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Health & Wellness: Consumer Health Information

Information on medicine, health & wellness from databases, books and magazines in Mesa County Libraries.

Health websites

Medline Plus Home Page

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    • CDC is the nation’s leading science-based, data-driven, service organization that protects the public’s health.
    • Website operated by the American Academy of Family Physicians to provide consumers with health information on a wide variety of topics.
  • Genetics Home Reference
    • Consumer friendly genetics information prepared by the National Library of Medicine with lots of good links to additional websites.
  • Health Information from the Cleveland Clinic
    • Sponsored by the Cleveland Clinic, a nonprofit academic medical center, this site provides access to nearly 5,000 health articles, videos, and tools to help you manage your health.
  • Informed Health Online - IQWiG
    • The Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Healthcare (IQWiG), is an independent, non-government, non-profit foundation that publishes evidence-based consumer health and patient information.
  • Mayo Clinic
    • Consumer health information provided by Mayo Clinic experts.
  • MedlinePlus Información de salud para usted
    • MedlinePlus es un servicio informativo en línea de salud para pacientes, familiares y amigos.
  • Mesa County Public Health
    • The Mesa County Public Health Website provides information on health conditions affecting Mesa County and offers alternatives for residents to have a healthier lifestyle.
  • National Handwashing Awareness Week
    • The Legacy Community Health website offers information about the importance of handwashing to prevent the spread of germs and infections.
  • National Influenza Vaccination Week
    • The CDC website offers information that helps prevent Influenza (Flu).
  • National Library of Medicine
    • The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is a leader in research in biomedical informatics and data science and the world's largest biomedical library.
  • National Resource Directory
    • The National Resource Directory (NRD) is a resource website that connects wounded warriors, Service Members, Veterans, their families, and caregivers to programs and services that support them.
  • Top Health Websites from the Medical Library Association
    • The Medical Library Association (MLA) believes that quality information is essential for improved health. MLA aspires to be the association of the most visible, valued, and trusted health information experts.

Merck Manuals - Online Fulltext Publications

  • Merck Manuals
    • Online full text versions of the Merck Home Health and Pet Health manuals.