Internet Resources - Consumer Health



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  • County of Santa Cruz Health Services Agency
    The Santa Cruz Health Services Agency (HSA) provides programs in environmental health, public health, medical care, substance abuse prevention and treatment, and mental health for Santa Cruz residents. A large number of website links are provided on its Health Resources page, including links to local programs, and reports and statistics relevant to the local community. Links to mental health and substance abuse resources are particularly comprehensive.
    Browse related subjects: Consumer Health, Social Issues
  • Medical Board of California
    The Medical Board of California is a state government agency which licenses and disciplines medical doctors. The Board provides two principal types of services to consumers: public-record information about California-licensed physicians, and investigation of complaints against physicians. This site also links to the State Department of Consumer Affairs, which licenses other allied health personnel (midwives, acupuncturists, opticians, etc.)
    Browse related subjects: Consumer Health
  • PlaneTree Health Library
    Planetree Information Center offers in-depth health and medical information services specific to the needs of each person. The Center is located on the second floor of the Cupertino Library, in partnership with the Santa Clara County Library System. The Library is open to the public and services are free. Recommended websites are authoritative and excellent for beginning research on health topics.
    Browse related subjects: Consumer Health, Libraries

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Olallieberry

There are various forms of spelling and definitions for olallieberries. Sharon Herbst describes the olallieberry as a cross between a youngberry and a loganberry, resembling a large elongated blackberry with a sweet distinctive flavor. Robert Hendrickson considers the olallieberry a cross between the loganberry and the blackberry that is firm, ... [More]

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