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HealthCare.gov - Health Insurance Marketplace
Apply for coverage, compare plans, and enroll

Medical Information

MEDLINEplus: Health Information from the National Library of Medicine
Searchable information including health topics, drug information, medical encyclopedia, dictionary and more provided by the National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health.

Health Hotlines from the National Library of Medicine
A database of health-related organizations operating toll-free telephone services. Includes information on services available in Spanish.

Health Topics A-Z - National Institues of Health
Alphabetical list of health topics linking to information from multiple organizations.

Healthfinder
This U.S. Department of Health and Human Services site is a guide to reliable health and consumer information. Includes links to selected online publications, clearinghouses, databases, Web sites, support and self-help groups as well as the government agencies and non-profit organizations that produce reliable information for the public. Also available in Spanish.

familydoctor.org
Find a doctor, drug information and information on health topics. Also available in Spanish.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Includes some Spanish materials

Lab Tests
"A public resource on clinical lab testing from the laboratory professionals who do the testing." Includes information on test procedure and results.

Doctors & Dentists

Texas Medical Board
Information about the education and practice of Texas physicians.

American Board of Medical Specialties: Certification Search
Free registration required to search if your doctor is board certified.

Texas State Board of Dental Examiners-License Verification
Database search for license verification of dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, and dental labs.

County & State Health Departments

Dallas County Health & Human Services Department

Denton County Health Department

Texas Department of State Health Services

For Seniors

NIH Senior Health
Created by the National Institute on Aging and the National Library of Medicine, this site features short, easy-to-read articles in larger print. Highlighted topics include Alzheimer's Disease and exercise for seniors. Some audio; screen can be modified.

Health and Aging Organizations
A comprehensive directory of national organizations that support the aging community from the U. S. National Institutes of Health National Institute on Aging.

Medicare
Apply online, compare drug and health plans, enroll in a plan, get help, and keep up with Medicare news.

Social Security Online: Medicare and Prescription Help
See if you qualify for help with Medicare prescription drug costs from the Social Security Administration and apply for help if you do qualify.

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