Free medical information is available from online resources such as WebMD, Mayo Clinic and Healthline. These resources focus on providing users with current and accurate medical information, according to their respective websites.
WebMD is an organization that is dedicated to providing public health news, an up-to-date medical reference database, and medical images, graphics and animations. Live web events, interactive tools and communities are also provided, according to its site. The staff consists of board-certified physicians, journalists and trained community moderators. Members of the content staff have advanced degrees in journalism, medical illustration, nursing, medicine and health communication. The qualifications of all medical professionals and contributors to the site are verified.
On its website, Mayo Clinic shares medical information from its staff of over 3,300 physicians, scientists and researchers. Information regarding healthy lifestyles, symptoms, diseases, tests and treatments are available. Users may find clinical trials and explore research labs. The website also provides patient visitor guides and an online appointment setting feature. Medical products and books are available for purchase.
The stated goal of Healthline is to promote a healthy lifestyle and engage in disease prevention. The original content is provided by experienced writers or health professionals and is medically reviewed to ensure accuracy, claims its website.