Health & Wellness

Government Resources

United Way: 211 Infoline for Connecticut

Connecticut resources of health providers, individual/family services, support groups and legal issues.

Centers for Disease Control     
Health advisories

Connecticut Insurance Department

Connecticut Clearinghouse
Information on substance abuse and mental health topics.

Food and Nutrition Service: United States Department of Agriculture

HealthNet: Connecticut Consumer Health Information Network
Current medical news, recommended books, magazines and internet resources for health issues.

Medicare
The Official US Government Site for Medicare Information.

Medline Plus
Health articles for all from the National Library of Medicine. Includes nutrition guides, medical test explanations, and more. 

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health

Nursing Home Comparisons by Location

U.S. National Library of Medicine

General Information

American Academy of Dermatology

Danbury Hospital Online

Doctor Finder
Find your doctor’s office hours, accepted insurance providers, educational history and affiliations. Search by physician’s name or specialty.

Familydoctor
Information on healthy living and health topics. Prescription and over-the-counter drug information.

Mayo Clinic Drug Information
Articles, drug information and health management tools.

Merck Manual
a comprehensive medical information source covering thousands of topics in all fields of medicine

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill

North American Menopause Society

Oncolink
Educational tools and resources about cancers for practitioners, patients, and caregivers 

Pharmacy Checker
Compare pharmaceutical drug prices internationally

Prescriber’s Digital Reference
a comprehensive list of drug information for practitioners and patients

StartYourRecover.org
Start Your Recovery “provides helpful information for people who are dealing with substance use issues — and their family members, friends, and co-workers, too.”

TRAINConnecticut
comprehensive catalog of public health training opportunities for professionals who serve the citizens of Connecticut, made available by the Public Health Foundation