The CDC is part of the Department of Health and Human Services and focuses on issues of public health. This site contains information on diseases, conditions, environmental health, workplace safety and healthy living.
The National Cancer Institute of the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training. The site provides quality cancer information on cancer topics including news, clinical trials, statistics and research.
One of the best websites on heart disease and stroke, the American Heart Association covers all aspects of these issues.
Practical info on many relevant topics with sections for parents, kids, and teens. From the nonprofit Nemours Foundation, providing doctor-approved health information from pre-birth through adolescence.
A guide to reliable health information. Enter a disease or condition in the search box or select from Health Library for links to consumer info. For health info for specific ages, genders, etc., select Just for You. See good practical info on insurance, nursing homes, etc. under Health Care. See also the useful list of health organizations. From the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services.