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Merck Manual Consumer Version
Website includes a listing of medical terms that you can click on to hear the proper pronunciation.
It is also a searchable website providing information on medical topics and consumer news on health issues and concerns as well as drug information.
Help for Patients
bc211 (formerly Red Book online)
Lists agencies in the Lower Mainland that offer assistance with health issues, addiction, grief and many other situations.
Searchable by keyword but the Red Book personnel encourage call-ins to 604 875-6381 for the best help.
BC Ministry of Health
BC provincial website Information on all aspects of health care in BC, including surgical wait times.
The federal department responsible for helping the people of Canada maintain and improve their health.
Public Health Agency of Canada
Excellent site for information on disease prevention, and individual and community related information about promoting healthy lifestyles.
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