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:
https://www.cdc.gov/ The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
https://www.cdph.ca.gov/ The California Department of Public Health
http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/ The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
For information about health conditions, or for questions about symptoms:
https://familydoctor.org/ Trusted medical advice from the American Academy of Family Physicians.
https://www.health.harvard.edu/ Harvard University Medical School’s health information resource. “Trusted advice for a healthier life.”
https://www.webmd.com/ WebMD. A general clearinghouse of helpful health information.
Other helpful and trustworthy sites:
https://immunize.org/ 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!
https://quackwatch.org/ 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 “Snopes.com” of medicine.