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Online Resources: Health & Science

Resources marked restricted require an Iowa City Public Library card when accessed from outside the Library, and licensing restrictions limit access to residents of Iowa City and to areas covered by contracts for library service: rural Johnson County and the cities of Hills, Lone Tree, and University Heights.

American Hospital Directory

Directory of over 6000 hospitals.

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American Medical Association

Includes medical information and a doctor finder.

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Best Hospital Finder

Rankings from U.S.News & World Report.

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DocFinder

Information on doctors, including board actions.

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Health Info Iowa

The best health information source for Iowans.

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Health Source: Consumer Edition

Consumer information from up to 80 health magazines.

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Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Scholarly medical information from over 550 journals.

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Iowa HealthCare Collaborative

Provides medical data to improve hospital and clinic standards. Contains information on patient safety and statewide healthcare quality.

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Medline

Covers all areas of medicine, dentistry, nursing, health services, administration, nutrition, and much more.

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MedlinePlus

Provides access to extensive information about specific diseases and conditions and also has links to consumer health information from the National Institutes of Health, dictionaries, lists of hospitals and physicians, health information in Spanish and other languages, and clinical trials.

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NASA

News, links, mission schedules,images and more.

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Science Daily

Science news and feature articles seven days a week.

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Science.gov

A gateway to authoritative selected science information provided by US Government science agencies, including research and development results.

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World Health Organization

Health reports worldwide, including disease outbreaks, statistics, and newsletters.

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