Looking to find a doctor or general information about health? The following resources are an excellent starting point.
Family Doctor (http://www.familydoctor.org/)
Health information for the whole family from the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Genetics Home Reference (http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/)
Your guide to understanding genetic conditions.
Get Healthy (http://www.gethealthyclarkcounty.org/)
The Southern Nevada Health District′s Get Healthy web site provides information and resources to help our community eat better, get physically active and live tobacco-free.
Featuring Harvard Medical School's consumer health information.
New York Online Access to Health in Spanish and English.
America’s Health Rankings (http://www.americashealthrankings.org/)
America's Health Rankings® tracks the state of our nation's health. This analysis provides a comprehensive perspective on our national health issues, state by state. The 2010 Rankings features an interactive map where you can explore these statistics, compare states side-by-side, and learn what we can do to improve our health in the future.
Healthy People 2020 (http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/default.aspx)
Healthy People 2020 - Improving the Health of Americans.Provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans
Internet Mental Health (http://www.mentalhealth.com/)
Disorders, diagnosis, medications and more!
Merck Manuals (http://www.merck.com/pubs)
View the manuals online or download them to your pda/smartphone.
American Family Physician (http://www.aafp.org/online/en/home/publications/journals/afp.html)
Contains articles on subjects relevant to the family physician's practice, summaries of selected articles from other medical journals and much more. (In-library use only.)
CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) (http://0-search.ebscohost.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/login.aspx?authtype=uid&user=lvccld&password=library&profile=ehost&defaultdb=rzh)
CINAHL is an index to literature in nursing and allied health sciences. It covers over 1,200 journals, and offers full-text of more than 300 different health journals. (Requires a valid Library card & PIN)
Health & Wellness Resource Center (http://0-infotrac.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/itweb/lvccld_main?db=HWRC&id=52et2001TGG)
Search over 400 health and medical journals, encyclopedias and dictionaries, hundreds of pamphlets, health news from around the globe and access to key health Web sites. (Requires a valid Library card & PIN)
National Library of Medicine's MEDLINEplus (http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/)
Health information selected by the National Library of Medicine.
Searches professional journals and provides abstracts of articles.
General Family Health (http://www.lvccld.org/library/hot_topics/topic.cfm?guideID=95)
Physicans, Hospitals & More (http://www.lvccld.org/library/hot_topics/topic.cfm?guideID=96)