Join us for a tour of the MedlinePlus Web site. Learn how to find the health information you're looking for and how to stay up to date on the latest in health and wellness. The tour lasts approximately 2.5 minutes.
Welcome to MedlinePlus, the consumer health information website from the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
You can use MedlinePlus to find free, reliable information to help you make informed healthcare decisions.
MedlinePlus is available in English and Spanish, and you can use it on any device.
MedlinePlus has close to a thousand health topics.
You can find health topics by the body location, by category or by the alphabetical index.
Here's the health topic page on back pain. On this page, you can find all types of information about back pain. A great place to start is the Summary.
MedlinePlus also offers information on Drugs & Supplements. The Drugs & Supplements page has two sections: Drugs, and Herbs and Supplements. You can find drugs alphabetically by name using the index. Drugs are listed by both their brand and generic names.
MedlinePlus also has videos and tools. You can check out videos on health topics, watch surgical procedures, explore health check tools and play games.
Still looking for more? You can always search MedlinePlus using the search box.
Or from the homepage, you'll find links to other resources from the National Library of Medicine, such as ClinicalTrials.gov. You can also find the latest health news, browse the MedlinePlus Magazine, or sign up for email updates.
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MedlinePlus: Trusted health information for you.