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The Merck Manual Home Healthcare Handbook
Explains disorders in patient-oriented terms, who is likely to get them, their symptoms, how they're diagnosed, how they might be prevented, and how they can be treated; also provides information about prognosis.
MedlinePlus has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 800 diseases and conditions. There are directories, a medical encyclopedia and a medical dictionary, tutorials on common conditions and treatments, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, and links to thousands of clinical trials.
Virginia Department of Health
The VDH website contains both local and state level statistics, information about current programs in Virginia, and data and policy related to minority health, environmental health, diseases & conditions, drinking water, and more.
Explains in patient terms information about diseases and conditions, tests and procedures, health living characteristics, drugs, and more. Also acts as a professional resource for the recently diagnosed.