A resource guide for those providing consumer health information.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Health and safety topics include global health, emergency preparedness & response, workplace health and safety
and much more.
- Digital Pipeline
Select the Health tab in the middle of screen to access the link to Consumer Health complete a full-text database providing medical information on all areas of health and wellness.
- Genetics Home Reference
A website created by the Library of Medicine providing information 700+ genetic conditions and disorders.
Information about health-insurance coverage and options.
Healthnet: Connecticut Consumer Health Information Network provides health information training and outreach services to librarians.
- Household Products Database
Provides consumers with information on the ingredients, proper safety and handling and any potentially harmful effects of household products.
- Mayo Clinic
Information on Disease & Conditions , Symptom Checker, Drugs & Supplements, and Tests & Procedures.
The National Library of Medicine's MedlinePlus website contains trusted health information that is easy to understand.
- NIH SeniorHealth
Easy to read aging-related health information.
- PlaneTree Health Information
Subscribe to PlaneTalk: the PlaneTree Health Library Newsletter and receive healthy news you can use each month electronically.
- Top 100 Health Websites
100 health-related websites which meet the quality criteria of the Consumer and Patient Health Information (CAPHIS) Top 100 Committee.
Below are a few resources that may be useful to patrons seeking factual information on the Ebola epidemic occurring in West Africa.