The American Board of Medical Specialists (ABMS) is a not for profit organization comprising 24 medical specialty boards. This reference tool provides certification status and professional information on physicians.

The exclusive online source for Consumer Reports magazine. View and print articles, complete with photos, charts and ratings.

Information about disease, cures, alternative medicine and other health related topics.

A one-stop source for news and periodical articles, including scholarly journals and news media, on a wide range of topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.

Comprehensive resource for medical, statistical, & health related information. Up to date reference material, full text magazines, journals & pamphlets. Also includes the latest reporting from Consumer Health News.

Articles from full-text nursing and allied health journals, newspapers, magazines, newsletters, and select consumer health information sources, as well as full-text reference works and health-related multimedia. Content is suitable for students, knowledgeable consumer health researchers, and health care professionals.

Authoritative information regarding complementary and alternative medicine.

Designed to meet the needs of researchers studying the field of health administration, this high–demand healthcare management content provides reliable and relevant information on a wide range of topics, including:

Perform general or subject specific research in such areas as the arts, business, health, literature and science using authoritative resources as well as current and historical newspapers.

Online edition of the Magill’s Medical Guide, contains detailed medical information written for consumers in an easy to use format. Contains charts, graphs and photos.

For middle and high school students, provides information from core curriculum areas using reference material, full-text periodicals and newspapers, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia, including video and audio clips.

Well-Connected - (Available inside the library only)

Comprehensive reports on common diseases & wellness issues.

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