Taking care of your health is an important responsibility. The following
resources have been compiled to assist you with researching and managing
your personal health.
Please note: no information provided in this website should be viewed
as a means for self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional medical
advice, diagnosis or treatment.
Alt HealthWatch provides in-depth
coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary
and alternative medicine. Information provided in this database should not
be viewed as a means for self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional
medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
HEALTH SOURCE: CONSUMER EDITION
Consumer Edition is a rich collection of consumer health information. This
resource provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines,
including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Fit Pregnancy, Harvard Health
Letter, HealthFacts, Men's Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian
Times, and many others.
Information provided in this database should not be viewed as a means for
self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or
HEALTH SOURCE: NURSING ACADEMIC EDITION
articles from scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical
disciplines. Great resource for people studying to enter the medical
HEALTH AND WELLNESS WEBSITES
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients
and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of
Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness
issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable,
up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.
You can use
MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a
drug or supplement, find out the meanings of words, or view medical videos
or illustrations. You can also get links to the latest medical research on
your topic or find out about clinical trials on a disease or condition.
The leading health portal site in the United States, WebMD has information
regarding health and health care, including a symptom checklist, pharmacy
information, "drugs information", blogs of physicians with specific topics
and a place to store personal medical information.
Take advantage of the expertise of the Mayo Clinic and research diseases
and conditions, symptoms, drugs and supplements, tests and procedures,
healthy lifestyle, and first aid.
Important Note: Carver County Library is not
responsible for the content or accuracy of the information provided on external
websites. The inclusion of a link does not constitute an endorsement by the
library of that website.