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Books/DVDs

10 Things You Should Know About Sleep
Call Number: RAYNOR RESERVES - Video / DVD QP425 .T46 2009

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Encyclopedia of Wellness: From Acai Berry to Yo-Yo Dieting
Call Number: eBook
Off-campus access restricted to individuals with current MU ids.

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Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine
Call Number: eBook
Off-campus access restricted to individuals with current MU ids.

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Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine
Call Number: eBook
Off-campus access restricted to individuals with current MU ids.

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How Doctors Think
Call Number: MEMORIAL LEVEL 5 R723.5 .G76 2007

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Mayo Clinic Book of Alternative Medicine
Call Number: MEMORIAL LEVEL 5 R733 .M386 2010



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Stay Healthy at Every Age
Call Number: MEMORIAL LEVEL 5 RA776.95 .N86 2010

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Surviving Health Care : a Manual for Patients and Their Families
Call Number: MEMORIAL LEVEL 5 R727.42 .S87 2010

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The Complete Human Body: the Definitive Visual Guide
Call Number: MEMORIAL LEVEL 5 QM23.2 .C65 2010

 

Welcome

This guide includes selected resources with information on health and wellness.  Please contact Martha Jermé if you have comments, questions or suggestions.

 

Plain English Medical Dictionary

 

Web Sites

  • AHRQ Consumers & Patients
    Includes information on staying healthy, getting quality care, understanding diseases, and comparing medical treatments.
  • AHRQ Healthy Men
    Provides tips for staying healthy.
  • CAPHIS Top 100 List
    Links to consumer health sites selected by the Consumer and Patient Health Information Section of the Medical Library Association.
  • Evaluating Internet Health Information
    This tutorial was produced by the National Library of Medicine.
  • familydoctor.org
    Provides health information from the American Academy of Family Physicians.
  • Go Ask Alice
    Includes information on physical, emotional and spiritual health from Columbia University health educators in a question and answer format.
  • Healthfinder
    Provides consumer health information from selected government agencies, non-profit organizations, and universities.
  • Healthy Wisconsin People
    Links to health-related Web sites and organizations with an emphasis on health services for Wisconsin residents.
  • InteliHealth
    Includes health information from Harvard Medical School and the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.
  • Lab Tests Online
    Includes descriptions of clinical lab tests, overviews of conditions and diseases, and recommendations on preventive screening.
  • MayoClinic.com
    Provides consumer health information from the Mayo Clinic.
  • MedicineNet
    Includes information on diseases and conditions, medical tests, medications, and a symptom checker.
  • MedlinePlus
    Links to information on selected health topics, dictionaries, databases, clearinghouses, directories, and organizations.  Moblie version also available.
  • MedlinePlus - Multiple Languages
    Provides health information in Spanish, Hmong, Russian, etc.
  • My Family Health Portrait
    This online tool from the Surgeon General, enables you to record your family health history to share with your health care practitioner and other family members.
  • NetWellness
    Provides consumer health information from faculty affiliated with Case Western Reserve University, Ohio State University, and the University of Cincinnati.
  • NLM Drug Portal
    Search for drug information by name or by category.
  • PubMed Health
    Focuses on comparative effectiveness research related to conditions, diseases, treatment options and healthy living.
  • SafeMedication.com
    Provides consumer information on prescription and over-the-counter medications from the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists.
  • Quackwatch
    "Your Guide to Health Fraud, Quackery, and Intelligent Decisions"
  • Wisconsin Medical Society Physician Directory
 

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Databases

Consumer Health Complete
Includes evidence-based reports, encyclopedias and other reference books, pamphlets, news, drug and herb information, images and diagrams, and videos and animations on diseases, conditions, and procedures. 
Off-campus access restricted to individuals with current MU ids.

Health Source: Consumer Edition

Includes the full-text of almost 80 consumer health magazines, over 1000 pamphlets, and over 130 health reference books.  Also includes the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide and Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary.  Off-campus access restricted to individuals with current MU ids.

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