Research & Reference: Medical

Subscription-Based Library Resources:

The following resources are available from GHPLD remotely or within the Library.  A Library card is required.

Academic Search Premier
Full-text articles to support research in science, engineering, physics, technology, religion, and philosophy.  Includes access to video from the Associated Press (AP).

Consumer Health Complete
Full-text articles to support research in aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, fitness, and nutrition.  Includes teen health topics for teens and parents.

ConsumerReports.org
Thousands of unbiased ratings, reviews, expert buying advice, product comparisons, consumer user reviews, and product video clips.  Proven product reliability data and complete product specifications are included.  Product and service ratings and reviews include electronics, appliances, home and garden, baby gear, food products, and automobiles.

Free Resources:

The following resources are recommendations that may be helpful to you.  These resources are not created or controlled by GHPLD.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Managed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, CDC.gov provides users with credible health information on various topics.

Digital Commons Network
The Digital Commons Network brings together free, full-text scholarly articles from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide.  Curated by university librarians and their supporting institutions, the Network includes a growing collection of peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work.

Healthcare.gov
The Health Insurance Marketplace is a new way to find health coverage that fits your budget and meets your needs.

Healthfinder
Managed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, this directory will help you find information and tools to help you and those you care about stay healthy.

MayoClinic.com
Provides authoritative and easy-to-understand information on various health and medical topics, all reviewed for accuracy by Mayo Clinic experts.

MEDLINEplus
As a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health, this site provides trusted health information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand.