Health Information

TMA provides these links to help you locate appropriate and authoritative health information. Links are provided for educational uses only and are not intended to replace the advice of a health professional. Links include a carefully selected list of resources and are not to be considered comprehensive. See our selection criteria and disclaimer for further information.


  • Search Tools/Databases  - Meta-sites and databases for searching the medical literature or the Internet for health related information, such as PubMed and MEDLINEplus
  • Reference Shelf  - Medical dictionaries, e-books, encyclopedia, directories, and newspapers
  • Government  - State and national sites offering health and medical information for both physicians and patients
  • Consumer/Public Health  - Gateways to consumer health information on preventive medicine and a variety of diseases and conditions
  • Journal Links  - Links to many full-text journals and journal Web sites
  • HealthExceLynx  - Health care links for health professionals: Biotechnology, ethics, health policy, e-medical records, news, blogs, and so much more. 
  • Health in the News  - Tools for finding health and medical topics discussed in newspaper, print, and television news sources
  • Clinical Trials/Evidence-Based Medicine  - A variety of information related to clinical trials, practice guidelines, and evidence-based medicine
  • Drug/Pharmacy/Medical Device Information  - Consumer and professional information specific to pharmaceuticals
  • Alternative Health Practices  - Complementary and alternative health care information for practitioners and the public
  • Health Science Libraries  - National Library of Medicine and selected medical libraries in Texas
  • History of Medicine  - Resources for historical medical information
  • Publishing Information  - Copyright information, instructions to authors, citation practices
  • Spanish Language Health Sites  - Consumer health information in Spanish
  • Patient Education Audiovisual Materials -- Patient education materials that physicians can show in their waiting rooms or refer patients to online.
  • HHS Hospital Compare -- In this tool you will find information on how well hospitals care for patients with certain medical conditions or surgical procedures, and results from a survey of patients about the quality of care they received during a recent hospital stay.