MedlinePlus provides information on diseases, conditions, treatments, drugs, and procedures. It also includes a medical dictionary, medical encyclopedia, videos and illustrations as well as information in Spanish. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The new Health Insurance Marketplace. Enroll for health insurance, or get information for individuals, families, and small businesses.

Mayo Clinic Patient Care and Health Information: A source of accurate, reliable and easy-to-understand health information from the professionals at the Mayo Clinic.

Questions to Ask Your Doctor: Helpful list of questions to ask your doctor before, during, and after your appointment. From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Provides doctor-approved health information about children from birth through adolescence. Information is provided in both English and Spanish and is written specifically for children, teens, and parents.

Health Finder: An encyclopedia of over 1,600 health topics from the most trusted sources.

Health and Wellness Resource Center: Provides information on diseases, conditions, alternative medicine, drugs & herbal remedies. Also gives a health assessment, a directory and a dictionary.

RxList (Internet Drug Index): Gives information on different drugs, supplements, diseases and conditions.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine: The Federal Government’s agency for research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: Search any natural product name, disease or condition, or drug name

Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center Medical Library: Librarians at the Oakwood Medical Library will compile informational packets on any aspect of medicine or health care by request. They can be contacted via phone (313) 593-7685 or email at They also have an extensive consumer health collection and recreational reading material that can be used while in the hospital.