Health and Wellness
A resource for everyone that provides updated information for many health related questions.
Teen Health and Wellness
"A ground-breaking database that is the first to completely focus on the medical health and emotional needs of teenagers, Rosen’s Teen Health and Wellness database receives an A+. . . . The front-runner in health information for teenagers and a definite must-have for all high school and public libraries."
—School Library Journal
Salem Press: Magill's Medical Guide / Cancer
Salem Health brings online access to Salem Press’ award-winning health reference works. The first reference set included is Salem Press’ best-selling Magill’s Medical Guide. In its printed form, the current edition of the Guide is five volumes and 3,500 pages
Now available on Salem Health, along with Magill's Medical Guide, is Salem Health: Cancer. This four-volume set covers more than 800 topics of crucial interest to students, patients, caregivers, and others who have received a diagnosis or are associated with those who have cancer.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Government website from the Department of Health and Human Services includes national health statistics, health information for travelers, government health publications, and tips for staying healthy.
Gateway to nonprofit health and human services websites. Developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Health information from the National Library of Medicine.
Searchable online versions of Merck medical manuals—including Medical Information, Diagnosis and Therapy, Health and Aging, Geriatrics, and Veterinary
National Women’s Health Information Center
Gateway to Federal and other women's health information resources.
Philadelphia Magazine: Top Doctors and Top Hospitals
Philadelphia Magazine’s picks for the top doctors and hospitals in the Philadelphia area.
Philly Health Info
Health information service for residents of Greater Philadelphia. Produced by The College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Includes a directory of resources and services in the Philadelphia area.
Digital archive of life sciences journal literature.
Offers medical news, features, reference material, and online community programs. Some activities require a subscription.
World Health Organization
The website for the United Nations’ specialized agency of health.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Website for the federal agency that administers the Medicare Program. Also includes sections on Medicaid, SCHIP, and HIPAA.
Kaiser Family Foundation
General health care issues, with extensive sections on Medicare and Medicaid.
The official U.S. government website for Medicare information.