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Health & Wellness


  • Find nutritional facts and breakdowns for fast food menu items and other foods. The nutrient search tool allows you to find foods that are highest (or lowest) in specific dietary nutrients.

  • Search or browse drug and safety guides.  Understand why you are taking medication and the benefits of adhering to their regimen.

  • Timely information on diet and nutrition from the Harvard School of Public Health.

Recommended General Health Websites

  • From the CDC, provides quick access to statistics on topics of public health importance

  • Information on a wide variety of health topics. From the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

  • Searchable database from the World Health Organization that includes codes for International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems.

  • Health information web resource designed to help patients and caregivers understand the many lab tests that are a vital part of medical care.

  • Health information, the latest medical news, scientific breakthroughs, and patient stories.

  • Find information on health, wellness, disorders, and conditions.  Learn about prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines, herbs, and supplements.  Discover tutorials, surgery videos, games, and quizzes.  Research articles and images for diseases, symptoms, tests, and treatments.   

  • Find information on medical topics, symptoms, drugs, procedures, news, and more, written for the health care professional.


  • National directory for assisted living facilities and care.

  • Job Search, Reference & Mailing List Database including 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents in A to Z. Search for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, health care professionals, and much more. Short videos on how to find the information you need can be found here.

  • Find & Compare doctors, plans, hospitals, suppliers, and other providers.

  • Search doctors by location and specialty and see reviews.

  • Search the Maryland Board of Physicians' database for Practitioner Profiles.Practitioner Profile System

Drugs & Medications