health and Medicine

Eresources and online databases related to health and medicine

Interested in consumer health & wellness and other medical information?

East Central Regional Library has these great tools and recommendations for you to check out!

Alt Health Watch

Full-text articles from more than 180 international journals and reports, this resource focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. *

Consumer Health Complete

A resource to support the information needs of patients and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated medicine.*

Health Source: Consumer Edition

Nearly 80 full-text, consumer health magazines, pamphlets, as well as over 130 health reference books and nearly 10,000 Clinical Reference Systems reports.*

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines, including strong coverage of nursing and allied health.*

Universal Class:

500+ lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units, designed and led by professional instructors to build deeper understanding and mastery of subject matter. Courses include videos, assignments, quizzes, tests, and options for interaction with other learners. Take multiple classes, video-audit a course, learn at your own pace.**

Selected websites:

  • Adult Mental Health Initiative (Region 7) — mental health resources for Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs & Pine Counties, & the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
  • Directory of Open Access Journals— Open access full-text scholarly and scientific journal articles regarding a variety of topics including technology, medicine, and more.
  • Mayo Clinic — Information on diseases, drugs, first aid, and more
  • MedlinePlus — Consumer health and medical info; search health topics, drug information, and a medical encyclopedia
  • MN Public Health Data Access Portal— Data on specific conditions or health topics, health equity, and information on local public health priorities presented by MN county.

*Subscription purchased by eLibrary Minnesota (ELM).

**Subscription purchased by East Central Regional Library.

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