Health Information

The health information page provides health-related, external websites for patients and families to connect and share experiences. This content is available for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or provider with any questions regarding your medical condition.

Patient and Family Support Websites

  • CaringBridge – Nonprofit web service that connects family and friends during a critical illness, treatment or recovery
  • Daily Strength – Connect with people facing similar life challenges, medical conditions, and mental health issues
  • Diabetes Mine – A gold mine of straight talk and encouragement for people with diabetes
  • I'm too young for this! – Empowering young adults affected by cancer
  • Keeping Kids Safe Around Guns – Find safety measures that can greatly reduce the risk of an accident
  • Patients Like Me – Learn from real-world experiences of other patients like you
  • Sophia's Garden – Families of children with life-threatening and chronic conditions connect with other families to find strength, hope and healing

Health information websites

  • www.healthcare.gov – Find information about healthcare and the latest health reform updates.
  • Food Allergies – Find out more about allergies to food and how you can prevent reactions.
  • FamilyDoctor.org – Health information for the whole family, includes health tips, videos, and helpful health tools.
  • Healthcare 411 – Health care information and research findings for consumers and providers.
  • MedlinePlus – Health topics, drug information, videos and cool tools.
  • Minnesota Department of Health – Protecting, maintaining and improving the health of all Minnesotans.
  • My Life Check – The American Heart Association has created a simple way for you to keep your heart healthy through a seven step plan.
  • Patient Education Video Series – Learn how to "speak up" to make sure you're taking medications correctly, from the "Speak Up" campaign by the Joint Commission. (Spanish and English)

Nutrition Resources

Eldercare Resources