“MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health’s Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.
You can use MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of words, or view medical videos or illustrations. You can also get links to the latest medical research on your topic or find out about clinical trials on a disease or condition.” For more information about this database, check out their website.
You can find Medline Plus on the Databases A-Z page of the Library website. For more information about how to use this databases in your teaching and research, contact Kim Granath, Public Health Librarian, at firstname.lastname@example.org.