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How and why to use MedlinePlus

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About MedlinePlus

Why use this resource? Medline Plus is a database produced by the National Institutes of Health, meant to be used by patients and other lay-people, rather than medical experts.

What's in this resource? Medline Plus contains health topic summaries, videos, tutorials, calculators, and quizzes.

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Alternative Medicine Allied Health Biochemistry Biology Biomedicine Biotechnology Cell Biology Chemistry Child Development Counseling and Personnel Management Diseases Genetics Health Care System Health Sciences Human Development Immunology Life Sciences Medicine Microbiology Neuroscience Nursing Nutrition Pharmacology Pharmacy Physical and Occupational Therapy Physiology Psychology Sciences Tests, Measurement and Evaluation Toxicology
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Vendor
National Library of Medicine
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