Trusted Resources


Trusted Resources

Our health information professionals recommend all of the resources on this page. Here you will find current, trusted information.

Dictionaries, Directories, and Organizations

AARP Health Encyclopedia
American Osteopathic Association: Find a Doctor Find Services and Information Find, Compare Doctors, Hospitals
Munson Healthcare Find A Doctor
National Cancer Institute A to Z List of Cancer Drugs
National Library of Medicine MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
National Library of Medicine Health Organizations
Nemours Foundations WORD! Kids’ Medical Dictionary 

Evaluating Online Health Information

Food & Drug Administration Health Fraud Awareness 
Health on the Net Foundation (HON)
National Library of Medicine MedlinePlus Guide to Healthy Web Surfing 
UCSF Evaluating Health Information

Health Check Tools and Videos

American Diabetes Association Diabetes Risk Test 
Center for Disease Control Instant Childhood Immunization Scheduler
Healthline Human Body Maps 3D Models of the Human Anatomy
Healthline Symptom Check 
National Library of Medicine MedlinePlus Health Check Tools 
WebMD Medical Tests A-Z 

Health Insurance Marketplace Health Insurance Marketplace 
State of Michigan Affordable Care Act Information 

Local and Community Websites

Child & Family Services of Northwestern Michigan
Grand Traverse County Health Department
Grand Traverse County Senior Center Network
Northern Lakes Community Mental Health
Northern Michigan Diabetes Initiative (NMDI)
Shape Up North (SUN) 

Medline Plus – National Library of Medicine


Mobile Apps

American Red Cross 
Cancer.Net Mobile
Understanding Mobile Apps
WebMD Mobile 

Podcasts, Tutorials, and Videos

Center for Disease Control Podcasts 
Diabetes Research Institute Podcasts 
National Library of Medicine MedlinePlus Interactive Videos and Tools