Health

This page contains a list of free resources to help you find accurate and reliable sources of information to answer health related questions.  Although the resources are intended to help you become a more knowledgeable health care consumer, they do not replace the expert advice of a qualified professional. Be sure to consult with a health care provider when making health related decisions.

Medical Information Databases

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MedlinePlus
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MedlinePlus provides free reliable and up-to-date health information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand.

Affordable Care Act (ACA) Information

CLICK HERE to view the ACA Information Guide

HealthCare.gov

Health Care.gov is the official site of Affordable Care Act. General information on health insurance marketplace and enrollment online. See health coverage choices, ways to save today, how law affects you.

Girls Health

Girls Health is a friendly and easy-to-use reference page for girls with information on health, illness and disability, nutrition, fitness, relationships and more.

 

Womenshealth.gov

Womenshealth.gov is the information site of the Office of on Women's Health and provides information on health and wellness, diseases, reproductive health and other issues important to women. 

 

GetCoveredNJ

Get Covered NJ is the official health insurance marketplace for New Jerseyans to explore health insurance options, apply for financial help, receive free enrollment assistance and get coverage under the ACA.

 

National Network of Libraries of Medicine for Middle Atlantic Region

NN LM MAR

National Network of Libraries of Medicine for Middle Atlantic Region provides patient protection and Affordable Care Act for New Jersey residents.

Drug Information Portal

NLM Drug Information Portal is a gateway to selected drug information from NLM and other key U.S. Government agencies; a free web resources to current drug information to over 50,000 drugs; Enables searches using a drug’s trade name or generic name.

Affordable Care Act law, Facts & Figures

hhs.gov

HHS.gov/HealthCare provides Affordable Care Act information, facts and features, coverage to care, and health insurance marketplace, provided by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

Home Products Database
Household Products Database includes 11,000+ consumer brands to health effects from Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) provided by manufacturers; Enables scientists and consumers to research products based on chemical ingredients.

ClinicalTrials.gov
ClinicalTrials.gov contains regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research in human volunteers.

DoctorFinder
"DoctorFinder provides basic professional information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States. This includes more than 814,000 doctors."
--American Medical Association

PubMed.gov

"PubMed comprises more than 25 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLine, life science journals, and online books."
--PubMed.gov

CMS.gov

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CMS.gov is a health insurance marketplace rum by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.