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Health and Medical Subject Guide

online databasesOnline Library Resources:

The Library subscribes to EBSCOHost's Health Source: Consumer Edition
which provides information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source: Consumer Edition provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.

books  Books and Journals:

The Library has an extensive collection of medical books, most located on the shelves in call numbers 610-618.
We also subscribe to several health and medical journals:

Harvard Health Letter
JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association)
Harvard Mental Health Letter Nutrition Action Healthletter
Harvard Women's Health Watch Prevention
Health Psychology Today
World Wide Web Recommended websites:

General | Affordable Care Act | Drug Information | Government Sites
Mental Health | Nutrition | Physicians & Hospitals

blue bullet AMA for Patients blue bullet Mayo Clinic
blue bullet Child & Family WebGuide blue bullet National Women's Health Info. Center
blue bullet Healthline blue bullet WebMD
blue bullet InteliHealth

Affordable Care Act
blue bullet ACA from the Dept of Health & Human Services
blue bullet ACA Information From  Information on pre-existing conditions, adding adult children to your health plan, benefits for seniors, etc.
blue bullet FAQ on the Health Insurance Marketplace (Exchange)
blue bullet Health Insurance Marketplace Application Checklist
blue bullet Healthcare Reform FAQ From the State of New Hampshire Insurance Department
blue bullet Help Center
blue bullet How the Health Care Law is Making a Difference for the People of New Hampshire
blue bullet Kaiser Family Foundation on Health Reform  Maintained by a non-governmental agency.
blue bullet Marketplace "The Marketplace simplifies your search for health coverage by gathering the options available in your area in one place. You can compare plans based on price, benefits, quality, and other features important to you before you make a choice."
blue bullet Obamacare/Health Care Laws From"a non-partisan, nonprofit website that presents facts, studies, and pro and con statements on diverse issues including the Mar. 2010 health care laws (Obamacare)."
blue bullet Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Text of the law.

Drug Information
blue bullet Drugs at FDA blue bullet Medline Plus Drug Info
blue bullet blue bullet PDR Health
blue bullet Drug Watch blue bullet RX List

Government Sites
blue bullet Centers for Disease Control blue bullet National Institutes of Health - links to 28 institutes
blue bullet Health Finder blue bullet NIH Health Information
blue bullet Medline Plus blue bullet PubMed - medical journal database
blue bullet National Cancer Institute

Mental Health
blue bullet American Psychological Association blue bullet Psych Central
blue bullet APA Help Center blue bullet Psychology Today
blue bullet Go Ask Alice! - Emotional Health blue bullet Selfhelp Magazine
blue bullet National Institute of Mental Health blue bullet WebMD - Mental Health

blue bullet Nutrition Data - nutritional analyses for all foods blue bullet USDA Nutrient Database
blue bullet Nutrition.Gov

Physicians and Hospitals
blue bullet AMA Doctor Finder blue bullet U.S. News America's Best Hospitals
blue bullet Hospital Compare blue bullet WebMD Physician Directory

Disclaimer: Due to the ever-changing nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that the above links will remain valid. Similarly, we cannot be responsible for changes in the content of the sources to which we link, or the content of sources accessed through secondary links. As with printed information, users are encouraged to evaluate the validity of information found. Keene Public Library provides these links as a convenience to our users, and the inclusion of any links does not imply endorsement.