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					   MedlinePlus
Trusted Health Information for
            You
         Before MedlinePlus
• PubMed comes out in
  1997
• 30% of users are
  general public
• What’s the solution?
                    History
• October 1998 debuts with 22 health topics
• 2000
  – 415 topics
  – Drug information from USPDI
  – ADAM Medical Encyclopedia
  – Links to ClinicalTrials.gov
• 2001
  – Interactive health tutorials
  – News feature
                   History
• 2002
  – 559 topics
  – 1.2 million unique visitors
  – MedlinePlus en español
  – North Carolina first Go Local site
• 2003
  – List of easy-to-read materials
  – 165 interactive health tutorials
  – Genetics Home Reference added to links
                   History
• 2004
  – Over 4 million unique visitors
  – Health check tools
  – 1 new Go Local site added
• 2005
  – Evidence-based herb and supplement
    information from Natural Standard
  – 5 new Go Local sites added
  – Webcasts of surgical procedures
                     Today
• 2006
  – Over 700 diseases and conditions
  – Over 21 million unique visitors in the first
    quarter of 06
  – Total of 8 Go Local projects
  – 14 Go Local projects on the way
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