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NIH MedlinePlus the Magazine, Trusted Health Information from the National Institutes of Health Turns 10!

MedlinePlus 10 year Birthday

Photo courtesy of Michael Spencer, NIH

NIH MedlinePlus Advisory Group

NIH MedlinePlus Advisory Group celebrates 10 years of success.
Photo courtesy of Michael Spencer, NIH

NIH's, the popular, consumer-friendly health Web site produced by the National Library of Medicine, is celebrating 10 years of bringing trusted health information to people across the country and around the world.

What a difference a decade makes. Since its debut in 1998, has grown to include:

Nationsl Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Information on hundreds of diseases, conditions, and wellness issues
  • MedlinePlus en español, the most comprehensive Spanish-language health site in the United States
  • A "Go Local" feature for finding health services in your community

Nearly 500 million people in more than 200 countries have turned to since its launch. The site receives about 12 million visitors each month and is approaching one billion page views a year.

Fall 2008 Issue: Volume 3 Number 4 Page Back Cover