Novant Health Presbyterian Internal Medicine wants you to play an active role in your health. Part of that is staying informed about your personal conditions and ways to live a more active, healthy life. The resources listed below are great educational tools, and many offer information about local resources.
You can also look up any condition or health term in our health library.
MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together, by health topic, authoritative information from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other government, non-profit and health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to the medical research literature. This site also provides you with a database of full-text drug information and an illustrated medical encyclopedia.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
This site offers advice for travelers in every corner of the world.
National Library of Medicine
Pub Med is an access point to research the information contained in the National Library of Medicine.
National Cancer Institute
This site offers information on all types of cancers including diagnoses, treatments and symptoms.
Partnership for Prescription Drug Assistance
This site helps you find and apply for programs that assist you with the cost of prescription medications.
National Council on Aging Benefits Locator
This resource to help you find prescription drug payment help as well as other federal, state and local benefits for which you may be eligible.
This is an extensive resource listing support groups and organizations for various conditions.
Just 1 Call
Use this site to access a comprehensive collection of resources in Mecklenburg County for Seniors and Adults with Disabilities. Also available at (704) 432-1111 or toll free (877) 889-0323.
My Medicare Online Service
This site provides secure online access to your individual Medicare activities including status of claims.
Medicare Nursing Home Ratings
Find and compare nursing homes in this area or anywhere in the country using the Five Star Quality Rating system devised by Medicare.
North Carolina Assisted Living Ratings
This site offers North Carolina ratings of adult care and family care homes.