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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 
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
Health SourceĀ®: 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 treatment.
 
 
HEALTH SOURCE: NURSING ACADEMIC EDITION
Search for articles from scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines.   Great resource for people studying to enter the medical profession!
 
 
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.