Dr William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library
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Health & Wellness Resource Center Health & Wellness Resource Center - Delivers magazines, journals, newsletters, newspapers, pamphlets, links to websites, and the latest edition of Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Includes information on Diseases and Conditions, Alternative Medicine, Drugs & Herbal Remedies, and Mosby's Medical, Nursing and Allied Health Dictionary. Includes videos from Healthology Inc.

Health Reference Center Academic Health Reference Center Academic (Infotrac) - Multi-source website providing access to full-text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources that offer reliable health information to researchers, including nursing and allied health students.

General OneFile General OneFile (Infotrac) - Source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics including healthcare. Over 12,000 titles, 7,800 full-text, 1,400 healthcare related. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily. Covers years 1980 - present.

Natural Standard - Complementary and alternative therapies. Founded by healthcare providers and researchers to provide high-quality, evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies.
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