Get Trusted Health Information

There are plenty of resources available to help you make health care decisions. Be wary of websites sponsored by companies that are trying to sell you a particular treatment. It's better to contact reputable associations or visit websites run by government agencies and recognized organizations, such as the Mayo Clinic and the American Medical Association (1-800-621-8335). This information should complement, not replace, what you  receive from a doctor. Here are some sites that are generally recognized as reliable information sources: