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Your source for health events, illustrated encyclopedia, care centers and wellness tools. You'll find general information from trustworthy sources about hundreds of health topics.

Multimedia Encyclopedia

Includes diseases and conditions, symptoms, tests, surgeries, and more.  The encyclopedia describes over 1,600 diseases and conditions with over 3,900 articles. 

 
 
 

 

 

Pregnancy Central

Pregnancy central includes baby development videos, prenatal care, labor basics, baby care and more!

Classes & Events 

Search our online calendar for health classes & events in your community. 

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If you are looking for a new physician or specialist we can help you locate one in your area.

Health Encyclopedia A-Z

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Take Charge of Your Health

Symptom Navigator

  • My Checkups - Determine which exams are recommended for your age.
  • Body Guide - Use this guide to better under the systems that make up your body.

Your Health

Additional for "Your Health" Topics

Additional for Your Health topics include: Men's Health, Senior Health and Orthopedics

Research & Clinical Trials

The Avera Research Institute is currently enrolling individuals in various studies. View a list of current studies.

Health Risk Assessments

To stay healthy, you must fully understand your current health status as well as your risk of developing diseases in the future. Our health assessments give you personalized messages that you need to improve your health and maintain a healthy lifestyle

Drug Tools and Notes

Drug Interaction Tool - Designed to help you understand what medications could, when taken together, produce unwanted side effects.

Drug Notes - Include instructions on how to take medications, what to avoid while taking medications, what the side effects and drug interactions are, and many more important sections. Also available in a Spanish version.

Care Guides

Care Guides are your step by step condition guides for high blood pressure, allergy, high cholesterol, asthma, diabetes, back pain arthritis, weight loss and exercise.