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.
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.
Gale Virtual Reference Library: Medicine
A collection of reference eBooks focused on consumer health and medicine. Requires a Kansas State Library eCard for access.
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.
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.
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.
National Institutes of Health
Contains an A-Z index of NIH health resources, clinical trials, current medical news, and more. Información en español. Also, an easy guide to using NIH for research can be found here.
An information clearinghouse of assistance programs for affordable medications from pharmaceutical manufacturers and government resources.
Nursing & Allied Health Source
Articles and abstracts from nursing publications and other medical journals, for professionals and consumers.
Browsable and comprehensive database of medication information including use, dosage, safety, storage and more about prescription and nonprescription drugs, herbal medicines, and supplements.
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.
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).
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.
Reliable and straightforward health, behavior and development information about children and teens, designed for parents, kids, teens, and educators. Información en español.
Offering health information for parents, kids and health educators with tips, toolkits, recipes, activities to promote healthy living for kids.
End of Life
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.
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
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.