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A subject guide for people interested in accessing information about personal health and wellness.
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Print Resources

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A Short Guide to a Long Life - David B. Agus
Call Number: 613.2 AG
ISBN: 9781476730950
Publication Date: 2014-01-07

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Fat Chance - Robert H. Lustig
Call Number: 362.1963 LU)
ISBN: 9781594631009
Publication Date: 2012-12-27

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Men's Health Concerns Sourcebook - Sandra J. Judd (Editor)
Call Number: 613.042 2009
ISBN: 9780780810334
Publication Date: 2009-09-01

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The Doctor Is In - Travis Stork
Call Number: 613 ST
ISBN: 9781439167403
Publication Date: 2010-04-27

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The Great Physician's Rx for Health and Wellness - Jordan S. Rubin
Call Number: 613.2 RU
ISBN: 078521352X
Publication Date: 2006-01-03

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Women's Health Concerns Sourcebook - Sandra J. Judd (Editor)
Call Number: 613.042 WO
ISBN: 9780780810365
Publication Date: 2009-05-01

 

Electronic Resources

  

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Access Video on Demand
Access Video On Demand features nine expansive streaming collections that cover the widest range of subjects with quality content, including thousands of exclusive titles you won't find anywhere else. Plus, the Films On Demand streaming video platform provides a powerful search and browse tool, making it easy for you to find specific pieces of content quickly. Access Video On Demand collections include health and wellness.


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Consumer Health Complete
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Consumer Health Complete™ (CHC) is the single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This full text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc.

Health Reference Center Academic
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This multi-source database provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources in InfoTrac's award-winning Health Reference Center™ plus 40 full-text nursing and allied health journals. All in a single, easy-to-use database, Health Reference Center -- Academic integrates the full text and images of respected nursing, allied health and medical journals; consumer health magazines; newsletters; pamphlets; newspaper articles; topical overviews; and reference books. (This service was partially funded by the South Jersey Regional Library Cooperative.)

Health Reference Center
Provides clear and comprehensive information on conditions and diseases, health and wellness, mental health, and the human body.

Health Source: Consumer Edition
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Provides full text for nearly 280 health journals, over 1,200 health pamphlets and 20 health reference books.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
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Provides over 520 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. 

 

 

Recommended Videos


Digestive health naturally! [videorecording] - Hall, Valerie.
Call Number: DVD 616.3 DIG
Publication Date: 2007

Fat [videorecording] : what no one is telling you - Spain, Tom.
Call Number: DVD 616.398 FAT
ISBN: 9780793693443
Publication Date: 2007

Generation Rx [videorecording] / - Miller, Kevin P.
Call Number: DVD 616.8589 GEN
Publication Date: 2008


Sick around the world [videorecording] - Palfreman, Jon.
Call Number: DVD 362.1097 SIC
Publication Date: 2008

Slow the aging process [DVD] - Hall, Valerie.
Call Number: DVD 613 SLO
Publication Date: 2006


The vaccine war [videorecording]
Call Number: DVD 614.47 VAC
Publication Date: 2010


 

World Wide Web Resources

Aetna Intelihealth

Aetna InteliHealth, a subsidiary of Aetna, partners with Harvard Medical School and Columbia University College of Dental Medicine to provide health information on this website. It’s important to note that Aetna InteliHealth’s editorial policy states that it maintains absolute editorial independence from Aetna. That said, the site is content rich on disease and treatment information and includes nice additional features such as its Interactive Health Tools, Ask the Expert, Personalized Health E-mail service, and Discussion Boards.

 

The Cleveland Clinic Health Information Center

Produced by the Cleveland Clinic Department of Patient Education and Health Information, this site offers information on over 900 health topics. Podcasts and webcasts of health information are available along with transcripts of web chats with physicians answering health questions. The Cleveland Clinic Patient Education and Health Information provides a live chat service Monday through Friday, 10:00 am to 1:30 pm EST (except holidays) where health educators are available to provide general health information and recommendations of web sites.

 

Familydoctor.org

http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home.html

This web site is offers clear and concise patient hand-outs for common medical concerns and conditions. All information has been written and reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at the American Academy of Family Physicians. “Conditions A-Z”, make finding a hand-out easy. Handy buttons translates the site into Spanish and increases the type size. Other helpful features are a medical dictionary, health calculators, the Healthy Living Guides, a Smart Patient Guide, Health Tools section and a Health Tip of the Day.

 

Hardin M.D.

http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/md/

This subject directory of health web site links is maintained by the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, University of Iowa. A special focus on medical pictures makes this site unique.

 

healthfinder

http://www.healthfinder.gov/

Developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, healthfinder links to carefully selected information and Web sites from over 1,500 health-related organizations. There’s a wonderful children’s interface with age-appropriate health information and much of the web site’s information is available in Spanish. Their Drug Interaction Checker, Online Checkups, and health newsletters in Spanish and English provide useful additional features.

 

Mayo Clinic 

http://www.mayoclinic.com

MayoClinic.com offers a wealth of easy-to-understand health and medical information. In addition to diseases and conditions, the site has a number of healthy living guides and helpful resources such as Health Tools, Treatment Decision Guides, blogs and pod casts, and Ask a Specialist feature. Mayo Clinic experts review web site content for accuracy.

 

Med Help International

http://www.medhelp.org

Med Help International is a non-profit organization whose focus is to provide medical

information in non-technical language and to an online health community through over 200 medical forums. The People section is where you can get advice and support from other patients while the MyMedHelp has forums led by doctors where you can get answers and medical information online. Registration is required but free.

 

MedicineNet.com

http://www.medicinenet.com/

MedicineNet.com is owned and operated by WebMD and part of the WebMD Network. The web site provides easy-to-read, in-depth, authoritative medical information for consumers through its user-friendly, interactive web site. The content is produced and edited by a nationally recognized network of over 70 U.S. Board Certified Physicians. Web videos, daily health news, an email newsletter and a symptom checker are additional features.

 

 

MedlinePlus

http://www.medlineplus.gov/

MedlinePlus offers over 18,000 links to accurate and current medical information on the Internet that has been evaluated by the National Library of Medicine. It includes drug information, an illustrated medical dictionary, the latest health news, directories of doctors, dentists and hospitals, surgery videos, and interactive health tutorials. Brief information is available in the Medical Encyclopedia with more in depth information on over 750 Health Topics

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