Health & Fitness

A.D.A.M Health Library

This database provides reports on the most common diseases and wellness issues. Each report is an in-depth discussion of the latest information on treatments, risk factors, causes, diagnostic tests, and preventative measures. A full illustrated medical encyclopedia and a complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) resource library are also included. System requirements: Adobe Flash Player 10.

ABMS Directory (e-book)

Updated quarterly this resource provides biographical and professional information about board certified physicians and specialists / subspecialist. Please note: For a brief overview of the features, check out this DEMO. To begin your search, click on the "Search" tab.

Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Reference Handbook (e-book)

Provides an overview of the current scientific understanding of autism spectrum disorders, as well as a cultural and historical perspective on the controversies that plague the field.

Books 24x7 Well-Being Essentials (e-book)

Find e-books on health, fitness and personal growth.

Boy Culture: An Encyclopedia (e-book)

Provides a look into what it means to be a boy growing up in North America, covering everything from toys and games, friends and family, and psychological and social development.

Cultural Encyclopedia of Vegetarianism (e-book)

Explores the historical and cultural significance of vegetarianism in the United States and beyond.             

Disabilities Sourcebook (e-book)

Contains descriptions of major disabilities, their causes, and people who are disabled. It provides information about assistive and adaptive aids and sports and recreation equipment that can improve life for disabled individuals. Also included is information about the Americans with Disabilities Act, employment and workplace issues, and other financial and legal issues. In addition, the book contains a glossary and lists of resources for further help and information.

Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco: Learning About Addictive Behavior (e-book)

Articles in this database cover the range of topics related to addiction.

Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development (e-book)

Examines three key life stages from a sociological perspective, exploring how enduring experiences, as well as transitions and events such as childcare, education, stress, marriage, career, addiction, friendship, parenthood, disease, spirituality, and retirement influence the individual's life course. The life stages examined are: Childhood and Adolescence; Adulthood; and Later Life.

Environmental Health Sourcebook (e-book)

Provides basic consumer health information about the health effects of environmental hazards and diseases linked to environmental causes, with facts about the impact on specific populations.              

 

Family Health from A to Z (e-book)

Provides authoritative information on a wide variety of health care topics that affect individuals on a daily basis. The topics range from Adolescence to Cancer, Nutrition, and Sports Medicine.

Fast Food and Junk Food (e-book)

Examines the incredible power of junk food and fast food showing how nostalgic we are about them, the influence of the companies that manufacture or sell them, and their alarming affect on our country's state of health.            

 

Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders (e-book)

This database provides articles containing clear, complete information on genetic disorders, including conditions, tests, procedures, treatments and therapies. Please note: Information provided in this database should not be viewed as a means for self-diagnosis or as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Gale Encyclopedia of Senior Health: A Guide for Seniors and Their Caregivers, The (e-book)

Covers various issues related to one's aging body, how diseases affect it, and treatment options, including medications, for said diseases for this population. Also includes topics specific to the aging population, but beyond descriptions of medical diagnoses.

Human Body from A to Z (e-book)

Features a comprehensive source about the human organism, how it works, and what can go wrong and provides authoritative information on all the elements, large and small, that make up the human body.

Journal of the American Medical Association

Provides an overview of current peer reviewed medical research on a wide variety of topics. This database also includes multimedia content and information about specific medical specialties and topics.

Krames Go-To-Guide for Living Well with Asthma (e-magazine)

This is a comprehensive multimedia educational tool on asthma.
 

Krames Go-To-Guide for Living Well with COPD (e-magazine)

This is a comprehensive multimedia educational tool on COPD.
 

Krames Go-To-Guide for Living Well with Heart Disease (e-magazine)

This is a comprehensive multimedia educational tool on Heart Disease.

Krames Go-To-Guide for Living Well with Type 2 Diabetes (e-magazine)

This is a comprehensive multimedia educational tool on Type 2 Diabetes.
 

Krames Go-To-Guide on Living Well with Heart Failure (e-magazine)

This is a comprehensive multimedia educational tool on Heart Failure.

Krames Go-To-Guide on Maximizing Independence After Stroke (e-magazine)

This is a comprehensive multimedia educational tool on Maximizing Independence After Stroke.

MedlinePlus

Produced by the National Institutes of Health, this database provides consumer health information about diseases, conditions, and wellness. Included are a medical encyclopedia and a medical dictionary; tutorials on common conditions, tests, and treatments; medical videos; health information in Spanish; information on prescription and nonprescription drugs; health news from the media; and links to thousands of clinical trials. Please note: Information provided in this database should not be viewed as a means for self-diagnosis or as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Nutrition and Fitness (e-book)

Provides detailed information on a variety of topics that fall into the following subject areas: body; diet and nutrition; human behavior; illness, injury, and disorders; and prevention and cure.

Rough Guide to Men's Health, The (e-book)

Takes a look at the health and well-being of men and offers health advice. Learn how to improve performance with life coach strategies, how to identify the causes of health problems with key features on the back and gut, the best investments to consider in the fight for fitness, and those myths about health that can be safely ignored.

Salem Health (e-book)

Electronic access to articles on diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology, and medical issues. Also contains photographs and illustrations. This electronic resource includes the entire content of Magill's Medical Guide. Please note: Information provided in this database should not be viewed as a means for self-diagnosis or as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

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