Health Topics

Looking for Health or Medical Information?

Many of us use the internet to search for health or medical information. However, there is so much information is out there and not all of it is accurate. In order to make informed decisions about your health, it’s important to find reliable and trustworthy information.

NC Health Info offers librarian-approved health and medical information on health topics of interest to North Carolinians. However, we recommend you start your search using for information on the health topic of your choice.


MedlinePlus is designed to help you find quality health information written in plain language. It’s produced by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. At MedlinePlus, you will find information on over 1000 diseases and conditions, as well as a medical dictionary, encyclopedia, drug information, and much more. All the health topics link to updated and trustworthy resources of health information. The content is reviewed on a regular basis to ensure they are current. Registration is not required to use MedlinePlus, and no advertising is allowed on the site. The source of the information presented is always given in case you want to double-check it.

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Select NC Health Info Topics

Health Topics ImageIn addition to MedlinePlus’ comprehensive resources, we have identified the following health topics as being of special interest to North Carolinians. Here you will find general information on a select number of health topic, including North Carolina-specific resources, support groups & forums, and mobile apps & tools.


Last updated March 13, 2019 at 6:15 pm