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Sites listed here will offer advice to the consumer about health products and services. Information about health and disease belongs in Health/Education/Patient_Education .
Sites [ Submit ] - Includes health resources, discussion and news. NIH Health Information - Gateway to publications and online resources for consumers and professionals. Center For Medical Consumers - Not for profit, independent organization in the USA, informing and helping to protect members of the public in their encounters with the medical care system. Proceed with Caution: A Report on the Quality of Health Information on the Internet - The findings of a large 2001 study that describes and evaluates search engine performance and the quality and readability of health information (in English and Spanish), and provides conclusions and recommendations. Health Hippo - Health law, policy and regulatory materials. Organized deep links to US government health care resources. U.S. Food and Drug Administration: Protecting Yourself - Resource for consumers to help them make better buying decisions when shopping online. Includes information on how to determine if a site is legitimate, how to spot health fraud, and how to report fraudulent sites. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality - AHRQ - Provides practical health care information, research findings, and data to help consumers, health providers, health insurers, researchers, and policymakers make informed decisions about health care issues. - Tests popular nutritional non-prescription supplements to ascertain purity. Dietary Supplement Quality Initiative - Provides information for consumers about issues affecting the quality of dietary supplements, vitamins, minerals, and botanical or herbal products. Eyeglass Retailer Reviews - Reviews of online eyeglass retailers, including pricing, and BBB ratings. Life Dynamix - Offers self-help and wellness videos, blogs, and community forum. GlassyEyes - Dedicated to helping people obtain eyeglasses online. Reviews, consumer ratings, e-mail discussion group. GoodRx - Compares retail prices of prescription drugs from different pharmacies in the United States. Coupons, discount card. Mobile app. Pill identifier. Ask a Patient - Provides a database of patients' experiences and opinions of prescription drugs. Also includes opinion polls on health care topics.
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