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Consumer Health



Consumer Health Complete covers all areas of health and wellness. Did your doctor prescribe a new medication? Recently diagnosed with diabetes? Interested in knowing more about the flu or HPV? Look it up here. You will find reference books, medical encyclopedias, fact sheets, and magazine 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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