Suburban Hospital recognizes that our community often searches online for additional information on a wide range of health topics. For your convenience, we provide this information as part of our commitment to our community’s health and to help you be an informed health care consumer. However, we strongly encourage you to consult with your personal physician or another licensed health care provider about your medical concerns or any information you find on this Web site or elsewhere online. If you need a physician, please call Suburban On-Call at 301-896-3939.
For your convenience, we have provided a link directly to the health content of MedlinePlus, a service of the world’s largest medical library, the U.S. National Library of Medicine, and the National Institutes of Health. Looking for more information from the NIH? Click here to read and subscribe to their free monthly newsletter, NIH News in Health.
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.
You can use MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of words, or view medical videos or illustrations. You can also get links to the latest medical research on your topic or find out about clinical trials on a disease or condition.
For more information, click here to visit the Medical Library Association's User Guide to Finding and Evaluating Health Information on the Web.