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Health Websites

These other websites have been compiled and evaluated by BC Cancer librarians.

For information in other languages see Websites in Other Languages.

For Patients / Public

Good places to start

  • 8-1-1  (HealthLink BC) - Call 8-1-1 toll-free in BC to speak with a health services navigator, nurse, dietitian, pharmacist or exercise professional (9am to 5pm Monday to Friday).
  • Health Information (US National Institutes of Health)
  • HealthLink BC 
  • MedlinePlus (US National Institutes of Health)

More health websites

International health websites

Men's health websites

  • About Men (Men's Health Initiative of BC)
  • Men (MedlinePlus)

Organ donation websites

People with disabilities websites

Rare diseases websites

Women's health websites

Decision tools

Journal articles

  • JAMA Patient Page (Journal of the American Medical Association)
  • Elsevier patientACCESS - low-cost access to almost 100 Elsevier journal articles for patients and caregivers
  • MedlinePlus Magazine
  • PatientACCESS- list of publishers that provide free access to journal articles for patients and their caregivers
  • PatientINFORM - list of publishers and health organizations that provide free or low-cost access to journal articles for patients and their caregivers


For Researchers / Clinicians

Health websites


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