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Access Health CT: Official Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange
Connecticut residents and small employers can find out if they may qualify for a savings on health insurance, compare quality plans, and enroll – all in one place.

AMA Physician Select
Provides information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States . All physician credential data have been verified for accuracy and authenticated by accrediting agencies, medical schools, residency training programs, licensing boards, and other data sources.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Need to know what countries to stay away from because of the latest Ebola, cholera, or SARS outbreak? Would you like to avoid the latest gastrointestinal virus found on your favorite cruise ship? Check out the Travelers' Health report. You can read the latest disease news in the weekly Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, or relax with the monthly Emerging Infectious Diseases journal.

Connecticut Department of Public Health "Physician Profile" service

This service indicates whether physicians have an active Connecticut license, and have ever been sued.

Health Literacy: Resources in other Languages

Health related websites in many languages compiled by the Connecticut State Library. Includes two resources in plain English (glossaries and a thesaurus) that make it easier to understand medical language. 

Healthy Women
Operated by the non-profit National Women's Health Resource Center, this site has research news, tips, resources and an in-depth look at more than 100 health topics.

This award-winning site, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has been recognized as a key resource for finding the best government and nonprofit health and human services information on the Internet.

University of Connecticut Health Center Library's guide to consumer health information. In addition to it's own research guides, Healthnet also includes links to numerous reputable health and medical sites on the web. The center also provides customized information packets for Connecticut residents. Healthnet News is a newsletter which is published by the University of Connecticut Health Center Library. You can check for the newest edition of the Healthnet newsletter online and you can also find printed copies in our magazine reading room. They are located in the browse section which is on the wall to your immediate right when you enter the room.

U.S. News and World Report Doctor Finder

Nationwide database of physicians you can browse by specialty and geographic region. The doctors listed are not "ranked", but info is given about the physician's education, training, certifications, and licensure. The profile also includes years in practice, specialties and qualifications, hospital liaisons, languages spoken, types of insurance accepted, awards, honors & recognitions, publications & presentations, directions for finding his/her practice. There are also links to "similiar" doctors nearby. Please note: listings are not exhaustive, office addresses might have changed, physicians are not recommended by their peers for inclusion, nor voted best-in-their specialty by their patients. Patients should also check the Connecticut Department of Public Health "Physician Profile" service. This service indicates whether physicians have an active Connecticut license, and have ever been sued.

From canker sores to cancer, WebMD is an informative, reliable, and convenient resource, with answers to all sorts of health questions. You can read about common and rare conditions, chat about them with others online, learn which treatments and drugs to ask your doctor about, and much more.