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For general informational purposes only. Duke makes no claims as to the completeness, reliability, or currency of the information found at any of these Websites. Talk with your health care provider.

  • MedlinePlus
    MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from government and health-related organizations and contains information about drugs and supplements, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive tutorials, the latest health news, and surgery videos.
  • UpToDate: Patient Information
    UpToDate offers different reading levels of patient education materials on a variety of health topics.
  • PubMed Health
    Provides information on diseases, conditions, drugs, treatment options, & healthy living, with a special focus on comparative effectiveness research.
    Provides current information about clinical trial's location, design and purpose, criteria for participation, and information about the disease and treatment. Included are more than 4,000 federal and private medical studies at over 47,000 locations nationwide.
  • Drug Information Portal
    Provides inks to medical research, toxicology, and summaries of use/efficacy for drugs from the time they enter into clinical trials through their entry in the market place.
  • National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
    NCCAM is the federal government's lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine. This site provides information about current research in the field of alternative or complementary medicine.

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