Frequently asked questions regarding herbal medicine and culinary herbs. Arranged by herb and by condition they affect.
NCCIH is the Federal Government's lead agency for scientific research on complementary and integrative health approaches. The center is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) which is part of the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services. The web site provides information on complementary and alternative medicine; how to be an informed consumer; and information on grants and funding opportunities. The site also includes a link for information in Spanish.
Credible, accurate, and practical resources for nutrition and health professionals, educators, government personnel and consumers. Includes food pyramids.
Provides detailed composition of foods.
Searchable directory of drug and alcohol treatment programs nationally, more than 400 listed for the Los Angeles area. Website from the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
Find a physician in your area by specialty or name.
Includes licensed physicians and indicates possible types of disciplinary actions against them with names/numbers to contact for further information.
License search for registered nurses and continuing education providers, including licensed midwives.
Covers health for the whole family, diseases & conditions, prevention & wellness, pregnancy & newborns, kids, teens, and seniors.
Provides a variety of detailed information on vaccines and immunizations, including vaccines for travelers.
Contains News Center, Cost-Estimate Calculator and Need Help Now? (information if you need coverage before 2014) sections. Covered California, part of the State of California, provides the tools to shop for health insurance that meets your health care needs and financial realities.
Affordable Care Act information site explains health benefits in your state, preventative services for women, young adult coverage, and the health insurance marketplace. Provided by the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services.
Information about diseases and conditions, treatment options, and drugs. Has a Symptom Checker feature.
A service of the National Library of Medicine. Provides health and drug information, directories for physicians, hospitals, etc.
Contains bibliographic information and abstracts of health-related articles, reports, surveys, and other resource documents pertaining to the health and health care of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Canadian First Nations. The database provides information for the benefit, use, and education of organizations and individuals with an interest in health-related issues, programs, and initiatives regarding North American indigenous peoples.
A free full-text archive of peer-reviewed biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the US National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).