Research Guides

Consumer Health

Welcome to the Consumer Health Guide
The goals of this guide are to:
  • Offer authoritative, current, and relevant online health information resources for patients and their families on various health topics.
  • Offer an educational resource to promote health literacy, empower the patient, and lessen health disparities and inequalities.
  • Aid in making informed medical decisions that will have a direct effect on the health of a patient.
This guide is intended for community members looking for trustworthy health information online.  It may also be helpful to medical professionals looking for consumer health information for their patients.
Subject Guide Editor

Layal Hneiny

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University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Louis Calder Memorial Library
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