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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Click on a tab for more information related to the topics below:[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][cq_vc_tabs rotatetabs="0"][cq_vc_tab_item icon_fontawesome="fa fa-user-md" tabtitle="General Health"] The physician members of the Lake County Medical Society realize that patients and their families may use the internet to research diseases and illnesses. We encourage all to be educated to the best of their ability using resources that integrate research evidence with clinical expertise.

If you would like to research health topics on your own, here are a few links to trusted and reliable health information websites.

You can use MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of words, or view medical videos or illustrations. You can also get links to the latest medical research on your topic or find out about clinical trials on a disease or condition.
Medline Plus – http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/

Medline Plus Espanol – http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/spanish/medlineplus.html

You can also use these sites to get trusted and reliable information on diseases & conditions, prevention & wellness, health tools, and more.

Family Doctor – http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en.html

Family Doctor Espanol – http://es.familydoctor.org/familydoctor/es.html

National Institutes of Health – http://health.nih.gov/

Drugs.com – http://www.drugs.com/
UptoDate.com – http://www.uptodate.com/home[/cq_vc_tab_item][cq_vc_tab_item icon_fontawesome="fa fa-female" tabtitle="Women's Health"]You can use this site to get trusted and reliable information on diseases & conditions, prevention & wellness, health tools, and more information related to women’s health.

Womenshealth.gov – http://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/health-professionals/index.html[/cq_vc_tab_item][cq_vc_tab_item icon_fontawesome="fa fa-sticky-note-o" tabtitle="Prescriptions"]Ohio Drug Card is a FREE statewide discount prescription assistance program. Ohio residents can download a FREE card and locate participating pharmacies by visiting www.ohiodrugcard.com.

The card is accepted at CVS/pharmacy, Kmart, Kroger, Giant Eagle, Marc’s, Walgreens, Meijer, Pamida, Target and many more. CVS/pharmacy is the program’s preferred pharmacy. Ohio residents not able to obtain a card can visit any preferred location and simply reference “Ohio Drug Card” to have a prescription processed through the program.

Also, refer to the following site for information on medication . . .

Drugs.com – http://www.drugs.com/[/cq_vc_tab_item][cq_vc_tab_item icon_fontawesome="fa fa-book" tabtitle="Additional Resources"]Additional resources to assist with a variety of health related issues are:

Advanced Directives – http://www.nhdd.org/public-resources
Ohio Department of Insurance – http://www.insurance.ohio.gov/Consumer/Pages/ConsumerTab2.aspx[/cq_vc_tab_item][/cq_vc_tabs][/vc_column][/vc_row]