General Health

Disclaimer: This information should not be considered as medical advice. It is not to be used in place of a visit with a doctor, nurse or other healthcare professional. If you have questions about your individual medical situation, please consult with your healthcare professional.
You can call Info-Santé 8-1-1 to speak to a nurse for a NON-URGENT health issue. This service is free and available 24/7.

At the Jewish General Hospital

 Gynecology Oncology Health Information Service
     * Click here to contact a librarian

 Hope & Cope


 McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Patient Education Office

The Montreal Children's Hospital National Bank Family Resource Centre

 Neuro-Patient Resource Centre at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital

CHU Sainte-Justine Hospital  Learning Centre

 Integrated Health and Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal
*Information about the hospitals, CLSCs and long-term care facilities in the region

 Santé Montréal, Health and social services in Montréal


Provincial health information and services from the official government of Quebec website - 

Provincial health insurance board - Régie de l'assurance maladie du Québec

Government of Quebec's Portail santé mieux-être
General health information and how to find resources in your area including doctors, clinics, CLSCs, test centres, etc.


Government of Canada -  Health Canada

 Public Health Agency of Canada, preventing disease and injuries, promoting good physical and mental health, and providing information to support informed decision making.

US and Other International Sites

US Medical Library Association MLA Top Health Websites 
The top health websites evaluated based on credibility, sponsorship/authorship, content, audience, currency (timeliness), disclosure, purpose, links, design, interactivity, and disclaimers. 

American Academy of Family Physicians -
An award-winning consumer website, featuring physician-reviewed patient education materials.

US National Library of Medicine MedlinePlus
An online health information resource for patients and their families. Includes interactive tools such as tutorials, health and surgery videos, quizzes, and more.

 Healthline, HONcode certified consumer health website
Straightforward, expert-reviewed, person-first experiences.

 Mayo Clinic, US not-for profit academic medical centre
American not-for-profit organization and academic medical center offering patient health information organized alphabetically.

 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Public Health Institute
US health protection agency. Fact sheets and brochures made especially for consumers are available for download. 

*For Advanced Users -  UpToDate, evidence-based clinical decision support reference.

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