Find the health or medical information you need

MedlinePlus, the premier website for quality consumer health information,  has a new streamlined look. The site still offers authoritative information on over 950 Health Topics and comprehensive coverage of Drugs & Supplements, but now it's all even easier to find. The site has recently been optimized for use on mobile devices so you can read and search for information on a computer, a tablet or a smart phone.

Accurate, Up-to-Date Information

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's website geared specifically for patients and their families and friends. The National Library of Medicine produces the information, and they don't allow advertising or product placements. You can be sure that the information you find at MedlinePlus is transparent, accurate, and up-to-date. MedlinePlus also offers health information in Spanish and many other languages.

Health Topics, Drug Information, and Videos

MedlinePlus contains a wealth of information in addition to the Health Topics and Drugs & Supplements. The Medical Encyclopedia is a great places to find a brief overview of a topic or a medical definition. The Videos and Tools section is also worth exploring. If you have a strong stomach, you can watch a tonsillectomy, a knee replacement, an angioplasty or hundreds of other procedures. Whether you are looking for information about your diagnosis or a new prescription, make MedlinePlus your first stop for reliable health information.