Health & Wellness

Databases

Alt HealthWatch from EBSCO Host
This alternative health database provides full text for more than 140 publications in the collection, including full text for many peer-reviewed journals. Alt HealthWatch provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine dating back to 1990.

Consumer Health Complete (EBSCOhost)
Full text journals, magazines, and reference books from EBSCOhost dealing with health, wellness, fitness, and nutrition. Coverage includes a focus on the complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health and wellness. Browse medical, health-related and drug reference books. Read articles on health and fitness. Find sources for alternative health information.

Health and Medical Databases from EBSCOhost
If you're looking for health or medical-related information or articles, check out this collection of databases from EBSCOhost.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
This resource provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong, including full text from Creative Nursing, Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, Issues in Mental Health Nursing, Journal of Advanced Nursing, Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, Journal of Clinical Nursing, Journal of Community Health Nursing, Journal of Nursing Management, Nursing Ethics, Nursing Forum, Nursing Inquiry, and many more. In addition, this database includes the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

MEDLINE (EBSCOhost)
(U.S. National Library of Medicine) -- The National Library of Medicine's (NLM) premier bibliographic database covering the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences. Contains bibliographic citations (e.g., authors, title, and journal reference) and author abstracts from over 3,900 biomedical journals published in the United States and 70 foreign countries during the current four years. Contains over 9 million records dating back to 1966.

NetWellness
(University of Cincinnati) -- Includes periodicals (indexing to over 150 titles with selective indexing and full text of health-related articles from over 2500 general interest periodicals), pamphlets (full text coverage of over 500 medical education pamphlets) and reference books (full text coverage of Mosby's Medical Dictionary, The People's Book of Medical Texts, Oryx Press Consumer Health Information Source Book, USPDI Drug Information in Lay Language, and Columbia University Complete Home Medical Guide.

United Way: First Call For Help
In an effort to increase access to a wide range of health and human services in Cuyahoga County, United Way Services' First Call For Help (FCFH) has developed a web based version of its "Reference" database. Access more than 1,000 agencies, 4,000 programs, and 10,000 services in our area by searching this valuable online resource.

Websites

Health Insurance Marketplace - Affordable Care Act
Beginning January 1, 2014, most individuals will be required to have insurance coverage, or pay a penalty under the new laws going into effect. 

Mayo Clinic
More than 3,300 physicians, scientists and researchers from Mayo Clinic share their expertise to empower you to manage your health.

Pregnancy.org
Articles and blogs covering topics from pre-conception to after the birth. Pregnancy Tracker tool.

United Way’s 2-1-1 - Geauga County
Serving Cuyahoga, Ashland, Geauga, Lawrence, Medina, Portage, Wayne, and Holmes Counties
. A free community service you can use to get information about social, health and government resources 24 hours a day, every day. Simply dial 2-1-1 or browse our online directory to find the resources you need.