Searching in the library's databases will generally give you more credible sources than Google. But there are many reliable websites on the internet and this page contains a sampling of credible websites that may be helpful for your research.
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand.
ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry and results database of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. ClinicalTrials.gov gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details.
The Office on Women's Health seeks to "improve the health of American women by advancing and coordinating a comprehensive women's health agenda throughout HHS to address health care prevention and service delivery, research, public and health care professional education, and career advancement for women in the health professions and in scientific careers."
The Health Resources and Services Administration provides links to materials intended to improve communication between providers and clients with diverse cultural, language, and health literacy backgrounds.
Data from HHS' vaults, including from CMS, CDC, FDA and NIH, made easily available and accessible to the public. This information includes clinical care provider quality information, nationwide health service provider directories, databases of the latest medical and scientific knowledge, consumer product data, community health performance information, government spending data and more.
Formerly the 5-A-Day program, the National Fruit and Vegetable Program is a new public health initiative, reflecting the new dietary guidelines, which recommend more than 5 servings of fruits and vegetables for some Americans.