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ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE

 
The online version of 1931 ed. of "A Modern Herbal" by Grieve. Has poison and recipe index. Each item has a description, medicinal use, and dosage information.
 
Frequently asked questions regarding herbal medicine and culinary herbs. Arranged by herb and by the condition they affect.
 
Describes complementary and alternative medicine. Health information includes acupuncture, herbs, clinical trials, how to choose a CAM practitioner. Includes a link for information in Spanish.
 
This non-profit organization combats health-related frauds, myths, fads, and fallacies. Original research with qualifications of writers given. Defines quackery; presents information on questionable products and services.
 

DIET & NUTRITION
 
7,500 recipes with links to 'Gourmet' and 'Bon Appetit' journals plus recent cookbooks. Can limit by type of preparation, ingredients, type of meal, special requirements such as 'low fat.' Menu suggestions included.
 
Many different food pyramids used as nutrition guidelines. Illustrations.
 
Provides detailed composition of foods.
 
Preventive medicine through nutrition from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
 

DIRECTORIES & REGISTERS
 
Licensed U.S. physicians by name (limited by state), specialty or condition.
 
Find out if a doctor is board certified.
 
Comparative data for most hospitals.
 
Searchable database of over 160,000 specialty healthcare services, facilities, businesses, and organizations.
 
The Arkansas State Board of Dental Examiners was established by the Legislature in 1887 to help protect the interest of Arkansas citizens.
 
List of all healthcare organizations for states and a doctor's directory and Medical school directory.
 
Includes licensed physicians and indicate possible types of disciplinary actions against them with names/numbers to contact for further information.
 
A searchable directory of drug and alcohol treatment programs nationally.
 

DISABILITIES
 
The American Foundation for the Blind removes barriers, creates solutions and expands possibilities so people with vision loss can achieve their full potential.
 
National Rehabilitation Information Center's searchable databases. Provides information for the last 20 years.
 
The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) is the nation's premier civil rights organization of, by and for deaf and hard of hearing individuals in the United States of America.
 
This directory was developed with information provided by each organization. All of the organizations are national and nonprofit and provide information on deaf and hard of hearing people and/or specific professional or consumer areas of interest.
 
A disability rights organization with an inclusion orientation.
 

DISEASES, DISORDERS & CONDITIONS
 
A comprehensive arthritis database with educational information on different types of arthritis, pain management, treatment options and FAQ's.
 
Compilation of recent articles on cancer for patients and their families.
 
Information on Communicable Diseases, Travel Health, and AIDS.
 
Alphabetical listing of a variety of diseases and treatments with current medical and health information.
 
Read about the disease of your choice from this standard medical reference source. You will have to read ads from the company and complete a free registration form to access the Merck Manual.
 
Covers the causes symptoms, diagnoses, tests, treatments and prognoses of health problems; the main systems of the human body, including the circulatory system, the endocrine system, special senses and much more; and a detailed examination of nutrition, and medical and mental health issues.
 

DRUGS
 
A Comprehensive Database Providing Drug Information and Adverse Interaction Information through the Standard Pharmaceutical Circulars for Physicians.
 
Explores the social, medical, legal and political issues related to drugs and alcohol and associated behaviors. Includes emerging topics and developments in the many fields of addiction studies.
 

This database is an insider's guide to healthcare research, development, and regulatory issues.

 

GENERAL
 
Find out information about physicians and peruse the latest copy of JAMA.
 
MLA's selection of health web links divided into major subject categories: General Health, Women's Health, Men's Health, Parenting & Kids Health, Seniors, Specific Health Problems, Drug Info, and Health Professionals.
 
Find information related to diseases and conditions, fitness and wellness, elder care, mental health, and nutrition.
 
Guide to reliable health information produced by the U.S. Government.  Four main sections: Health library, Just for You (Select topics pertinent to your age or condition), Health Care, Organizations.
 
Explains the new Affordable Care Act of the federal government. Select your state to find out what private insurance plans, public programs, and community services are available to you.
 
Enabling better healthcare decisions.
 

Information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more, with easy, subject-based search tree to help find just what you need.

 
Childhood infectious diseases, children's health for parents, children, and professionals.
 
A comprehensive website offering health and medical information to physicians and consumers.
 
Contains A-Z index of NIH health resources, clinical trials, MedlinePlus, health hotlines, current medical news, Grants & Funding opportunities, research training & scientific resources, Institutes, and Centers & Offices. Includes a link for information in Spanish.
 
Database for rare disorders with links to contacts and support groups.
 

This database includes journals and magazines covering an enormous range of health subjects, from sports injuries to women's health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry.

 
This database offers reliable, comprehensive journal coverage of clinical and biomedical topics, consumer health, health administration and more.
 

This database is a collection of reliable and relevant resources in the field of health administration, including journals and dissertations.

 

This database offers reliable, comprehensive coverage of the fields of nursing and allied health including journals, video, dissertations, reference books and more.

 
A free, unrestricted digital archive of peer-reviewed life sciences literature. Managed by the NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information) of the National Library of Medicine.
 
Salem Health brings online access to Salem Press’ award-winning health reference works.
 
The gateway to reliable information about science and technology from across Federal government organizations. Agencies covered are the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Interior; Environmental Protection; National Aeronautics and Space, and National Science Foundation.
 
Traveler databases offer magazines, books, encyclopedias, and other resources to all Arkansas residents. Research current events, science, business, health, notable people, hobbies, and much more from your library, school, home or office.  Ask how to access Traveler at your college/university, public library or school.