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Database for Health Topics

You will need a library card to access this terrific resource.  These pages provide links and information for various health topics and do not replace care by a qualified physician.

  • Consumer Health Complete
    Consumer Health Complete provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This full-text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc.

Websites about Health

Health information obtained on the Internet is of varying degrees of accuracy and quality. Information here should be discussed with your health care provider and information here should not be used as a substitute for medical care by a qualified physician.

  • Medline Plus
    Consumer health care information from the National Library of Medicine.
  • Informacion de salud en espanol
    Un servicio de la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina de EE.UU. Institutos Nacionales de la Salud
  • familydoctor.org
    Complete health information for the entire family from the American Academy of Family Physicians.
  • Mayo Clinic
    Comprehensive medical information provided by the Mayo Clinic.
  • WebMD
    Take an active role in managing your health with this site's objective healthcare and lifestyle information.
  • Noah
    This is a guide that is published by the New York Online Access to Health and provides the latest health information in English and Spanish.
  • HRSA-Health Resources and Services Administration
    HRSA works to assure that all people in the U.S. have access to a broad range of essential personal and public health services, such as hands-on health care; pre-natal supplements and screening; clinician training; research and more.
  • Nutrition Data
    Complete nutritional information for any food or recipe, and helps you select foods that best match your dietary needs.
  • Asian American Health
    An information portal to issues concerning the health of Asian Americans in the United States. Site maintained by the National Library of Medicine
  • SPIRAL  
      
    Selected patient information resources in Asian languages. Website maintained by Tufts University Hirsch Health Sciences Library.
  • Merck Manual Geriatrics
    Addressing the special needs of older adults. Up to date information from a trusted source.
  • healthmash
    New in 2011. A trusted site for helath knowledge which includes for the latest medical information, news, clinical trials and more. Multimedia component.
 

Health in the News

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