American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization providing information and resources for many cancers
American Dietetic Association
Science based information on food and nutrition from the American Dietetic Association
American Psychiatric Association.
Center for Mental Health Services Knowledge Exchange Network (KEN). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Clearinghouse for SAMSHA publications
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Comprehensive health site with information on disease outbreaks, to health and safety issues, and emergency preparedness from the
Cope Care Deal
A mental health site for teens, created by The Annenberg Foundation., providing tips and information on dealing with everyday stress as well as the many serious mental health problems.
FirstGov for Consumers
Providing historical information on food in the U.S., food safety issues, and a link to MyPyramid.gov
Medical information and images of diseases from the University of Iowa
Provides a keyword search on health topics-may provide research summaries and statistics from the
Encyclopedia, health tools, and news from the
Symptoms, diseases, conditions, healthful recipes, and prescription and OTC info provided by the nationally recognized Mayo Clinic.
Symptom checker, health images, videos, and information from the WebMD Network
MEDLINEplus Health Information
Also includes helpful health topics and the medical encyclopedia links on the left of this webpage links to health organizations and advocate groups, as well as current news on medical topics and research From the National Library of Medicine
Anatomical drawings & 3-D models along with the other popular features from a variety of Merck Manuals, including Geriatrics, and Health and Aging
NIDA for Teens: The Science of Drug Abuse
Choose the Facts on Drugs section of this webpage for information on various drugs and their affects on the body
Source for statistical resources from the
National Institute of Mental Health – NIMH
Includes mental health topics ranging from autism to obsessive compulsive disorders. Information provided by the U.S. National Institute of Health.
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI).
Videos, print resources, support group information from this mental health advocacy group.
Provides an Ask-an-Expert feature for health related questions
List of articles pertaining to men’s health and wellness
Easy access to practical tips and information on food and nutrition
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration
Click on any of the links on the left side of this webpage for practical health information for teens. This site is project of the Nemours Foundation, which was established by Alfred I. duPont, “to improve the health and spirit of children
Women’s health topics and issues, health organizations, funding resources, and publications, even charts and tools for calculating BMI and disease risk assessment provided by US Health & Human Services Office for Women’s Health
Subscription Database Resources
Gale Virtual Reference Library – See library staff for password
Includes the following Reference Online Books :
Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, The Gale Encyclopedia of Diets: A Guide to Health and Nutrition,The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, Human Diseases and Conditions,Child Development, Domestic Violence: A Reference Handbook,Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender, Gender Issues and Sexuality: Essential Primary Sources , Medicine, Health, and Bioethics: Essential Primary Sources
Gale’s Student Resources in Context – See library staff if prompted for a password.
Resources include reference articles, images, magazine & news articles
EBSCOhostConsumer Health Complete- Under the Health/Science Category – You may need a password from the library staff