Health and Medicine

Medline via Firstsearch

Medline indexes and abstracts journals in the field of medicine. Call the Thomas Ford Reference Desk for a user name and password.

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Health and Medicine Resources for Consumers

Top 100 List: Health Websites You Can Trust

Web sites chosen by Consumer and Patient Health Information Section of the Medical Library Association.


American Hospital Directory: Hospital Profiles

Medical Literature


MedlinePlus provides health information from the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. In addition to articles on 750 diseases, conditions, and wellness, there are medical dictionaries, drug profiles, and health alerts.