Health Resources - Good for all topics
A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia - The A.D.A.M. Health Illustrated Encyclopedia from MedlinePlus includes over 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries. It also contains an extensive library of medical photographs and illustrations.
Consumer Health Complete (EBSCO) - Articles, videos, images, current events, fact sheets. Includes up-to-date medical and health information on many topics, from alternative medicine to daily health care.
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends.
NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty.
TeensHealth TeensHealth has doctor-reviewed info to help you be your best in body and mind. Get facts and advice on nutrition, moods, infections, body image, and more!
Excellent Websites (Drug Topics)
- National Institute of Drug Abuse
- NIDA for Teens - EXCELLENT! - Section on celebrities and drug abuse and real life drug abuse stories, stats and Infographics
- NIH Easy to Read Drug Facts - easy to read, great for intro
- Drugs and Your Body Interactive
- Just Think Twice: Drug Facts
- Scholastic Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body
- Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Drug Fact Sheets
- The Medicine Abuse Project aims to prevent half a million teens from starting to abuse medicine. (prescription drug abuse) EXCELLENT!
- Smokefree Teen - This site is designed and run by people at the National Cancer Institute. We want you to take control of your health. And that's why we developed this site.
Sources for Copyright Friendly Images
Find reliable information for your research projects with just one search. (INFOhio username and password)
Student Resources in Context
Gale Science in Context
Gale Power Search
Great to use for images!
Need a Book? Search the LMC Catalog
Search Cuyahoga County Library Catalog
Search USA.Gov -
Find Health Resources from the Government
Sweet Search for Students
Instagrok Visual Search Engine
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