Health & Medicine Learning Tools
Curry Public Library offers books, audio books, DVDs, online collections, and more for your health and medicine research.
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Health & Medical Research
Health and Wellness Collection
Search a full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to alternative medical practices.
Health and Medicine Collection
Find up-to-date information on a range of health care topics. Best for students, researchers, and health care professionals.
Nursing and Allied Health Collection
Research full-text titles cited in CINAHL and other resources to support specialized care, treatment, and patient management.
Find authoritative periodical content supporting research in all fields of psychology.
Physcial Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection
Covers the fields of physical therapy, physical fitness, and sports medicine. Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine offers a wide spectrum of information, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research, and more.
Health & Medical Reference
This website is operated by the American Academy of Family Physicians, a national medical organization. All of the information on this site has been written and reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals. You can search health information for women, men, seniors, parents, and children in English and Spanish.
MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from the National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health, and other government agencies and health-related organizations. You can search health topics and drugs and supplements. MedlinePlus also has an encyclopedia with pictures, online tutorials, a medical dictionary, and surgical videos.
NIH Senior Health
Created by the National Institute on Aging and the National Library of Medicine, NIHSeniorHealth is a website for older adults. It contains aging-related health information that is easily accessible for family members and friends seeking reliable, easy to understand health information. Online videos are also available here.
PubMed comprises more than 23 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and Publisher web sites.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSA)
SAMHSA is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. This site offers resources to learn about behavioral health and find assistance.