The library has numerous books on health-related topics located in Dewey section 610. It can be difficult to keep up with publications on health information as guidance can change quickly. There is a lot of information online, so knowing where to look for trusted resources is crucial. Below there are several resources by topic. If you need additional assistance or if a topic you need help with is not listed, do not hesitate to reach out to librarians at the Adult Help Desk. We also have the Consumer Health Complete database that has health and medical information, articles, and reference books.

Database NameDescriptionIn-Library LinkRemote LinkLog-in Info
Consumer Health CompleteHealth and medical information from medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articlesIn-LibraryRemoteLibrary card number
  • How to Find Reliable Health Information Online - A useful guide for all ages from the National Institute on Aging
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - A component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that focuses on public health and safety
  • MyHealthFinder - A tool provided by to help see which screening tests and vaccines you need to stay healthy and provides access to various health topics and healthy living information
  • MedlinePlus - An online health information resource for patients and their families and friends provided by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world's largest medical library, which is a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Mayo Clinic - Updated daily, the site offers articles on illnesses and diseases, drugs, first aid, and more
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) - The U.S. Department of Health's research agency provides general health info, wellness toolkits, and more
  • PubMed - Provides citations for medical journal articles and links to full-text articles if they are available (Often includes highly technical information)