Health and Wellness Online Research

Consumers' Checkbook: In Library Only
Provides information about local suppliers and service providers to help consumers get high-quality services and products at the best possible price. There are almost 80 topics covered, including prescription drug shopping, movers and auto repair shops.

Health & Medicine: Gale Virtual Reference Collection
Search a single eBook or DC Public Library’s GVRL collection for digital versions of selected encyclopedias and reference resources on a wide  range of subjects from art, business, environment, history, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, nations and the world and science.

Medline Plus
National Library of Medicine’s database of health information for consumers and health professionals. Includes information on more than 750 health topics, drugs and supplements, medical encyclopedia, dictionaries, interactive tutorials, and surgery videos. Also includes health information in more than 40 languages.

MedlinePlus (en Español)
MedlinePlus le ayuda encontrar las respuestas que usted busca en temas de salud. MedlinePlus ha recopilado la informacion mas confiable proveniente de fuentes autorizadas tales como la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina y los Institutos Nacionales de la Salud, asi como otras agencias gubernamentales y organizaciones de servicios para la salud. MedlinePlus tambien le ofrece mucha informacion sobre medicamentos, una enciclopedia medica ilustrada, programas interactivos para el paciente y las mas recientes noticias acerca de la salud.

Memorial Sloan Kettering's Information About Herbs, Botanicals & Other Products
Database created by Memorial Sloan Kettering's Integrative Medicine Service to provide evidence-based information about herbs, botanicals, supplements, and more.

PubMed
A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 16 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. Areas include medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, health care, and pre-clinical sciences.

Teen Health and Wellness
Got questions? Get answers. From asthma to activism and bullying to braces, Teen Health and Wellness has what you need to know on physical and emotional health, eating disorders and fitness, drugs and alcohol, sexuality and dating, life skills and money matters, and more.

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