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Affordable Care Act (ACA) Resources

Healthcare.gov

Healthcare.gov is the Health Insurance Marketplace for PA. This website is the location for health insurance enrollment as well as information on the Affordable Care Act and eligibility for financial assistance.

Health Law Answers: AARP

Health Law Answers is a simple and fast, 7-step tool that explains how the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) will affect you and your family health insurance.


Consumer Health Resources

AIDSinfo

AIDSinfo provides current federally approved treatment guidelines for HIV infection and AIDS-related illnesses.

Clinicaltrials.gov

ClinicalTrials.gov provides easy access to information on over 36,000 clinical research studies.

Genetic Home Reference

Genetics Home Reference provides summaries of genetic conditions and their molecular basis in straightforward, easy-to-understand language.

Householdproducts.nlm.nih.gov

The Household Products Database is a consumer’s guide that provides easy-to-understand information on the potential health effects of more than 2,000 ingredients contained in more than 10,000 common household products used inside and around the home.

KidsHealth.org

Information about children's health, with specific sections geared towards children, parents, and practitioners. Contains information on issues such as: child behavior and development, nutrition, general health, surgery, and immunizations.

Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic offers health information, self-improvement and disease management tools to empower people to manage their health.

MedlinePlus

MedlinePlus has extensive consumer health information in both English and Spanish.

NIHSeniorHealth

NIHSeniorHealth is a website designed specifically with older adults’ needs in mind. The site focuses on health topics that are of particular interest to older people.

Pubmed.gov

PubMed provides free access to an innovative literature database of citations and abstracts for biomedical literature from Medline and additional life science journals.

Toxtown.nlm.nih.gov

Toxtown is the National Library of Medicine’s website about environmental health concerns and commonly encountered toxic substances.

WebMD

WebMD provides valuable health information, tools for managing health, and support to those who seek information.