Health and Healthcare 

This site directs you, based on your state of residence, to purchase insurance through either the appropriate state or federal health insurance marketplace.


CDC Healthy Living site 

The Centers for Disease Control's (CDC's) healthy living site covers specific health conditions, health at different life stages, and health considerations for specific populations.


Medicare home page 

Medicare is a health insurance program for people aged 65 and over who have paid into the system through payroll taxes on their wages. In order to receive benefits, you need to enroll. This page, getting started with Medicare, gives more information about setting up Medicare.



Provides information on health care coverage for uninsured children of working families in Iowa.


Iowa Health and Wellness Plan

Information on universal access to health insurance for all Iowa citizens while promoting private market coverage. 

Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals' (DIA) Health Facilities Division (HFD)

This site includes a directory of long-term care facilities and inspection report cards for a wide variety of health care facilities.

National Institute on Aging

Health and wellness information for seniors.


MEDLINEplus provides up-to-date, quality healthcare information from the world's largest medical library.

MedlinePlus-Drugs & Suppliments

Your go-to list for drug, herbs & supplement information

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health

Information on other health options

NCCIH - Herbs

Herbs at a glance.


Pill identifier


PubMed provides access to over 14 million citations in MEDLINE, PreMEDLINE and other related databases.

Women's Health

Get current information on women's health and wellness.

Girl's Health

We have clear, fun, and reliable info on many topics. We are here to help you... Be healthy. Be happy. Be you.


Children & Teen's Health

Advice on children's health, behavior and growth.


Healthy Children

Your guide to prenatal thru young adult health and wellness


Young Women's Health

Your guide to young women's health


Young Men's Health

Your guide to young men's health

FDA - for Consumers

Updates and information for staying safe and healthy.

Mayo Clinic Health

This consumer health web site from the Mayo Clinic contains an extensive database on diseases and conditions.

Merck Manual

Based on the Merck Manual, this Merck & Co. publication explains disorders, who is likely to get them, their symptoms, etc.