MedlinePlus Now on Twitter

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Follow us on Twitter, medlineplus4you, to get the latest health information from the National Library of Medicine (NLM).

NLM launched medlineplus4you on Twitter as a companion to NLM’s popular and respected consumer health Web site,

Both medlineplus4you and provide trustworthy health and wellness information from U.S. government agencies and other authoritative sources.

From the NLM New files for the week of Aug 31, 2009 now provides 200 million pages is a free, integrated single-search gateway to reliable science and technology information from 17 organizations within 13 federal science agencies. In this new 5.0 version,  launched on Sept. 15th, there are 7 additional portals or databases that quadruple its content.  New content includes patents, toxicology data, e-prints from the Dept. of Energy and OSTI, and journal archives from PubMed Central, and

The search engine is improved with clustering technology, and now provides links to science news, the EurekAlert! and Wikipedia. 

" is hosted by DOE’s Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI), within DOE’s Office of Science. In addition to DOE, is supported by contributing members of the Alliance, including the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Health and Human Services, and the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Government Printing Office, the Library of Congress, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the National Science Foundation, with support from the National Archives and Records Administration."

From Tim Byrne at osti/gov