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Health Databases

Health & Wellness Resource Center

Health & Wellness - Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module 1980 - Nov 2012 - Provides instant access to carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials. Includes nearly 400 health/medical journals, hundreds of pamphlets, over 700 health-related videos from partner Healthology, Inc., and articles from 2,200 general interest publications in addition to a broad collection of Gale reference titles. Material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only.

Medline Plus - A service of the US National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.

Proquest Family Health

Proquest Family Health - This database includes journals and magazines covering an enormous range of health subjects, from sports injuries to women's health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry

Proquest Research Library: Health & Medicine

Proquest Research Library - Health & Medicine - Medical Science, Nursing, Allied Health, Public Health, Pharmacology - journal articles, trade publications and consumer publications Full Text Included. Subject Area(s): Health & Medicine

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  • America's Best Children's Hospitals. Rankings and methodology for exploring stand-alone children's hospital or a large multi-specialty pediatric service in a medical center for children with special needs (from US News and World Report).

  • Best Hospitals (from US News and World Report) U.S. News put 5,462 medical centers through progressively finer screens to create 16 specialty rankings in the 18th edition of America's Best Hospitals. Just 173 hospitals made it into the rankings.

  • Hospital Directory The U.S. News/American Hospital Association Directory has key information on more than 5,000 hospitals nationwide.

  • Medicine.Net.Com is an online, healthcare media publishing company. It provides easy-to-read, in-depth, authoritative medical information for consumers via its robust, user-friendly, interactive web site. Since 1996, has had a highly accomplished, uniquely experienced team of qualified executives in the fields of medicine, healthcare, Internet technology, and business to bring you the most comprehensive, sought after healthcare information anywhere.

  • Merck Manual Online Medical Library

  • PDR Health Physicians' Desk Reference PDRhealth™ is the consumer Web portal of the Physicians' Desk Reference (PDR®), which has provided trusted and authoritative drug and clinical information to physicians for over 60 years. The PDRhealth site offers consumer-friendly explanations of disease states and conditions as well as the safe and effective use of prescription and non-prescription drugs as well as herbal medicines.

  • PubMed PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 17 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources.Covers medicine, nursing, dentistry, health care, preclinical science, and more.

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