Books: Use the Library Catalog
List of items in the Henderson Library on the subject: Health 2
Link to subject heading Health
ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source
Includes abstracting and indexing for more than 690 titles, with over 570 titles in full text. This database provides users with healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine, and much more.
Databases related to health
A list of databases available through GALILEO. Funding for some of these databases is provided by the Zach S. Henderson Library and may have a limited number of simultaneous users.
Medline with Full Text (at EBSCOhost)
The database offers information related to the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and preclinical sciences. MEDLINE with Full Text provides full text for nearly 1,200 journals indexed in MEDLINE.
Proquest Nursing and Allied Health Resource
Proquest Nursing and Allied Health Resource
EBSCO Discovery Service Tutorials
Learn how to search the Google like search box for resources in the Henderson Library.
Library Research Modules
Learn how to use the library from 10 self-paced modules that include: : Introduction to Research : Select Library Terminology : Search Stratagies : GALILEO : GIL: Library Catalog : Internet & Other Resources : Evaluationg Sources, Critical Thinking, Active Reading : Citation Styles and Giving Credit : Copyright & Fair Use : Need Help?
Health Careers in Georgia
A manual detailing various health careers, including job outlook, salary ranges, and a directory of educational institutions in Georgia. This publication is produced through the partnership of the Georgia Statewide AHEC Network.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of the 13 major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which is the principal agency in the United States government for protecting the health and safety of all Americans and for providing essential human services.
The U.S. National Institutes of Health, through its National Library of Medicine, has developed ClinicalTrials.gov to provide patients, family members and members of the public current information about clinical research studies.
Consumer Reports: Health.org
From Consumer Reports, a range of useful information. Scroll to the bottom of the page, and click on "Health-care reform."
The CORAL HEN (Coalition of Regional and Academic Libraries Health Education Network)
The Coalition of Regional and Academic Libraries (CORAL) Health Education Network site is a gateway to quality consumer-oriented health information links. Coalition members are the Statesboro Regional Library, the Magnolia Coastlands Area Health Education
Families USA is a nonprofit advocacy organization for health-care consumers. Click on the link to "Health Reform Central" to see just about everything you need to know about the new law. To get a recap of the major changes, click on the link that begins "Help is on the way" on the homepage.
Designed to help Georgia’s citizens make better health care decisions by providing them with more information to consider when selecting health care providers and services.
Health Insurance Consumer Protections
This is straight from the Obama administration. Keep in mind, it helped write the law. Tune out the superlatives and compare the information with the facts from advocacy groups such as Medicare Rights Center.
Developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, healthfinder® directs you to selected online publications, clearinghouses, databases, web sites, and support and self-help groups, as well as the government agencies and not-for-profit organiz
Heath Insurance Providers
Click on "Health Care Reform" to see a timeline that's less descriptive than Kaiser's, but easier to grasp visually. The site belongs to an online insurance broker; if you're looking for health insurance, be sure to shop around other sites and brokers.
The March of Dimes summarizes key new provisions for women and children. Click on "In the news."
A team of Web-publishing professionals and medical experts work side by side to produce this site. Through this unique collaboration, you may access the experience and knowledge of the more than 2,000 physicians and scientists of Mayo Clinic.
The Medicare Rights Center summarizes key new provisions for seniors; click on the big box that says "learn more about health reform and Medicare."
MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformula
Merck & Co., Inc. is one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies. Merck is committed to providing excellent medical information, and, as part of that effort, continues to proudly provide all of The Merck Manuals on a not-for-profit basis as a serv
NOAH (New York Online Access to Health)
NOAH provides access to high quality consumer health information in English and Spanish. The NOAH volunteer editors do not write this information. Instead, librarians and health professionals in New York and beyond find, select, and organize full-text con
Nutrition.gov provides access to the best food and nutrition information from across the federal government and educational institutions; reliable information on nutrition, healthy eating, physical activity, and food safety for consumers, nutrition educat
Partners in information access for the Public Health Workforce
The Partners in information access for the Public Health Workforce helps the public health workforce find and use information effectively to improve and protect the public's health.
The Kaiser Family Foundation
The Kaiser Family Foundation Web site has a lot of thorough information. To get started, under "New & Noteworthy," click on "summary of the law" for a good synopsis, and on "timeline" to see when various provisions of the law are scheduled to kick in.
USAID is an independent federal government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State. Our Work supports long-term and equitable economic growth and advances U.S. foreign policy objectives by supporting: * economic growth, agriculture and trade; * global health; and, * democracy, conflict prevention and humanitarian assistance. We provide assistance in five regions of the world: * Sub-Saharan Africa; * Asia; * Latin America and the Caribbean, * Europe and Eurasia; and * The Middle East.
The U.S. government has made the fight against HIV/AIDS a top priority, not only for humanitarian reasons, but because the HIV/AIDS crisis threatens the prosperity, stability, and development of nations around the world. Since the inception of its international HIV/AIDS program in 1986, USAID has contributed more than $7 billion to fight the pandemic. Today, USAID is a partner in the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, the largest and most comprehensive HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment program in the world.