Health & Medicine

Addictions and Substance Abuse: Information pertaining to addictions and substance abuse in easy-to-understand language.

Alcohol, Tobacco and Illicit Drugs: Covers addictions, causes and treatments in non-medical terms.
​​
Alt HealthWatch
: Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to healthcare and wellness.

Cancer:
An A-Z encyclopedia for patients, with information about 835 topics in cancer.
​​
Complementary & Alternative Medicine
: All aspects of complementary and alternative medicine,
both past and present, providing sound medical advice on a controversial and sometimes confusing field.

Consumer Health Complete
: For consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support the information needs of patients and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics.

Encyclopedia of Mental Health
: Detailed information on mental disorders and conditions. Also features entries for prescription, alternative and over-the-counter drugs, as well as the various therapies used to treat mental disorders.

Encyclopedia of Neurologica​l Disorders
: In-depth coverage of neurological diseases and disorders.

Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests:
Provides coverage of numerous surgical procedures, medical tests and related topics.

Health Source-Consumer Edition
: Provides access to nearly 80 full-text consumer health magazines, searchable full-text health-related pamphlets and more than 130 health reference books, including books published by the People's Medical Society.

Health Source-Nursing/Academic Edition
: Provides nearly 550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong.

Magill’s Medical Guide
: Diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology and issues in an A-Z format, with sidebars addressing recent developments in medicine.

MEDLINE
: Information to help answer health questions from the National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other government agencies and health-related organizations.

Salem Press Health
: Covers diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology and issues. The database also includes the Salem Heath Cancer resources.

Toxnet
: Toxicology Data Network from the National Library of Medicine, featuring databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health and toxic releases.

Weiss Ratings Consumer Guides
: Information making financial decisions in a variety of areas (including auto, health care, long term care and life insurance) complete with ratings, recommended companies to work with and worksheets to help you decide what and how much to purchase.