For general medical information, these sites are where we first turn.

Here is a great guest article from Savannah Boone: Simple Meal Planning Ideas to Get Your Healthy Week Started

Here is a Forbes article on How to Get the Best Medical Advice Online – a good review of pros and cons, at the end of the day nothing beats directly consulting with a medical professional – though research can help you ask better questions.

WebMD – one of the universal go-tos for medical advise, this is a veritable compendium of health information that readers can use to understand their symptoms and course of treatment. Interestingly, because it is supported by ads, there is some controversy about pharmaceutical backing contributing to site bias.

MedicineNet – Boasting submissions contributed by real doctors, we love this site. You can look up the doctor who contributed a particular article, and even identify exactly when the information was posted so that you can ensure you access the most up-to-date information! Transparency at its finest.