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Alt HealthWatch
This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

 
AMA Physician Select
Basic professional information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States and its possessions, including more than 690,000 doctors of medicine (MD) and doctors of osteopathy or osteopathic medicine (DO).

 
Cancer.Net
"The most complete, up-to-date source of online cancer news and information for patients, health-care professionals and the entire cancer community."

 
Center for Disease Control
This site is great for people who need health information on a state level as well as travel alerts

 
CenterWatch: Clinical Trials Listing Service
Extensive list of IRB-approved clinical trials being conducted internationally.

 
Consumer Health Complete
Consumer Health Complete (CHC) is EBSCO's interface designed for the everyday consumer of health care information.

 
Dr. Greene`s House Calls
"Pediatric wisdom for the information age."

 
DrugWatch
A comprehensive database providing information about thousands of medications and drugs currently on the market. Sponsored by patient advocacy groups throughout the US, DrugWatch has no affiliation with pharmaceutical or drug companies.

 
FamilyMeds
Online pharmacy with information on medications and related conditions; a registered pharmacist is available to answer questions 24 hours a day.

 
Hands on Health
This is an amazing site that helps people find health services in SC, including support groups.

 
Health Finder
Find out how your family may be able to get free services to help you stay healthy

 
Health Source: Consumer Edition
Health Source: Consumer Edition provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.

 
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines and also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide.

 
InteliHealth
More that 150 top health care organizations contribute to health information reviewed and approved by leading medical experts.

 
KidsHealth
Practical parenting tips, homework help for kids, and answers, advice and straight talk for teens.

 
Lifescape
"Leading online resource for individuals and families to find behavioral health and wellness information, support and products."

 
MayoClinic.com
"To help people find the answers and the support they need to manage illness and stay healthy."

 
MEDLINE
Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences created by the National Library of Medicine.

 
MEDLINEplus
This site is maintained by the National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health. It is a great source for information on specific medical conditions.

 
Medscape
"Offers an array of high quality information and interactive tools to help consumers and their families manage their daily personal health."

 
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
"Covers a broad range of healing philosophies (schools of thought), approaches, and therapies that mainstream Western (conventional) medicine does not commonly use, accept, study, understand, or make available."

 
National Women`s Health Information Center
A gateway to the vast array of Federal and other womenÂ’s health information resources.

 
Nursing Resource Center
Disease and drug overviews, care plans, relevant journal results and animated anatomy and physiology diagrams to complement the core encyclopedia texts.

 
Quackwatch
Purpose is to combat health-related frauds, myths, fads, and fallacies. Just remember, don't believe everything you read--even here!

 
Savannah River Cancer Foundation
Helpful resource for cancer patients who don't know where to go. Free download of resource book and application for services is available on the site.

 
SC Department of Health and Environmental Control
With a focus of promoting the health of the public and the environment, this site provides news, reports, statistics, information on permits and regulations and other online services and tools.

 
SC Healthy Connections Choices
State program offering health insurance coverage for kids.

 

 

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