Subject Guide for Health
New interface to Health Reference Center. Magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories and information on topics of health and wellness. online tour
Articles from health magazines, journals, health encyclopedias, and pamphlets. This database contains the same periodicals as the Health and Wellness Resource Center, but with an older interface.
Affordable Care Act
The American Public Health Association’s page that provides an introduction to the ACA, frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the Act, and links to other resources.
“Get the facts about the Affordable Care Act with these educational fact sheets from AARP's department of Education & Outreach.”
Information for Illinois residents about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) which includes how the ACA will be implemented in Illinois, how Illinois residents can apply for health insurance, and information about the ACA for small businesses in Illinois.
“Consumer Reports has developed this brief guide to help you understand how the changes brought about by health reform, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010, will affect you and your family, now and in the future. Providing easy-to-understand comparative information to help consumers make the best decisions in the marketplace has been the mission of Consumer Reports since our founding 76 years ago.”
Official federal government site designed to inform consumers, small business owners and self-employed individuals about the Affordable Care Act (ACA). People can use the site to search the Health Insurance Marketplace, ask health insurance questions, and apply online for health insurance. Small businesses are able to use the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) to locate health insurance for their employees. This site is managed by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Dedicated to providing the best in complementary and alternative medicine. Includes a reference library, expert Q & A, and healthy recipe makeovers
An "office ergonomics" website with information on carpel tunnel syndrome and how to use your computer and avoid injuries.
Information on evaluation and approval of new drugs.
The global source for clinical trials information.
This consumer health guide covers prescription, non-prescription,and herbal medicines. Also contains information on specific diseases and conditions.
Provides a wealth of health and safety information in English and Spanish.
Over 430 medical journals with free access to articles.
Sponsored by the U.S. National Health Information Center, this site draws from over 1,600 government and nonprofit organizations to provide a wide range popular health topics.
Index of article in areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing. Some full-text.
Información sobre la salud de la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina. Fácil acceso a Medline y Temas de salud, diccionarios médicos, directorios y publicaciones.
Consumer health information in a variety of languages, from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.
Health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health.
Provides detailed information about the past performance of every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country.
WebMD provides valuable health information, tools for managing your health, and support to those who seek information.
Comprehensive source of online mental health information, news and resources.
Transforming the understanding and treatment of mental illness through research.
Fact sheets, pamphlets, discussion boards, and other resources on mental health.
Your link to nutrition and health.
Consumer advocacy orgainzation for health and nutrition.
Easy access to the best food and nutrition information from across the federal government. Smart nutrition starts here!
Latinitas is a nonprofit, bilingual webzine focused on informing, entertaining, and inspiring young Latinas to grow into healthy, confident, and successful Latina women. Its mission is to provide a forum where Latina youth have a voice, foster positive self-images, and empower Latina girls to accept and appreciate themselves.
A gateway to women's health information from the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. In English and Spanish.