Health & Medical Information

Books you can take with you are in this number range:

  • 613-618

When searching our catalog use these subjects:

  • Health
  • Self-care, Health
  • Medicine,
  • Medicine, Popular
  • Medicine, Preventive

Suggested journal indexes:

Gale Virtual Reference Library-Gale
This is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

Gale's PowerSearch-Gale
This is a comprehensive periodical resource that puts more than 60 million articles at your fingertips with a single search query. More than 11,000 titles and backfile coverage from 1980 to present. Searches: Custom Newspapers, General Reference Center Gold and Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Health and Wellness- Gale
Use this Resource Center to find magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, and information on: Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, Prescription Drugs, etc. Included are links to diet, cancer, and health assessment sites as well as government databases. The material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only.

Health Reference Center--Facts on File
Facts On File’s Health Reference Center is a comprehensive encyclopedic database containing thousands of hyperlinked entries organized into four major categories: conditions and diseases, health and wellness, mental health, and body systems.It provides clear information on the causes, cures, key research, medical terms, symptoms, treatments and trends, and organizations in each field of study.

Health Source:Consumer Edition-Ebsco
Provides information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.

Health Source:Nursing/Academic Edition-Ebsco
This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Featuring Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

Websites:

Health.gov

National Institutes of Health

U.S. National Library of Medicine

The Mayo Clinic

KidsHealth.org