Internet Resources - Medicine
- Consumer Health Complete
CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of 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.
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- Health and Wellness Resource Center
Provides health-related information from more than 700 health/medical journals and hundreds of pamphlets (many with full text), 2,200 magazines, and various reference sources.
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- MEDLINEplus from the National Library of Medicine
This gateway site references extensive information about specific diseases and conditions, including drug information. It includes an encyclopedia of medical terms, health news, a dictionary, directories to find doctors, dentists and hospitals, interactive tutorials, clinical trials and surgery videos. The entire site is available in Spanish as well, with a handy toggle feature. Other languages are included but to a lesser extent. Browse related subje
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- MEDLINE® PubMed
PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes citations and abstracts from MEDLINE, the world's largest database of clinical medical literature. The database indexes more than 4,800 biomedical journals published in the United States and 70 other countries. Citations date back to the 1950s. Some citations link out to relevant information outside of Medline, or to the full text of articles. Tutorials are available and highly recommended for inexperienced users.
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- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC 's mission is to collaborate to promote prevention of disease, injury and disability, and to prepare for new health threats. CDC.gov links to statistical sources for morbidity and mortality health data. Information is available on current national and worldwide emergencies and disasters. CDC.gov is also the place to look for immunization guidelines for children, and for traveler's vaccine requirements. It links to information on country safety for travelers, environmental safety, and workplace safety and health.
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- Health Hotlines
Health Hotlines is a compilation of organizations with toll-free telephone numbers. It is a community service provided by the National Library of Medicine to help the public locate health-related information.
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This is a "one stop shop" for U.S. Government recalls. The Consumer Product Safety Commission, National Highway Traffic Safety Association, United States Coast Guard, Food and Drug Administration, United States Department of Agriculture, and the Environmental Protection Agency have joined together to provide safety and recall information for many different products, including pet food, cosmetics, cars, baby products, medicine, and boats. There is also a form to report a dangerous product.
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The official portal to the Unites States Government. An astounding compilation of information, services, and publication on a variety of topics.
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