Health and Wellness

From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, this website provides data resources, publications, research findings and reports, and other resources in an effort to improve safety and quality in healthcare. Información en español.

ClinicalTrials.gov 

A National Institutes of Health database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world.

Consumer Health Complete 

Browseable medical database including drug information, topic fact sheets, medical dictionaries, and eBooks. Available in the library and remotely from any computer with a Kansas IP address.

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 

This U.S. government site provides information on drug safety and availability, clinical trials, specific medications, and health updates.

Gale Health Reference Collection 

A collection of eBooks on a variety of health-related topics. Available from any computer with a Kansas IP address, or with your Kansas Library eCard.

Health Finder 

From the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, a consumer health resource with news, articles, personal health recommendations, and more.

Health Source Consumer 

Provides full-text access to consumer health magazines, reference books and health pamphlets. Available in the library and remotely from any computer with a Kansas IP address.

Health Source: Nursing and Academic 

This full-text database offers a trusted source of nursing and allied health literature, as well as drug information written for consumers. Available in the library and remotely from any computer with a Kansas IP address.

MEDLINE 

Information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and more. Created by the National Library of Medicine. Available in the library and remotely from any computer with a Kansas IP address.

Medline Plus 

The National Library of Medicine’s user-friendly health database created for consumers. It includes information about health topics, medicine, and supplements, as well as a collection of videos and health tools.

Needy Meds 

An information clearinghouse of assistance programs for affordable medications from pharmaceutical manufacturers and government resources.

PDR Health 

Browsable and comprehensive database of medication information including use, dosage, safety, storage and more about prescription and nonprescription drugs, herbal medicines, and supplements.

Pillbox 

From the National Library of Medicine, an easy to use pill identification database with information about drug labels, clinical trials, breastfeeding safety, and more.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection 

This database provides full-text coverage for a broad range of subjects in the fields of psychology, behavioral sciences and related disciplines. Available in the library and remotely from any computer with a Kansas IP address.

PubMed Central 

A free full-text archive of peer-reviewed biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the US National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).

Caregivers


Cancer.net: Being a Caregiver 

Resources, tips and information about caregiving for patients with cancer from the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Family Caregiver Alliance, The

Information, services, and support for caregivers including fact sheets on specific health conditions, statistics, public policy information, and reports. English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese. The FCA is a nonprofit, community-based

Children’s and Teens


American Academy of Pediatrics 

Comprehensive site for parents of infants to young adults, covering physical/mental development, health, safety and more.  Información en español.

KidsHealth 

Reliable and straightforward health, behavior and development information about children and teens, designed for parents, kids, teens, and educators. Información en español.

SuperKids Nutrition 

Offering health information for parents, kids and health educators with tips, toolkits, recipes, activities to promote healthy living for kids.

End of Life


Caring Conversations 

From the Center for Practical Bioethics, this free workbook for talking about end of life concerns, plus links to healthcare directives.

Compassion & Choices 

Advance Healthcare Directive Forms by state as well as other resources to enable and protect end-of-life choices.

Five Wishes 

From non-profit agency, Aging With Dignity, this resource provides simple, straight-forward approach to designate end-of-life choices. Información en español.

Latin American and Spanish


MedicLatina 

A full-text medical database of research and scientific journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers. Información en español. Available in the library and remotely from any computer with a Kansas IP address.

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