Health & Medicine

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These resources include relevant Pioneer databases, Utah Internet resources, and national Internet resources.

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Pioneer Databases

These databases provide access to quality information that you won't find free on the Internet.

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Health Source Health Source - Consumer Edition [more informationMore information]
Full text consumer health magazines, books & pamphlets.
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Alt HealthWatch Alt HealthWatch [more informationMore information]
Find full-text articles on alternative health and medicine.
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EBSCOhost Biomedical Reference Collection - Basic Edition [more informationMore information]
Full text medical research for doctors, research scientist, students & specialists.
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GreenFile GreenFILE [more informationMore information]
Multidisciplinary resources health and the environment.
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EBSCOhost Health Source - Nursing/Academic Edition [more informationMore information]
Full text scholarly medical journals and drug patient education sheets.
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Kids Search Kids Search [more informationMore information]
Find resources on health for youth in grades K-8.
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Medic Latina Medic Latina [more informationMore Information]
Full text Spanish language database of medical research journals.
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MEDLINE MEDLINE [more informationMore information]
Full text medical information from the National Library of Medicine.
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Student Research Center Student Research Center [more informationMore information]
Find health resources for students in grades 6-12.
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Utah Government Publications Online Utah Government Publications Online [more informationMore information]
Find Utah government publications in the Utah Public Health Library.
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Selected Utah Health Resources

Eccles Health Sciences Library
Serves the educational, research, and clinical needs of health professionals, students and researchers at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center and through-out the Intermountain region.

The State of Utah's Health
Key facts health facts covering Utah's health. Includes: health indicators, obesity and obesity-related facts, and public health preparedness. From the Healthier America Project at Trust for America's Health.

Utah Administrative Code - Health
Effective rules issued by agencies of the state of Utah.

Utah Department of Health

Utah Bureau of Health Promotion
The Bureau’s programs, with public and private sector partners, deliver effective health promotion and prevention services and education in communities, schools, worksites, and health care settings. The programs are:

Utahealthnet
Utahealthnet is a statewide consumer health information infrastructure project. Provides access high quality health information, resources, services and programs.

Utah Health Information Network (UHIN)
The mission of UHIN is to provide the consumer of health care services with reduced costs, improved health care quality and access.

Utah Medicaid
Find information about Utah's Medicaid Program here such as general information on who may qualify,how to apply, and what are the benefits.

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National Resources

A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia
The A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia includes over 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries. It also contains an extensive library of medical photographs and illustrations.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Information about Medicare and Medicaid programs. Search the Medicare Coverage Database, Physician Fee Schedule Search, and Firststep (benefits for the homeless).

HCUPnet
HCUPnet is a free, on-line query system based on data from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). It provides access to health statistics and information on hospital inpatient and emergency department utilization.

Healthcare 411
Healthcare 411, a news series produced by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), gives consumers information they can use to improve the quality of their health care and help them navigate the health care system.

healthfinder.gov
Links to carefully selected information and Web sites from over 1,500 health-related government and nonprofit health and human services organizations.   

ipl2 - Health & Medical Sciences
Covers all aspects of health and medicine, from diseases, illnesses and disabilities to fitness, nutrition and well-being. ipl2 is the result of a merger of the Internet Public Library (IPL) and the Librarians' Internet Index (LII).

MedWorm
MedWorm is a medical RSS feed provider as well as a search engine built on data collected from RSS feeds. MedWorm collects updates from over 6000 authoritative data sources (growing each day) via RSS feeds. From the data collected, MedWorm provides new outgoing RSS feeds on various medical categories that you can subscribe to, via the free MedWorm online service, or another RSS reader of your choice, such as Bloglines, Newsgator, Google Reader or FeedDemon. Search or browse by category.

National Women's Health Information Center (NWHIC)
NWHIC is a reliable and current information resource on women's health. NWHIC offers FREE women's health information on more than 800 topics through the call center [800-994-9662 or 888-220-5446 (TDD)] and web site.

NLM Gateway
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Gateway is a Web-based system that lets users search simultaneously in multiple retrieval systems at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). It allows users of NLM services to initiate searches from one Web interface, providing "one-stop searching" for many of NLM's information resources or databases. It is being developed by the Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications (LHNCBC) at the National Library of Medicine (NLM), a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

PubMed
PubMed is a free service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 18 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources.

USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference 
An online search from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Agricultural Research Service provides the nutrient content of 7,519 different foods.

www.health.gov
A portal to the Web sites of a number of multi-agency health initiatives and activities of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and other Federal departments and agencies.

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