Resources for researching diseases or drugs of interest
The patient portal from the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Free patient portal from UpToDate (with options to pay and get unlimited site access).
The National Institutes of Health home page, with links for consumers.
The National Library of Medicine home page, has links to essentially everything the government does in the health arena. Has a mobile app that one can download to learn about prescribed meds and all sorts of things, written for non-professionals.