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Consumer Health

Consumer Health

Resource Sponsor

Kansas State Library

Suitable for

Teens, Adults

Resource Categories

Health, Research

Content Tags

Reference Materials, News Articles

Consumer Health offers an intuitive search interface that allows users to filter search results by source type. In addition to full-text journals, magazines, health reference books and evidence-based health reports, the database includes:

  • Nearly 500 medical images and diagrams

  • More than 240 animations with audio narration and transcripts

  • Consumer health pamphlets and leaflets from the CDC, FDA, NIH and others

  • Drug information in English and Spanish

  • Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary


Content for Teens and Their Parents

Consumer Health contains dozens of articles on a variety of teen health topics from smoking and sexting to dealing with anger and coping with divorce. “TeenTalk” articles are aimed at teens, while “How to Talk to Teens” articles provide tips to parents on starting difficult but important conversations.


Topics Include

  • Addiction

  • Aging

  • Anxiety

  • Cancer

  • Diabetes

  • Fitness

  • Menopause

  • Nutrition

  • Relationships


Note: Information provided in this database should not be viewed as a means for self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

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