Health & Medicine Resources
› Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Website of the federal agency responsible for insuring public health and safety. Provides statistical information on a wide range of medical and safety topics. Primary source for the latest information on current public health issues.
› Children's Health Fund
Low-literacy health education materials to assist children and their families in learning about a variety of health related topics. Available in English and Spanish.
CINAHL is the authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers. Provides indexing for 2,960 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health.
› Consumer Health Complete
Convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information. Search and browse within medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.
The mission of FamilyDoctor.org is to provide scientifically accurate information from a family medicine perspective to improve the health of all individuals and communities
› Go Ask Alice
Find answers to your most personal health-related questions and curiosities.
› Health Finder
A government Web site where you will find information and tools to help you and those you care about stay healthy.
› Healthy Roads Media
A source of quality health information in many languages and multiple formats.
› Kid’s Health from Nemours
KidsHealth is the most-trusted source for physician-reviewed information and advice on children's health and parenting issues. For parents, kids, teens, and educators.
› Louisiana Health Topics
Publications available from the LA Department of Health and Hospitals. Click on a publication for different health topics. The Health Report Card offers yearly health statistics on Louisiana's health status, including statistics on births and deaths at the state and parish levels.
› Louisiana Vital Statistics
Louisiana Office of Public Health information on the health status of Louisiana's population: morbidity-related statistics, current assessments and prevention initiatives and recommendations to improve health status. Access to statistics on births, marriages and deaths at the state and parish levels also available.
› Mayo Clinic Medical Information
Gives information for diseases and conditions; symptoms; drugs and supplements; medical tests and procedures; first aid information; clinical trial information, and more.
The National Library of Medicine's information service for consumers. Provides authoritative information on diseases and drugs, an up to date medical encyclopedia and dictionary, and links to clinical trials
› National Institute of Health
Browse or search an extensive list of consumer health topics.
Provides access to over 14 million citations and summaries of articles dating back to the 1950's.