We maintain strict sourcing guidelines at CARE healthy living as part of our commitment to bring accurate, reliable, and trustworthy health information to our readers.

Our experts maintain a list of carefully vetted sources of health information to guide our writers. They also regularly update the list to ensure we continue citing only authoritative and trustworthy sources.

Below is a list of some of the trusted sources our writers regularly cite:

Academic journals

Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)

New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)

Nature Medicine

The Lancet

The British Medical Journal (BMJ)

Annals of Internal Medicine

American Journal of Preventive Medicine (AJPM)


Springer Medicine

Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (JABFM)

The Journal of Pediatrics

Oxford Academic

PLOS Medicine

Educational institutions

Harvard Health Publishing

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Public institutions and resources

U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)


Public Health Agency of Canada

Health Canada

Global organizations

World Health Organization