowa cancer resources, medical tests and procedures, drug information, and links to other consumer health web sites.
Eldercare Locator - US Department of Health and Human Resources, Administration on Aging. A public service connecting older adults and their families to nearby resources.