Health & Medicine

Today's Science 
Science news written for students. Includes full text of Today's Science On File from 1992 to the present. Today’s Science bridges the gap between textbooks and what’s happening in science today. Drawing on major scientific journals, magazines and newspapers in the United States and abroad, Today’s Science covers all the topics that today’s students study: health, the environment, technology, life science, physical science, earth and space science, and science and society.
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Reference USA is a searchable database that provides contact information and data on more than 14 million U.S. businesses and 120 million U.S. households. The directory contains verified, accurate data about industries and companies to help you research a potential investment, employer, or health provider. Updated monthly. 
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  • American Dietetic Association
    The American Dietetic Association offers different nutrition topics under the Healthy Lifestyle tab. The site contains nutrition tips, fact sheets, campaign information and many more links.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    The CDC offers the public the opportunity to learn about different diseases and the research that has been done, under Health Topics A-Z. It also has a link to view diseases that we may encounter while traveling.
  • Cover CA
    California is participating in the State-Based Exchange Marketplace. This means that the California is handling its own implementation of the federal program. Other states have chosen to participate in either their own State-Based Exchange Marketplace, the Partnership Exchange Marketplace, or in the Federal Exchange Marketplace.
  • Doctor Directory
    Search for doctors, hospitals, health plans, med schools, news and links, and clinical trials in the city and state of your choice.
  • Family Doctor
    This website offers health handouts, family health facts, drug information, self-care flowcharts, and herbal remedies. Search for specific health topics, and explore links to children, women, men and senior health.
  • Health Central provides health and family news (Health Headlines), a medical encyclopedia, drug information, and descriptions of various diseases and illnesses.
  • MyOptumHealth
    This site contains family health topics, fitness and weight calculations, healthy eating, travel tips, and information on alternative medicine. Some features require registration.
  • Vaccine Information
    Learn more about necessary vaccines for all ages, including immunization schedules and clinic locations near you. Includes Spanish-language resources.
  • WebMD Health
    WebMDHealth profiles topics on nutrition, medical conditions, and HMOs. Search for doctors, medical centers, clinical trials, and health plans.