Health Resources

ATTENTION: The resources on this page are offered as information guides only. The web sites to which these links point are not administrated by Warm Springs Medical Center, and Warm Springs Medical Center is not responsible for their content. This information is offered to you with the understanding that it not be interpreted as medical or professional advice. All medical information needs to be carefully reviewed with your health care provider.

MEDLINEplus
http://www.medlineplus.gov

This is the national Library of Medicine's site for quality, up-to-date, and reliable consumer health information, covering hundreds of topics. Includes a full-text, illustrated medical encyclopedia and a directory section where you can locate a medical specialist. It also provides access to drug information, clinical trials, and other directories. Information is listed alphabetically so spelling of medical terms isn't a problem. Información de salud in español.

FirstGov Health Topics
http://firstgov.gov/Citizen/Topics/Health.shtml

FirstGov.gov is the official U.S. gateway to all government information. The Health & Safety section provides resources for all Americans regarding health, diseases, drugs, food and nutrition and consumer safety.

healthfinder™
http://www.healthfinder.gov

Healthfinder, sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is a gateway to the vast amount of consumer health information available from the federal government. This resource is very easy to use. También en Español!

FamilyDoctor.org
http://familydoctor.org

FamilyDoctor.org offers patient information handouts from the American Academy of Family Physicians [AAFP] covering more than 250 health topics. También en Español!

Health Topics from A to Z
http://www.cdc.gov/health/

A listing of disease and health topics from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention [CDC]. See also the CDC's "Health Related Hoaxes & Rumors" section at http://www.cdc.gov/hoax_rumors.htm

National Women's Health Information Center
http://www.4woman.gov/

Women's health information provided by the Federal Government. This website and toll-free call center was created to provide FREE, reliable health information for women everywhere

KidsHealth.org
http://kidshealth.org/

KidsHealth provides doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence. Created by The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media.

Georgia Department of Public Health [GDPH]
http://health.state.ga.us/

The GDPH is the lead agency entrusted by the people of the State of Georgia with the ultimate responsibility for the health of communities and the entire population. You can request vital records (birth & death certificates), find information on current diseases, and find out how to contact the health department in your county.