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Due to a recent surge in pediatric RSV and flu, we are allowing only visitors 18 years of age and older in our general inpatient (hospital) settings at this time for the safety of our patients, in line with Illinois Department of Public Health guidance. Read More

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Health information from the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health:

  • Medline Plus information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 750 diseases and conditions. There are also lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia and a medical dictionary, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials.
  • Pubmed offers more clinical information including the latest medical journal articles; search by author, topic or journal.

Other reliable sources for health information:

  • UpToDate Patient Information provides detailed discussions on a wide variety of topics in adult general internal medicine and its specialties, pediatrics, and obstetrics and gynecology. Information written for patients and their families provides an overview and a good deal of detail on a variety of conditions.
  • MedlinePlus: Drugs and Supplements provides information on prescription and over-the-counter drugs, supplements and herbs.
  • Ask Me 3 Every time you talk with a doctor, nurse or pharmacist, use the Ask Me 3 questions to better understand your health.
  • is an award-winning Federal web site for consumers, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services together with other Federal agencies.