Health & Medicine Resources

 

› Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Website of the federal agency responsible for insuring public health and safety. Provides statistical information on a wide range of medical and safety topics. Primary source for the latest information on current public health issues.
 

› Children's Health Fund
Low-literacy health education materials to assist children and their families in learning about a variety of health related topics. Available in English and Spanish.

› CINAHL
CINAHL is the authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers. Provides indexing for 2,960 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. 

› Consumer Health Complete
Convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information. Search and browse within medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.
 

› FamilyDoctor.org
The mission of FamilyDoctor.org is to provide scientifically accurate information from a family medicine perspective to improve the health of all individuals and communities
 

› Go Ask Alice
Find answers to your most personal health-related questions and curiosities. 
 

› Health Finder
A government Web site where you will find information and tools to help you and those you care about stay healthy.
 

› Healthy Roads Media
A source of quality health information in many languages and multiple formats.

› Kid’s Health from Nemours
KidsHealth is the most-trusted source for physician-reviewed information and advice on children's health and parenting issues. For parents, kids, teens, and educators.

› Louisiana Health Topics
Publications available from the LA Department of Health and Hospitals. Click on a publication for different health topics. The Health Report Card offers yearly health statistics on Louisiana's health status, including statistics on births and deaths at the state and parish levels.
 

› Louisiana Vital Statistics
Louisiana Office of Public Health information on the health status of Louisiana's population: morbidity-related statistics, current assessments and prevention initiatives and recommendations to improve health status. Access to statistics on births, marriages and deaths at the state and parish levels also available.
 

› Mayo Clinic Medical Information
Gives information for diseases and conditions; symptoms; drugs and supplements; medical tests and procedures; first aid information; clinical trial information, and more.
 

› MEDLINEplus
The National Library of Medicine's information service for consumers. Provides authoritative information on diseases and drugs, an up to date medical encyclopedia and dictionary, and links to clinical trials
 

› National Institute of Health
Browse or search an extensive list of consumer health topics.

› PubMed
Provides access to over 14 million citations and summaries of articles dating back to the 1950's.