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An e-newsletter from NIAMS can help American Indian and Alaska Native communities learn about their health needs.
December 17, 2020

Sign up for NIH’s Native American health newsletter

American Indians and Alaska Natives are more likely to have conditions like heart disease, substance abuse, and cancer. An e-newsletter...

American Indian and Alaska Native Health
Fact sheets on NHGRI's website discuss genetics and genetic research.
November 24, 2020

These fact sheets can help you learn about your genes

Ever wonder how certain traits or conditions are passed down from one generation to another? Or why some people get...

Genes and Gene Therapy has gathered feedback from users and contributors.
October 29, 2020


Being part of medical discovery through a clinical trial is an important and unique opportunity. is a library...

Clinical Trials
A tip sheet from the National Institute on Aging can help you make the most out of doctor's visits.
September 22, 2020

Prepare for your doctor’s visit with this tip sheet

It's important to communicate well with your health care providers at any age. But when you're an older...

Older Adult Health

Using lasers, NIDDK researchers showed droplets of saliva as people spoke.
September 17, 2020

Lasers could be key to tracking viruses

Lasers may light the way to how respiratory viruses spread from person to person. Scientists at the National Institute of...

Infectious Diseases
PregSource helps NIH researchers better understand how women experience pregnancy.
September 15, 2020

NIH launches Spanish version of PregSource

Say hello—and hola—to the Spanish version of PregSource! PregSource is an important research resource from the National Institutes of Health. ...

High-Risk Pregnancy

The National Eye Institute is raising awareness about eye health in 2020.
September 03, 2020

2020: The year of vision health

20/20 vision is the definition of good eyesight. So this year, 2020, is a perfect time to spread the word about healthy...

Eye Care
June 04, 2020

Bite-sized research videos made just for you

Allosteric modulator? Zinc finger nuclease? If these terms leave you scratching your head, you’re not alone. Science can be tricky...

Understanding Medical Research

The Easy-to-Read Drug Facts website offers information on drug misuse, addiction, and treatment.
May 28, 2020

Easy-to-read drug facts from NIH

Finding reliable information about drug misuse and addiction can be a challenge. But the National Institute on Drug Abuse makes...

Drug Use and Addiction
May 26, 2020

Learn about environmental health the fun way

What does a bee use to brush its hair? A honeycomb! If you're a kid, or a kid at...

Environmental Health