Health

Cares Denton- CAReS is a geographically specific needs based search engine. It allows citizens of Denton County to find Denton based social services for food, employment, education etc. We are also allowing entities that serve a public good to list their community programs on it. The idea is to help connect people with community services and do so in a meaningful way.

CDC.gov – Includes information about diseases and conditions, healthy living, travelers’ health, and emergency preparedness from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

ChooseMyPlate.gov - Provides practical information to individuals, health professionals, nutrition educators, and the food industry to help consumers build healthier diets.

Comparing Texas HMOs - An annual report of HMO consumer satisfaction. As a consumer you can use this report as one tool to guide your comparison of HMOs.

CuidadoDeSalud.gov - HealthCare.gov En Español

EBSCO Health Source Academic Edition *- Search scholarly full text medical journals.

EBSCO Natural and Alternative Treatments *- Medical conditions and their conventional and natural treatments.

Find A Topic*-Health includes information related to diseases and conditions, fitness and wellness, elder care, mental health and nutrition.

Gale Health Reference Center Academic*- Full-text peer-reviewed nursing and allied health journals.

Guide to Texas HMO Quality - An annual report of HMO consumer quality. As a consumer you can use this report as one tool to guide your comparison of HMOs.

Health.gov - Portal for health related resources and news from the U.S. Government.

HealthCare.gov - Learn how the Federal health care law affects you.

Human Body Maps - Explore the human body in 3-D. The site also includes a search function as well as information about a variety of health topics.

Ipl2 (Internet Public Library) - High quality information resources organized by librarians. The site covers a wide variety of topics.

MedlinePlus - A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health, the site offers information about various health topics as well as drugs and supplements.

PubMed - PubMed is the National Library of Medicine’s journal literature search system. It contains more than 27 million citations from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.

Salem Health - Magill's Medical Guide used for student research and use of general readers.

U.S. Department of Labor Disability Resources - Comprehensive information about disability related programs, services, policies, laws, and regulations.

WebMD - Offers health information and tools for managing your health.

* Provided by TexShare Databases: a program for the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.