Health

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Specific clinics, organizations and services are listed below. These organizations help with everything from insurance to addiction to well-being.

Two good sources of information from experts on health topics, treatments, and medications are MedlinePlus (from the National Library of Medicine) and Patient X-Plain Tutorials.  Both are available in English and Spanish.  Follow these links to MedlinePlus in English or Spanish.  Find what you want by part of the body, disease or condition, or use the search box or index.  Follow these links to Patient Health Tutorials in English or Spanish.  Select from more than 1400 disease or conditions for a 5-6 page plain-language explanation that you can read online or print.

Are you a Veteran?

If you are a Veteran, see the Veterans Services page under First Steps.

Tips

Your physical health and well-being is important to you. When was the last time you had a wellness physical? I’m not talking about when you believe you’re knocking on death’s door; I’m talking about when you’re feeling just fine and you’re scheduling yourself for a medical checkup as an annual thing because YOU understand that it’s preventive medical care to do so. Let’s act to be well now and in the future.