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Health & Wellness Resource Center contains up-to-date material on diseases and conditions, alternative medicine, drugs, and herbal remedies.

Medline via FirstSearch contains articles on medicine, dentistry, and nursing.


Doctors & Hospitals

AMA Physician Select Online Doctor Finder
Search the American Medical Association's database of licensed M.D.s and D.O.s in the U.S. You may also search by medical specialty and/or geographic area.

Healthcare Blue Book
Find fair prices for high quality healthcare, medical tests and devices in your local area.

Illinois Department of Professional Regulation - Physician Profile Search
Search for doctor by name to see whether or not the person has received a disciplinary action, plus specialties, certifications, and affiliations.

Illinois Hospital Report Card
From the Illinois Department of Public Health. Access quality and safety data, learn how to choose a health care facility, and research Illinois laws related to consumer protection and healthcare.

U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospital Finder
Ranks over 6,000 hospitals by specialty. Search for a hospital by region, or browse the top-ranked hospitals. 

Government Resources

Access DuPage
Access DuPage is a collaborative effort whose mission is to provide access to medical services to those people in DuPage County who lack access because of economic reasons.

DuPage County Health Department
Provides information about ACA (Affordable Care Act) resources, and links to community ACA events.

GetCovered Illinois
The Illinois Healthcare Marketplace website provides information about health care coverage, plans, and free, in-person help choosing a plan.
Learn about the Affordable Care Act, and find local help for the nearest application assisters, Medicaid or CHIP, small business, or non-English resources.
Use the official website to sign up, access forms, and learn what Medicare covers.

Health Sites

Centers for Disease Control 
Supplies information on health related travel warnings, cruise ship inspection scores, and other health topics.
The American Academy of Family Physicians provides information on a wide variety of topics related to health and medicine.

Medline Plus
The National Library of Medicine provides reliable information on diseases, health topics, prescription and nonprescription drugs, clinical trials, and medical terms.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
The National Institutes of Health created the NCCAM division to study complementary medicine and to educate both practitioners and consumers on these therapies.