This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers libraries full text articles for more than 180 international and often peer-reviewed journals and reports. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts. Alt HealthWatch provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine. This database features indexing and abstracts going back as far as 1984, and full text going back as far as 1990.
Gale OneFile: Culinary Arts offers a smorgasbord of information--more than five million articles from more than 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines, as well as book reference content from Delmar such as About Wine, Introduction to Catering, Advanced Bread and Pastry, and Eat Fit Be Fit.
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This database is a 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. Health Source: Consumer Edition provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.
This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the AHFS Consumer Medication Information, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.
Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering subject areas of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags.
The Manuals, known as the Merck Manuals in the United States and Canada and MSD Manuals outside the United States and Canada, are one of the world’s most widely used medical information resources.
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BeSafeRx: Know Your Online Pharmacy - FDA BeSafeRx is a national campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of buying prescription medicines from fake online pharmacies FDA: Drugs - U.S. Food and Drug Administration's site with news and resources on medications FDA: Drugs Recalls - Drug recalls from the last 60 days LactMed - Database of drugs and their effects on breast feeding from the U.S. National Library of Medicine Medline Plus - Drug, diseases, and health information, articles from the U.S. National Library of Medicine Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy - Provides free prescription medications to people who have no other means of securing their medications. Only NON-NARCOTIC prescriptions will be considered. Assistance is based on the availability of the medication, and the ability of the applicant to provide documentation of financial need.
USDA Food Composition Databases - Nutrient content of foods from United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service We Can! - Nutrition resource site for kids and parents from The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Agency For Healthcare Research and Quality - Latest evidence-based information for improving health from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Compare medical treatments, understand diseases & conditions, get safer care, and assistance choosing quality care. Videos and podcasts in Spanish. Mayo Health - Easy to understand info on diseases and conditions, drugs and supplements, treatments, and healthy living.
worldAIDSday.org (December 1st) - "...features information on AIDS awareness and activism; facts and figures about the virus, the disease, and its global effects; and the latest AIDS/HIV related news, press releases, and event information." AIDS info - service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services