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One important resource to utilize when looking for patient or consumer-friendly health information is the CAPHIS Top 100 List: Health Websites You Can Trust:
This website is split into different topical areas:
Micromedex, Facts & Comparisons, Lexicomp, Dynamed, and Natural Medicines all have patient-friendly language handouts. Many hospitals and health centers where you will be on rotation will also have patient-friendly language handouts. But, these resources are either subscription based or hospital specific. The resources listed below are free and can also be used once you finish your specific hospital or health center rotation or once you graduate from Drake.