Patient Portal

Health Links

These websites provide information on disease topics, symptoms, medications, and diagnostic procedures.  They are reliable sites and are not listed in any particular order.  Disease specific information is available on many of the links we list, but be sure to check our Support Organizations page also.


Anatomy Atlases (Note:  graphic content!):

Drug Reference:


Epocrates Online

Evidence-Based Medicine,
Healthcare Quality, Clinical Trials:

National Guideline Clearinghouse™ (NGC):

The Cochrane Library:

Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research
20 Tips to Help Prevent Medical Errors:
Consumers and Patients:

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence: United Kingdom:

Clinical Trials information:


(Note:  There are many health frauds that circulate on the Internet.  If something related to health that you read or receive in an email sounds suspicious, check here.)

Your Guide to Quackery, Health Fraud, and Intelligent Decisions:

General Health:

Medford Mail Tribune: List of Support Groups:

American Journal of Managed Care: Personalized Preventive Care Leads to Significant Reductions in Hospital Utilization:

Deyarman Allergy & Asthma Clinic LLC: Reducing Pollen Exposure:

Medline Plus: Consumer Health Information:

American College of Physicians Health Care Topics:

OHSU Library Consumer Health Resources:

WebMD – includes drug info and symptom checker:

Merck Manual (includes commercial info and links)
Home Edition:
Professional Edition:


Mayo Clinic Website:

New York Public Library: Best of the Web: Health & Medicine:

Up To Date:

Health Question-Answer Site:

Go Ask Alice:

Medical Literature Databases:

Medline PubMed – National Library of Medicine literature search engine:

OHSU Library Health Information Request:


Nutrition, Food, and Diet Information:

And for a truly out-of-the-box idea about health care:

The Gesundheit! Hospital Project: