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Mobile health from the National Library of Medicine

The National Library of Medicine is now offering mobile versions of many of its most popular websites.  Some are mobile websites, available through a web browser, and some are downloadable apps. See a gallery of mobile apps and sites here:

A sampling of NLM mobile products:

MedlinePlus: Authoritative consumer health information from in a mobile-optimized Web site that includes summaries for over 800 diseases, conditions and wellness topics as well as the latest health news, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, and information on prescription and over-the-counter medications. Available via the Web browser of any mobile device.

AIDSInfo: The latest federally approved HIV/AIDS medical practice guidelines, HIV treatment and prevention clinical trials, and other research information.

LactMed: Find information about maternal and infant drug levels, possible effects on lactation and on breastfed infants, and alternative drugs to consider.

WISER: Stand-alone application (or downloadable application) to assist emergency responders in hazardous materials incidents.

Drug Information Portal: A mobile interface to information for over 31,000 drugs. Names, usage, and structures are displayed, as well as search links to key NLM and government sites, using their mobile version when available.

Want even more no-cost, reliable health apps? Browse’s Gallery of Mobile Applications:

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