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Available from any computer with a library card, provided by NC LIVE.
Available from any computer within a library building.
Contains many medical dictionaries, including Mosby’s.
The U.S. government’s site for information about the Affordable Care Act and the Health Insurance Marketplace. Find out if you qualify for lower cost health insurance and enroll right from the site.
Lab Tests Online
Get reliable, unbiased help understanding your lab results from this peer-reviewed website from the American Association for Clinical Chemistry.
Get quick, reliable information written for the lay person about many conditions from the National Library of Medicine. This site contains a medical encyclopedia, dictionary, current news, videos and a pharmaceutical drug encyclopedia.
Natural Medicines (formerly Natural Standard)
Evidence-based reviews on dietary supplements and complementary and alternative medicine therapies, including herbs, supplements, vitamins, diets, nutrition, exercise, and complementary practices and modalities.
NC Health Info
Find videos, local health care providers, and reliable health information. Also includes extensive information about health care for veterans, those currently serving in the military, and their families. A joint project from many libraries across the state of North Carolina.
NC Healthcare Help
Connects North Carolinians with free and low cost healthcare services. Maintained by the North Carolina Institute of Medicine.
ProQuest Family Health
Magazines and journals covering consumer health topics, such as sports injuries, women’s health, food and nutrition, midwifery, eye care and dentistry.
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source
Journals and dissertations covering nursing, allied health, and alternative and complementary medicine.