This list, prepared by the Ascension Sacred Heart's Medical Librarian from other sources, is provided for information only. Referral to these sites does not imply the endorsement of Ascension Health of either the organization or their contents, expressed views, programs, or political activities. Further, Ascension does not endorse any commercial products that may be advertised or available from these organizations or on these websites. This list is not meant to be comprehensive; the exclusion of a site does not reflect the quality of that site. Please note that sites and URLs are subject to change without warning. 29 March 2023 MASH
The ASRM patient and consumer website for news on reproductive health and information on topics such as fertility and having children, protecting your fertility, men's and women's health, and other issues.
The CDC is the nation's public health agency. The website includes CDC publications and information about diseases and conditions, environmental health, immunizations and vaccines, travelers' health, workplace health, and more.
An initiative created by medical societies that encourages physicians, patients, and others to talk about medical tests and procedures that may be unnecessary. This website includes lists by each society of things physicians and patients should question to help make decisions about appropriate care.
This website was created by the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) to help the consumer avoid mistakes when taking medication. It includes drug alerts, a newsletter, articles, and information on reporting medication errors.
This website provides information for consumers on obtaining health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, including how to apply for coverage, health insurance essentials, and information for specific groups.
Healthfinder is the consumer health information gateway established by the federal government with information on health topics, news, personal health tools, and a searchable database of health services.
This website was created as a non-profit, national clearinghouse for women's health information. The website has information on specific diseases and conditions, health living, pregnancy, and midlife transitions to menopause.
This website started in 2001 by the American Association of Clinical Chemistry is designed to help patients understand clinical laboratory tests. Users can browse tests by test name, health screenings, or by condition or disease.
MedlinePlus is a service of the National Library of Medicine and provides relevant health and wellness information on topics from A to Z that can be trusted, easy to understand, and in both English and Spanish.