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Health & Medicine

Certification Matters Directory of doctors certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties

Consumer Reports Best Drugs for Less Mission to help you make smart drug choices based on scientific evidence and expert medical advice.

Data Axle Reference Solutions, formerly known as Reference USA Business and residential directories containing detailed information on more than 14 million U.S. businesses and employers; 89 million U.S. residents; 855,000 U.S. health care providers, and more. library card  TUTORIAL

Federation of State Medical Boards Go to Consumer Resources, then Learn About Your Physician for information on individual doctors.

Gale Virtual Reference Health & Medicine Access to medical and professional periodicals, health/fitness magazines, and reference books/pamphlets. Designed for both nursing and allied health students as well as consumer health researchers. library card TUTORIAL 

Health Information Organizations Comprensive list of government- and selected non-government providers of topic-specific consumer health information from the Adult Congenital Heart Association to the World Health Organization.

Hospital Safety Grades Scores hospitals on how safe they keep their patients from errors, injuries, accidents, and infections.

Magill's Medical Guide, 8th Edition Authoritative medical resource designed for laymen and written for health care consumers.library card

Mayo Clinic Comprehensive and easy-to-use website that covers symptoms and diseases as well as health and wellness topics.

MedlinePlus Reliable, up-to-date medical information from the National Library of Medicine in language you can understand.

MentalHealth.gov  Information on what to look for, talking about mental health, how to get help, and crisis hotlines.

Mental Health Association of Westchester 

The Merck Manuals Professional and Consumer versions of the world’s most widely used medical information resources.

National Institute of Health (NIH) Links to health information, grants & funding, news and research & training from the nation’s medical research agency.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Authoritative information about mental disorders, related topics, and the latest mental health research.

PubMed.gov Links to 35 million biomedical citations from life science journals, MEDLINE and online books.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Find treatment with the treatment center locator. 

Surgeon Scorecard Directory of local hospitals that perform common procedures and information on the surgeons who perform them.

Weiss Financial Ratings Series Online Get your own Medicare Supplement Insurance Buyers’ guide: compare Medigap plans, find insurers, and download your own custom report. library card TUTORIAL

Weiss tutorials: 

X-Plain Patient Education Interactive computer-based health education arranged by topic.

 

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