WEBSITES

This American Cancer Society, American Diabetes Association, and American Heart Association site delivers the most up-to-date research on cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. Experts give simple explanation of what studies mean and whether they should influence your treatment or lifestyle.

umm.edu/altmed
Both present the latest reputable research on herbal medicine and alternative treatments.

nihseniorhealth.gov
Along with a wealth of senior-specific health info, the site offers and option to enlarge text size and a feature that reads the information aloud.

medicineplus.gov
Run by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health, the site contains information on more than 700 health topics and has interactive tutorials, links to clinical trials, and the latest health news. Another great choice:

mayoclinic.com
with quizzes, health calculators, and an “ask the expert” section.