WebMD is ranked among the best online health resources in the world. As of October 2015, it ranked as the number one site with more than 80 million unique visitors each month, states eBizMBA.com.
WebMD provides information, tools and support to anyone wishing to receive assistance in regard to health matters, notes its website. The website publishes expert articles on various health conditions and diseases. The website also provides information regarding drugs and the latest news.
The National Institutes of Health's official website is another health resources that is highly ranked. It comes in second position in regard to monthly visitors. An estimated 55 million users visit the site to acquire more information regarding various health issues.
Yahoo Health comes in third place with more than 50 million unique visitors each month. The website also provides information regarding health matters, medicine and medical professions. Mayo Clinic receives approximately 30 million unique visitors each month.
Other websites that fall within the top 15 ranking include MedicineNet.com, EverydayHealth.com, HealthGrades.com, Healthline.com and Mercola.com.
WebMD is popular because it covers a wide variety of topics, making it easy for users to access all the information they need in one place. The site also allows users to send in questions and receive expert answers.