You don't always have to be weary when visiting websites on the quest for valid health science information. The key is being aware of trusted sites that provide legitimate and reviewed evidence. These are great websites you (or your patients) can use when performing research. Click on any link to take you directly to the site.
AND these are all FREE - no login required!
The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) the leading science-based, data-driven, service organization that protects our country's public health. Consult CDC publications and alerts for the latest health science information and guidelines.
The CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) offers health science and public health recommendations, reports, continuing education, metrics, surveillance summaries, and visual abstracts to any information seeker.
MedlinePlus is an online information service provided by the National Library of Medicine to bring text- and video-based health information and tool in an easy-to-use, consumer-centric format.
ClinicalTrials.gov is an online database consisting of both publicly and privately funded studies conducted around the world (and right in your home town). Users can see trial status - including opportunities to participate in recruiting studies - and results.