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Health Library

The University of Maryland Medical Center strives to provide you and your family with valuable health information online. Below are tools you can use to help you feel your best.

Ask the Expert

Ask the Expert

Get answers to your important health-related questions with the help of University of Maryland experts.

Our free Ask the Expert feature connects you with University of Maryland Medical Center and School of Medicine physicians, who can answer questions on a wide variety of health-related topics.

Audio and Videos

Audio/Video Library

Browse through hundreds of videos and audio programs that cover a variety of topics.

Many of the programs you'll find in this section feature University of Maryland Medicine experts speaking about areas they specialize in treating.

Cancer Overviews

Cancer Overviews

If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with cancer, you will need to learn as much as you can about the disease, its stages, and standard approaches to treatment.

Visit our Cancer Overview section to find out more about it and to learn about the treatments available at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center.

Drug interaction checker

Drug Interaction Checker

Check for potential interactions between drugs. Enter two or more drugs into the drug checker to learn whether the two drugs can have harmful interactions. It will also tell you whether they have duplicate ingredients.

You can enter one drug and check for any known drug, food, alcohol, or tobacco interactions. This tool also contains information on herbs.

Health Calculator

Health Calculators

Do you know your Body Mass Index, your risk of heart disease or how many calories you burn when exercising?

You can figure that out -- and learn more about your health -- by using any of the health calculators listed in this section of our Web site.

Medical Reference

Medical Reference Guide

Our comprehensive and interactive medical reference includes more than 50,000 pages of medically-reviewed health content written in consumer-friendly language.

Search by symptoms, injury, disease, surgery, nutrition, and more.



The University of Maryland Medical Center and University of Maryland School of Medicine have two podcasts available, Medically Speaking (audio) and Maryland Health Today (video).

New episodes of each podcast are released twice a month on Mondays, on an alternating basis.

This page was last updated on: January 7, 2009.

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