Health and Wellness


General Sources

Health & Wellness Resource Center
Medline Plus
2-1-1 Community Resources Directory
Healthnet: Connecticut Consumer Health Information includes Caregiving guide
Powersearch for articles on health issues and diseases
ICONN NewStand: NY Times & newspaper articles
America's Newspapers
NewsBank Science Source Collection

Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine 2005 4 vols.
Encyclopedia of Cancer, 2006 2 vols.
Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders 2005 2 vols
Encyclopedia of Medicine 2006, 5 vols




Health Resources

FDA: U.S. Food and Drug Administration Consumer Health Info
Oncolink Cancer Information
Lyme Disease Network Online
Merck Manual of Diagnosis & Therapy
Your Surgery
State Health Profiles

Compare Nursing Homes
Compare Hospitals

DailyMed: information about marketed drugs
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Library of Medicine
Healthlink Plus
Big Picture Book of Viruses
Johns Hopkins Antibotic Guide
Dirline: describes over 8,000 health organizations
Toxic Chemicals
Lab Test Online


Physicians & Dentists

American Dental Association
American Medical Association Directory of Doctors
Connecticut Physician Profiles
New York Physician Profiles
Connecticut Licensing Info Center : licensed health professionals


Food & Nutrition

Food & Nutrition Network
U.S. Government Nutrition links
Nutrition, Diet and Fitness
Obesity , and a review of diets
American Obesity Association
Obesity from Medline Plus



Exercise information and articles
Health & Fitness Tips


Alternative Medicine

Alternative Medicine Foundation
Alternative Medicine Home Page
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine


American Academy of Pediatrics



National Women's Health Information Center
Our bodies Ourselves



NIH SeniorHealth
Caring Today 
AARP Government programs 
Caring for Aging Parents