health and medicine


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Licensing background and disciplinary information of physicians and other health care practitioners.

Data and statistics about more than 7,000 hospitals nationwide.


Reviews, ratings, recommendations, video clips and buying advice for thousands of products and services. Also includes health content from Consumer Reports Online Health.



NEW! A one-stop source for news, periodical articles and transcripts on a wide range of topics with coverage back to 1980 and millions of full-text articles.

U.S. government publications of all types (including monographs, journals, bulletins, annual reports, technical reports, congressional materials, etc.) and all formats (paper, microfiche, and electronic) with links to full-text when available.


Extensive list of Iowa health related websites and databases.

Consumer health information access to full-text consumer health magazines and reference books, including searchable full text for current health pamphlets.

An EBSCO resource of full-text scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines, proving indexing, abstracts and full-text for hundreds of nursing and allied health journals, many of which are peer-reviewed.


A FirstSearch resource. Index to periodical articles covering biomedical research and the clinical sciences including nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, allied health, and pre-clinical sciences.

Information about diseases, conditions and wellness issues from the National Institutes of Health.