MedlinePlus is a goldmine of good health information from the world's
library, the National Library of Medicine. Health professionals and
consumers alike can depend on it for information that is authoritative and
up to date. MEDLINEplus has extensive information from the National
Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 650 diseases and
conditions. There are also lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical
encyclopedia and a medical dictionary, health information in Spanish,
extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health
information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials.
For more in-depth information the National Library of Medicine also
provides free access to MEDLINE, the premier biomedical database.
This resource includes over 14 million citations for biomedical articles
back to the 1950's. These citations are from MEDLINE and additional
life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing
full text articles and other related resources.
Over 2,600 handouts, written for the patient, are available in MD
Consult. Also available in MD Consult is drug information, 35 full
texts, 48 full-text clinical journals, over 600 practice
guidelines, and weekly reviews of medicine in the popular
press and media.
Alt Health Watch - This alternative health database provides full text for
more than 140 publications in the collection, including full text for many
peer-reviewed journals. Alt HealthWatch provides in-depth coverage across
the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and
alternative medicine dating back to 1990.
Health Source-Consumer Edition - This database is the richest collection
of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, providing
information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food
sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.
Health Source - Consumer Edition features searchable full text for nearly
300 journals. This database is updated on a daily basis.
Clinical Pharmacology - Clinical Pharmacology provides access up-to-date,
concise and clinically-relevant drug monographs for all U.S. prescription
drugs, hard-to-find herbal and nutritional supplements, over-the-counter
products and new and investigational drugs.
UICCAT is UIC's online catalog. It contains holding records for books,
journals, government documents, and other materials found in the
of all UIC libraries. To find consumer health books
on a particular topic, do a search for that particular subject combined
with the additional search term "popular works". For example, if you were
to search for a consumer health book on diabetes type "diabetes AND
Last updated: Monday, 28-Jun-2004 10:12:03 CDT