Trusted Resources

When you’re interested in finding out more about a health-related topic or symptom, try one of the following trustworthy, reliable and accurate websites (rather than using a search engine like Google).

For the latest information on current public health concerns, including COVID-19:  The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  The California Department of Public Health  The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

For information about health conditions, or for questions about symptoms:  Trusted medical advice from the American Academy of Family Physicians. Harvard University Medical School’s health information resource.  “Trusted advice for a healthier life.”  WebMD. A general clearinghouse of helpful health information.

Other helpful and trustworthy sites:  The Immunization Action Coalition. Independent, unbiased, evidence-based information about vaccines and vaccination. Very thorough and great for dispelling myths about vaccine safety, side effects, and for understanding the benefits!  Quackwatch is an independent organization that provides unbiased information about questionable, alternative or unconventional medical treatments, clinicians, laboratories, devices, etc. They take no advertising dollars. Like the “” of medicine.