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EBSCO Magazines & Journals »
Find articles from general interest magazines and scholarly journals, including Consumer Reports on Health, Fit Pregnancy, Harvard Health Letter, Health, Nutrition Action Healthletter, and Prevention.
Health and Medicine Reference Collection » teen pick
Find overviews of diseases, conditions, and medical procedures and therapies in this collection of medical encyclopedias.
Search short descriptions of articles in the biomedical research literature. Primarily aimed at doctors and medical researchers, the database allows users to identify articles by subject in over 5,000 journals in medicine and related fields.
MedlinePlus » teen pick
MedlinePlus in Spanish » en español
Aimed at the general public, MedlinePlus offers answers to everyday (and not so everyday) health questions from trusted sources. Find overviews of conditions and diseases, information on staying healthy, drug information, the latest news from the world of medicine and more.
PDR.net is the online version of the Physicians’ Desk Reference, a drug information source for physicians and others who write prescriptions. For articles written for consumers/patients, consult the articles in the Drugs & Supplements section of MedlinePlus.
ProQuest Newspapers » teen pick
Find articles from hundreds of newspapers and newsfeeds from around the world. Papers covered include the Chicago Defender, Chicago Tribune, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights), New York Times, USA Today, Globe and Mail (Canada), The Times (London), The Times of India and Daily Yomiuri (Japan).
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source »
Find complete, full-text information from leading nursing and related publications.