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HCDL Resources

Alt Health Watch 
Full-text alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers the latest information about the evolving practice of holistic medicine and therapies.

Consumer Health Complete 
Provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine.

Health Source: Consumer Edition 
Consumer health information including magazines and reference books. It also includes searchable full text for current health pamphlets.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition 
Provides researchers, allied health professionals, nurses and medical educators access to full-text scholarly journals many of which are peer-reviewed, focusing on many medical disciplines. 

Merck Manual
One of the world's most widely used medical information resources.

Psychology & Behavioral Health Collection 
Covers a broad range of subjects in the fields of psychology, behavioral sciences and related disciplines. For psychologists, counselors, researchers, and students.

Internet Resources - General

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Clinical information and research findings as well as consumer health links.

AMA Physician Select
Search for a physician by name or specialty.

American Hospital Directory
Provides online data for over 6000 hospitals.

Blood Donation

Locate a Red Cross Blood Drive near you.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Provides information about recalls and safety-related news about drugs, medical devices, food, and consumer products.
Health information for the whole family from the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Federal government site with information on insurance choices and rights under the Affordable Care Act.

Health library and online checkups from the National Health Information Center.

Search the web's best health sites with this comprehensive search engine.

Hospital Compare
Find out how well a hospital compares in certain treatment areas.
Information for parents, kids, and teens.

Tools for healthier lives.

Health topic, drug information, dictionaries of medical terms, directories, resources.

Resource library includes interactive tours of body systems and health conditions.

National Cancer Institute
Find information on cancer, related issues, and clinical trials.

National Library of Medicine
Current health news and press releases.
Nutrition information from registered dieticians at the USDA.

PubMed Health
Consumer health information.

Guide to quackery and health fraud.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Info and links to HHS programs and services.

Health and fitness information.


Internet Resources - Prescription & Non-Prescirption Drugs
Information on OTC and prescription drugs.

MEDLINEplus Drug Information
Prescription drugs, supplements, and herbs.


Internet Resources - Senior Health

Merck Manual Home Health Handbook - Older People's Health Issues

NIH Senior Health
Easy-to-use site on health issues for older adults.


Internet Resources - Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration