Consumer Health

Consumer Health Complete
Consumer Health Complete (CHC) is EBSCO's interface designed for the everyday consumer of health care information. CHC provides convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information. Consumers can search and browse within medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.
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Health Source - Consumer Edition
This database is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. This database has access to nearly 150 journals.
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CAPHIS(Consumer and Patient Health Information Section)
Maintains a list of the top 100 health-information Web sites.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Offers health news and information in English and Spanish. It is one of the best places to go for travel health, statistics, and immunization information.

MEDLINEplus
MEDLINEplus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MEDLINEplus brings together by health topic authoritative information from NLM, The National Institutes of Health (NIH), other government, non-profit and other health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MEDLINEplus and give easy access to the medical research library.

Mayo Clinic
Consumer health information brought to you by the Mayo Clinic.

National Library of Medicine
Worlds largest medical library.

National Institutes of Health
NIH scientists investigate ways to prevent disease as well as the causes, treatments, and even cures for common and rare diseases.

PDRhealth
Information for the consumer on disease overviews, treatment options, drug information and clinical trials.

Familydoctor.org from the American Academy of Family Physicians
Dedicated to providing continuing comprehensive health care to the public.

NOAH - New York Online Access to Health
NOAH seeks to provide high quality full-text health information for consumers that is accurate, timely, relevant and unbiased.

HealthAtoZ
Comprehensive consumer health information site developed by health care professionals.

HealthCentral.com
The HealthCentral Network, Inc. has a collection of owned and operated Web sites and multimedia affiliate properties providing timely, in-depth, trusted medical information, personalized tools and resources, and connections to a vast community of leading experts and patients for people seeking to manage and improve their health.

Womenshealth.gov
The National Women's health information center. Brought to you by the Department of Health and Human Service, this government resource provides information on women's health issues in both English and Spanish.

Medicare
The official U. S. Government Site for Medicare Information.

Guide to Diagnostic Tests
Harvard Health Publications
Harvard Medical School

Lab Tests Online
A public resource on clinical lab testing from the lab professionals who do the testing.

Understanding Gene Testing
This site provides basic information about gene testing and key genetic concepts.