Health & the Web
Are you looking for information about health? The Internet is a great place to get information on how to get and stay healthy, but a "health" search on Google will display about 2,390,000,000 sites. Here are a few websites we've pulled together to narrow down the search and get you started.
Medline Plus, a service of the US National Library of Medicine National Institute of Health, offers the latest treatments, information on a drug or supplement, and medical videos. This site is also translated into Spanish.
A Chinese language version is available through our partner, Chinese Information and Service Center located in Seattle's International District.
WebMD provides valuable health information, tools for managing your health and support to those who seek information.
Swedish Hospital in Seattle, offers comprehensive health and wellness information on their interactive site.
Portales Medicos, offers comprehensive health and wellness information, articles and videos on their Spanish language site.
Designed especially for healthcare and service providers, EthnoMed is a Harborview Medical Center program bridging cultural and language barriers in medical care. Here you can find translated documents, cultural information as it pertains to health and links to websites offering more translated information. The site is predominately in English, with links to translated materials.
Open enrollment for the health insurance in Washington state has been extended to March 31, 2014. Visit the Washignton HealthPlanFinder for an easily accessible online marketplace for individuals, families and small businesses to compare adn enroll in quality health insurance plans.