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Health Education

Research Databases
Alt HealthWatch
Index, abstracts, and full text covering complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. more information

CINAHL (Nursing, Allied Health, Consumer Health) Plus
Index and abstracts to the literature of nursing and allied health. more information

Consumer Health Complete
Health information written for the general public. Designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. more information

Health Source: Consumer Edition
Information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. more information

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Index, abstracts, and full text focusing on many medical disciplines. more information

Lexi-PALS Drug Guide
Patient Advisory Leaflets providing vital education on medications for patients. more information

Medical research and investigative journal articles in Spanish. more information

Index and abstracts of journal articles in health sciences/medicine using the National Library of Medicine's PubMed search interface with LinkOut to OhioLINK full-text enabled.

Natural & Alternative Treatments
Information on the conventional, herbal, and alternative therapies that can be used to treat over 180 conditions. Also includes plus drug-herb and drug-supplement interactions for 75 drug categories. more information

Digital Media Databases
images.MD | off-campus access
Collection of 55,000+ medical images. more information

Reference Books
Stedman’s Medical Dictionary (REF R 121 .S8 1990)
Located in the Ready Reference collection, this resource provides definitions to thousands of medical terms.

Food Safety: A Reference Handbook
This reference book provides a detailed background on events and legislation related to food safety.

Health, United States, 2003 (REF RA 407.3 .U57 2003)
Provides national health statistics, such as diabetes statistics, death rates for various diseases, drug use, and much more. Also available online at

Merck Manual of Medical Information - Home Edition
This on-line version of the print book for consumers, details the symptoms, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and prognosis of medical disorders.

Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy
This on-line version of the print book for health professionals, details the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of medical disorders

A goldmine of good health information from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine.

Physicians’ Desk Reference (REF RS 79.P5 1999)
Provides information on prescription drugs, including pictures, a description, indications and usage, warnings, precautions, side effects, and more.

Science Online
Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments. more information

Current Print Titles
American Journal of Health Education

Full Text Titles in the Electronic Journal Center
Health Sciences and Medicine title list
British Journal of Sports Medicine
Dynamic Medicine
International Journal of Sports Medicine
Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy Official Journal Of The ESSKA
Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science In Sports
Sports Medicine

Open Access Journals
BioMed Central
Scholarly journals focused on the life sciences and biomedicine.

PubMed Central
Scholarly journals focusing on research in biomedicine and the life sciences maintained by the National Library of Medicine.

Web Sites
CDC Wonder
A menu-driven database that allows users to create queries, reports, charts, and maps of data covering mortality (deaths) and natality (births), cancer incidence, HIV and AIDS, behavioral risk factors, diabetes, and other public health topics.

Electronic Orange Book
This site from the FDA lets you search for generic equivalents of drugs by active ingredient, proprietary name, applicant holder, application number, and patent.

Global Health Facts, a project of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation and companion site to, provides free, up-to-date and easy-to-access data by country on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and other key health and socio-economic indicators.

Contains information on topics related to health, various organizations, health care, health news, and much more.

Consumer health search engine for finding quality health information on the web.
Released in early 2005, this is the U.S. Department of Agriculture's revised food pyramid.  Allows you to create a pyramid plan based on age, sex, and physical activity.  Provides dietary guidelines, tips and resources, information for professionals, and more.
Provides links to websites dealing with nutrition.  Information is organized by population type (infants, women, vegetarians, etc), by audience, and by subject.  Also has a search option.

USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory
Provides you with data on the nutrients contained in many foods, from fruits and vegetables to meats to frozen dinners.  Also includes information on a few of the popular fast food chains.

Visible Body
Free online fully interactive, 3D human anatomy model.

WebMD provides valuable health information, tools for managing your health, and support to those who seek information.

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