As reported by the PEW Foundation, eight in ten Internet users have researched health related information online. The areas most often researched include diet, fitness, drugs, health insurance, experimental treatments and evaluation of specific doctors and hospitals. Certain types of Internet users are the most likely to seek health care related information on line. These include women, college graduates, those with broadband access and those with more online experience.

According to Internet World Stats, over 225 million persons in the United States used the Internet in 2005. Growth in Internet use from 2000 to 2005 has been in access of 100%. This means that more than 180 million persons researched health care online last year and this number is expected to grow.

With these staggering numbers in mind, this on line publishing resource brings together a variety of health care related topics. These topics include beauty and fitness, drug therapies, serious medical conditions, eye care and many others. For those Internet users who do not find a website related to your specific area of interest, please visit the websites of the Food and Drug Administration or WebMD. While visiting those sites, use the convenient search tool to find information about your specific topic of interest.


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