Sometimes, looking for the best doctors, dentists, hospitals, or prescription drugs can be a headache.
There are plenty of health guides online, but finding the best information is not always as simple as it should be.
Keeping healthcare costs low is especially important in the US, where skyrocketing costs continue to soar. Little wonder, then, why medical tourism with cheaper prices for surgeries and medical treatment continues to grow in popularity.
Heeding the demands of patients and their families, today a number of hospitals nationwide are offering guides and price comparisons for medical procedures ranging from affordable childbirth to medical procedures and life-saving operations.
Around the Web, browsing top sites makes it easier to find a health professional, buy prescription drugs, or over-the-counter drugs
and vitamins, or simply to check out alternative remedies or herbal treatments to enhance your well being while saving you money.
Directories - Find a traditional doctor, dentist, psychiatrist, or find professional facilities at this comprehensive guide from the U.S. National Institutes of Health and National Library of Medicine.
AMA Find a Doctor - Basic professional information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States including more than 690,000 practicing MD's.
New Choice Health.com - The search engine for patients looking for price comparisons on medical and surgical procedures in US cities coast to coast, browseable by city, procedure, or hospital.
Destination RX - Extensive information on prescription drugs from A-Z including price comparisons at US popular pharmacies, automatic drug interaction alerts, pill identifier, and more with sign-up registration.
Canadian Wellness - Health, fitness and wellness professionals throughout Canada searchable by service, specialty or province.
Find NHS services in your area - From the official UK site with a searchable directory of doctors, hospitals, walk-in centres, pharmacies, and opticians nationwide.
Australian Health Map - The online guide to finding hospitals, medical services and related contact information nationwide via a clickable map, from ABC Online.