Atlantic Health System Sciences Libraries' recommend the following health links for reliable medical information:
- Medical Library Association's (MLANET) "Top Health Websites"
These resources are selected by the Medical Library Association's Consumer and Patient Health Information Section which evaluates the sites on credibility, sponsorship/authorship, content, audience, currency, disclosure, purpose, links, design and interactivity.
- State of New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services
The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services provides English and Spanish language information on New Jersey health legislation, health statistics, A-to-Z health topics, educational and assistance programs, community health and more.
MedlinePlus helps to answer your health questions with authoritative information from the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government and health organizations. It includes drug information, a medical encyclopedia and patient tutorials. Spanish language materials are also available.
ClinicalTrials.gov provides updated information on federally and privately supported clinical research. It gives consumers information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details.
- Consumer Library Information Prescription (CLIP)
For specific questions, Atlantic Health System's CLIP service can provide easy to understand, current, reliable health information to patients, their families and the public. Anyone can ask a question using the online form at CLIP/Ask the Hospital Librarian. Or, contact us by phone at 908-522-2699; fax your question to 908-522-2274. You can also email your question to firstname.lastname@example.org, or ask a librarian in person at one of our libraries