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General Health Information Sites

  • Health Professionals, Services, and Facilities
    Find health services across West Virginia.
  • BBC Health
    Britain's BBC produces this wonderful consumer health site. Find information on men's & women's health issues, children's health, and senior health topics as well as articles on nutrition, sexual health, fertility and first aid.
  • Healthly People Library Project
    This site provides ebooks on health topics, resources for teachers and parents, and tons of useful sites for health-related information.
  • Johns Hopkins Public Health News Center
    Subscribe to Public Heath email updates, podcasts. Stay current on health news around the world. Read the Johns Hopkins Public Health Magazine online. This site is an excellent source for up-to-date health news.
  • NPR Health Blog
    NPR 's Science Desk writers give you the latest on current health topics. It's a great way to stay up on what's happening in the world of health care.

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  • All EBSCOhost Databases -- Basic Search
    This tutorial gives a brief introduction to searching any of the EBSCOhost databases.
  • Alt Health Source (EBSCO)
    Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.
    Click on EBSCO Research Databases. Select Alt Health Source from list.
  • Consumer Health Complete
    A comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. Includes full-text articles, fact sheets, drug information, diagrams, etc.
    Click on Consumer Health Complete
  • Consumer Health Complete Cheatsheet
    A brief introduction to searching tips and techniques. (Text)
  • EBSCO Databases Quick Start Guide
    A brief introduction to searching EBSCO databases. (Text)
  • Health Source - Consumer Edition (EBSCO)
    A rich collection of consumer health information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.
    Click on EBSCO Research Databases; select Health Source - Consumer Edition from list.
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO)
    Provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Includes the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.
    Click on EBSCO Research Databases. Select Health Source Nursing/Academic from list.

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