Health Resources

 

Library Databases

Alt Health Watch 
Full-text alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers the latest information about the evolving practice of holistic medicine and therapies. Total titles indexed: 190+; Full-text titles: 180+.

Consumer Health Complete 
Provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine. Total titles indexed: 500+; Full-text titles: 500+.

Consumer Health Information 
Detailed answers to the 200 most-commonly-asked health questions. Available in 17 languages. Answers are provided in evidence-based reports that feature graphics, illustrations, easy-to-read text and links to additional information.

Health Source: Consumer Edition 
Consumer health information including magazines and reference books. It also includes searchable full text for current health pamphlets.  Total titles indexed: 100+; Full-text titles: 70+.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition 
Provides researchers, allied health professionals, nurses and medical educators access to full-text scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines. It provides indexing, abstracts and full-text for hundreds of nursing and allied health journals, many of which are peer-reviewed. Total titles indexed: 800+; Full-text titles: 300+.

Helpful Websites

Healthfinder.gov
This site, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides links to information about a variety of health topics. It has tools that provide customized health recommendations and personalized health tools.

Medline Plus
Consumer focused site from the National Library of Medicine that provides of wealth of health resources, including information about health topics, a medical encyclopedia, drug information, and much more.

Health Insurance and Prescription Information

GoodRx
Compare perscription drug prices at multiple locations.

Healthcare.gov
This site from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services helps you find both public and private health insurance options across the nation in a single place. It also has information about the Affordable Care Act that was passed in 2010.

Medicare.gov
This is the official U.S. Government site for Medicare.

MichiganDrugPrices.com
This website was created by the Michigan Department of Community Health to help Michigan citizens without prescription drug coverage save money by providing information and access to resources to find lower priced medications.

(updated 4-10-2019)