A resource with a wealth of information about a vast number of health and safety topics, it includes an A-Z index of categories such as disease names, countries, and risk factors. Healthy recipes, health-related news, statistics, and maps can all be found here.
This site from the American Academy of Dermatology includes information about psoriasis, eczema, and caring for tattooed skin. It also has a SPOT skin cancer section that offers a body mole map and a special section for kids.
This government site has information for consumers and those in the health profession. The site includes recent food and drug related recalls for people and animals as well as medication guides and cosmetic, health device, and vaccine articles and information.
"NIH’s mission is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce illness and disability.”
Three Ohio universities sponsor this site which has topics to browse, a reference library of additional reliable medical sites, information about research studies, and more. It also has a search feature and an “ask an expert” feature.
The Stanford Health Library has created a site that shares the knowledge of Stanford Medical staff through articles and videos of lectures. The Stanford Health Library provides access to Gale’s Health & Wellness Resource Center and eBooks (also available through Kirtland Library's home page). The references page of the “Find Information” section has links to other reliable medical sites.
Web sites reviewed by Choice and/or the KCC Librarians.
Databases for Health & Medicine
TheHealth & Medicine databases, available through the KCC library, offer a wide range of resources including journals, reference material, and research.