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stethoscope photoWe've blogged before about MedlinePlus, one of the best web sites for reliable, authoritative health information. There's another great web site also developed by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other government agencies: This web site provides access to information on clinical studies for a wide range of diseases, conditions, medical devices and drugs. The web site is updated daily and includes links to additional information.

Wondering what a clinical trial is? According to MedlinePlus, "clinical trials are research studies that test how well new medical approaches work in people. Each study answers scientific questions and tries to find better ways to prevent, screen for, diagnose or treat a disease. Clinical trials may also compare a new treatment to a treatment that is already available."

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MedlinePlus - Medical Information You Can Trust


In today's information saturated world, finding authoritative and reliable medical information can be a challenge. For medical information you can trust, turn to
MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. Also, MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from the National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.
For other authoritative sites on health and medicine, check out the Health & Medicine category under Recommended Links on the MPL Homepage.



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