Health and Medicine

Health Reference Center Academic – A multi-source database providing access to full-text nursing and allied health journals, and a wide variety of personal health information sources. This database offers reliable health information to consumers, students and health professionals.

Medline Plus
– is the National Institutes of Health’s site for patients and their families. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it offers reliable, up-to-date information on diseases, conditions, and wellness issues. Learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of words, or view medical videos and illustrations. There arfe links to the latest medical research and to clinical trials.

Merck Manuals Online
– Free online access to both the professional and consumer versions of the Merck Manuals



NYS Physicians Profile – Look up a physician’s education and training. You may also find information on their practice and community activities. Legal actions may also be included. If you’re having trouble locating a doctor, read the search tips. Information is more recent and more complete than print directories.

The PDR for Patients
– Information on prescription drugs from a trusted source, although it is supported by advertising. For information on drugs, drug recalls & safety alerts, to report adverse reactions, find information on medical devices and other topics of interest to the medical consumer and probessional see: The Food &Drug Adminstation.

X-PLAIN Patient Education Topics
– This is the largest library of interactive multimedia software for patient education available on the web. Come here to view information on a wide variety of health topics.