Health & Wellness RESOURCE CENTER & Alternative Health Module ( 1980- )
delivers up-to-date reference material, as well as full-text journals, magazines, newspapers, and pamphlets, from a wide variety of authoritative sources on: medicine, disease, fitness, nutrition, pregnancy, public health, occupational health and safety, alcohol and drug abuse, prescription drugs, herbal remedies, alternative and complementary treatments, etc. with descriptions of, and links to, pertinent Web sites on diet, cancer, and health assessment, as well as government databases selected for their usefulness and appropriateness.
Health Reference Center
for Consumer Health Information!
Health Reference Center ( 1980- ) is a multi-source database providing access to the full-text and images of respected consumer health magazines, newsletters, pamphlets, newspaper articles, topical overviews, healthcare reference books, and a selection of medical, nursing, and allied health journals.
Use this database to find consumer health or patient education level articles on: Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, HMOs, Prescription Drugs, etc.
Rare Disease Index & Database
full-text reports on over 1,100 diseases and disorders
Organizational Index & Database
information and links to support groups or other help sources
companies providing goods and services of interest to rare-disease patients
The National Organization for Rare Disorders ( NORD ) is a unique federation of voluntary health organizations dedicated to helping people with rare "orphan" diseases and assisting the organizations that serve them. A rare or "orphan" disease affects fewer than 200,000 people in the United States. There are more than 6,000
rare disorders that, taken together, affect approximately 25 million Americans. country has received a diagnosis of a rare disease.
One in every 10 individuals in this
For twenty years, NORD has served as the primary non-governmental clearinghouse for information on rare disorders. NORD also provides referrals, support groups and other sources of assistance. NORD is committed to the identification, treatment, and cure of rare disorders through programs of education, advocacy, research, and service.
The PDR® ( Physician’s Desk Reference ) Electronic Library contains detailed FDA- approved package insert information in a familiar easy-to-reference format that makes it easy to search and retrieve data on drug interactions, side effects, dosages, uses, contraindications, and more. Includes photos, charts, tables, and chemical structures for convenient comparison.
PDR® for Nonprescription Drugs and Dietary Supplements
PDR® for Ophthalmic Medicines
PDR® for Herbal Medicines