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Domain of MedlinePlus URLs Updated to “Medlineplus.gov”

Posted by on July 14th, 2016 Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources

On Tuesday, July 12, the MedlinePlus team updated the domain to “medlineplus.gov” for all page URLs on the English and Spanish MedlinePlus sites, including health topic pages, drug descriptions, and encyclopedia articles. For example, the URL for the English health topic page “Asthma” changed from https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/asthma.html to https://medlineplus.gov/asthma.html; and the URL for the Spanish health topic page “Asthma” changed from https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/spanish/asthma.html to https://medlineplus.gov/spanish/asthma.html.

The old URLs on MedlinePlus will automatically redirect to the new URLs for the foreseeable future. This update did not involve changes to the site contents or design.

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Alan Carr is the Associate Director, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Southwest Region, based at UCLA.

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