Health & Medicine
A collection of subscription databases, ebooks, and other online material paid for by the the Northville District Library or by the Michigan Electronic Library (MeL).
|Health and Wellness Resource Center
Magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, and information on fitness, pregnancy, medicine, nutrition, diseases, public health, occupational health and safety, alcohol and drug abuse, prescription drugs, etc. Included are links to diet, cancer, and health assessment sites as well as government databases. Includes various journals from 1986 to present.
Health Reference Center Academic
MeL: Health Gateway
Nursing and Allied Health Collection
Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy Collection
- Complete Human Diseases and Conditions 4v, 2008
- Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine 2nd ed., 4v, 2005
- Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer 2nd ed., 2v, 2006
- Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health: Infancy through Adolescence 4v, 2006
- Gale Encyclopedia of Diets: A Guide to Health and Nutrition 2v, 2008
- Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders 2nd ed., 2v, 2005
- Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, 3rd ed., 5v, 2006
- Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health 2nd ed., 2v, 2008
- Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders 2v, 2005
- Infectious Diseases: In Context 2v, 2008
- Nutrition and Well-Being A to Z 2v, 2004
- AMA DoctorFinder
Basic professional information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States including more than 814,000 doctors.
- CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Credible, reliable health information on data and statistics, diseases and conditions, emergencies and disasters, environmental health, healthy living, injury, violence and safety, life stages and populations, traveler’s health, workplace safety and health and more.
Current information for locating federally and privately supported clinical trials for a wide range of diseases and conditions. Find trials for a specific medical condition or other criteria; get instructions for clinical trial investigators/sponsors about how to register trials in ClinicalTrials.gov; learn about clinical trials or access other consumer health information from the US National Institutes of Health. [Time Magazine 50 Best Websites]
- Disciplinary Action Reports
Pursuant to the Michigan Public Health Code, P.A. 368 of 1978, as amended, it is required to publish the names of disciplined individuals. To comply with this requirement, the MI Bureau of Health Professions frequently publishes a Disciplinary Action Report (DAR) listing the disciplinary actions taken against health professionals who are licensed and regulated by the various health boards within the Bureau of Health Professions. The report also includes updated information regarding licensees who have appealed the Board's action to a higher court. The report includes the names of the health professional, their professional license number, the type of disciplinary action taken, the effective date of the action and the general nature of the complaint.
- FDA Consumer Health Information
Consumer health information about health fraud, medicine recalls, medical devices and procedures, radiation-emitting products, food and nutrition, animal health, vaccines, cosmetics, general health and more.
A federal government Website managed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Find insurance options, learn about prevention, compare care quality, understand the new Affordable Care Act, and more.
- Travelers' Health (CDC)
Prepared by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this site provides detailed and authoritative information covering every aspect of internation travel as pertains to health and safety concerns.
Not-for-profit medical practice dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of virtually every type of complex illness. Provides information about diseases and conditions, drugs and supplements, treatment decisions, healthy living, health tools, Ask a Specialist, video, slide shows, blogs and podcasts.
Award-winning expertise in medicine, journalism, health communication and content creation to provide the best health information possible. Medical experts are frequent contributors to WebMD and comprise their Medical Editorial Board. An Independent Medical Review Board continuously reviews the site for accuracy and timeliness. In addition to thoroughly covering health issues, drugs and treatment, this website includes videos, slide shows and features Find a Doctor, Find a Hospital, Pill Finder and Find a Drug & Get User Reviews.
Dedicated to providing the best in complementary and alternative medicine. Information developed by a team of leading board- certified doctors and specialists provides consumers with professional, up-to-date guidance on the many options and benefits of integrating Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) with conventional health care treatments.