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Healthy Eating on a Budget

Take a look at these tips for how to save money and still eat healthily.


Hospital Compare

Hospital Compare has information about the quality of care at over 4,000 Medicare-certified hospitals across the country. Use Hospital Compare to find hospitals and compare the quality of their care.


Mayo Clinic

More than 3,300 physicians, scientists and researchers from Mayo Clinic share their expertise to empower you to manage your health.


Medical Library Association’s Top Health Websites

The Consumer and Patient Health Information Section (CAPHIS) of MLA evaluates websites based on the following criteria: credibility, sponsorship/authorship, content, audience, currency, disclosure, purpose, links, design, interactivity, and disclaimers. The following websites have been deemed particularly useful.


National Institute on Aging

This website offers great health information for seniors as well as featured news stories and research updates.


New York State Department of Health

The official website for the department of the New York state government responsible for public health.



From the National Library of Medicine.  The site helps users identify unknown solid dose medications (tablets and capsules) based on physical characteristics and images.



Use the tools available at this website to help record your food intake and exercise. A great way to keep track of your health journey!