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Patient Education Materials
Contains directories, a medical encyclopedia and a medical dictionary, easy-to-understand tutorials on common conditions, tests, and treatments, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to other quality information sites.
Written for audiences who have difficulty reading or understanding information.
Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center
The GARD Information Center was created to help people find useful information about genetic and rare diseases.
Genetics Home Reference
Provides consumer-friendly information about the effects of genetic variations on human health.
Office on Women's Health
The Office on Women's Health (OWH) works to improve the health and sense of well-being of all U.S. women and girls. OWH serves as the focal point for women's health activities across HHS offices and agencies and leads HHS efforts to ensure that all women and girls achieve the best possible health.
Patient Ed Resources in Languages other than English
MedlinePlus (multiple languages)
Health information for patients in multiple languages, Materials must be designed for consumers, immigrants, students, or parents and must include an English equivalent.
MedlinePlus (in Spanish)
Consumer health information in Spanish, can toggle between Spanish and English versions.
Health Information Translations
Education resources in multiple languages for health care professionals to use. Resources are easy to read and culturally appropriate.
Healthy Living Toolkit
Designed to educate refugees and immigrants so they can become proactive health consumers and health promoters in their communities. Product of the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
Healthy Roads Media
A source of quality health information in many languages and multiple formats.
SPIRAL (Selected Patient Information Resources in Asian Languages)
A collection of links to Asian-language patient care documents that have been created by authoritative sources and are freely available on the World Wide Web.