Health & Wellness
AlcoholHelp is a resource that details alcohol and its recreational use, identifies its negative impacts, and provides information on alcoholism treatment and recovery.
The American Medical Association (AMA) is the national organization for medical professionals, often providing certifications for medical practice. This website provides a directory for AMA accredited physicians, health care advocacy, and educational resources.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is a U.S. government organization that provides access to a digital archive of research and literature from health professionals within or in relation to the organization.
Consumer Health Complete by EBSCO provides access to nearly 80 full-text consumer health magazines. Also included in this database are searchable full texts for current, health-related pamphlets and nearly 130 health reference books.
Credo is the ultimate general reference resource for researchers at any level, and it includes a range from Harvard Medical School guides to cookbooks and other nutrition information. This is a TexShare database. Ask a librarian for login information.
Apply for health care using the official U.S. government website managed and paid for by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Health Source is a rich collection of consumer health information that provides access to full-text consumer health magazines and reference books covering topics such as HIV/AIDS, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, aging, fitness, and more. This is a TexShare database. Ask a librarian for login information.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic provides scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines, with nursing and allied health being particularly strong. In addition, this database includes the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names. This is a TexShare database. Ask a librarian for login information.
My Family Health Portrait is a tool provided by the Surgeon General created to help in saving and sharing family health history.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) stands as of the world’s foremost medical research centers and provides access to resources on general medical questions, recent news and events, and medical research and training.
Rehab Spot is a free web guide about drugs, alcohol, and addiction written by counselors, therapists, advocates, bloggers, and other contributors to educate the public on addictions and addictive substances. This resource does not provide medical advice or professional treatment, rather each article cites many credible health sources for reference. Rehab Spot also provides guidance on how to seek help for the self or a loved one.