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A service of the Connecticut State Library and your local library

See also Health Resources - Autism, Codes of Professional Ethics, Health News, Nutrition and Videos, Podcasts, Interactive Tutorials and Live Chats.

Do you have a question about a personal health or medical concern? Ask your local public library, or contact Healthnet at 860-679-4055 (Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm) or by e-mail at richetelle@nso.uchc.edu (Healthnet is the Connecticut Consumer Health Information Network located at the UCONN Health Center in Farmington, CT)

In Connecticut

24-Hour Crisis Intervention Services in CT (CT Dept. of Health)

Access Health CT

American Academy of Home Care Physicians - New York Times article

Community Health Centers in CT (CT Dept. of Health) 

Connecticut League for Nursing

Connecticut Physician Profiles

Connecticut Mental Health Resources

Connecticut State Medical Society 

Connecticut's Network of Care for Behavioral Health (searchable database)

CT Flu Watch

CTHelpNet (services for senior citizens)

Ebola Outbreak 2014: Information Resources (National Library of Medicine)

Evaluating Internet Health Information: A Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine

Filing Complaints About Healthcare Providers with the CT Department of Health (online complaint form)

Find a Naturopathic Physician (CT Nauturopathic Physicians Association)

Guide to Nursing Schools/Programs in CT (Connecticut League for Nursing)

Healthcare Associated Infections Program (CT Dept. of Public Health)

HealthCare.gov

KidsMentalHealthInfo.com (Child Health & Development Institute of CT)

Nursing Home Facilities Licensed by the State of Connecticut Department of Public Health

Office of Health Care Access State of Connecticut

Resource Guides For Consumers (University of Connecticut Health Center, Lyman Maynard Stowe Library)

Simple Steps to Better Health: A Healthy Lifestyle (English)

Simple Steps to a Better Health: A Healthy Lifestyle (Español: Pasos sencillos hacia una mejor salud: Un estilo de vida saludable)

State of Connecticut Child Day Care Licensing Program

State of Connecticut Regulatory Action Reports (actions taken against licensed individuals and organizations by the Connecticut Department of Public Health)

General

America's Best Hospitals (US News & World Report annual survey) (Updated Annually)

  • Conversations between Dr. Bernadine Healy and Dr. Bruce Lytle, Chairman of Cardiothoracic Surgery at The Cleveland Clinic - Navigating the Hospital; Q & A: The Team; Q & A: The Cutting Edge (video)

American Academy of Home Care Physicians - New York Times article

American Heart Association - Patient Information Sheets

American Heart Association Professional Journals (Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology; Circulation; Circulation Research; Hypertension; Stroke)

BioMed Central (Biomedical research, peer-reviewed)

Cancer.Gov
(National Cancer Institute)

Clearinghouses
(Health Information Centers):

Aetna InteliHealth

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US Dept. of Health & Human Services)

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US Dept. of Health & Human Services) (español)

ClevelandClinicHealth

Healthfinder
(US Dept. of Health & Human Services)

Healthfinder (espanol)
(US Dept. of Health & Human Services) (español)

Health Information in Languages Other Than English (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

Mayo Clinic.com 

Federal Health Information Centers and Clearinghouses 

MEDLINEplus
(National Institutes of Health)

Medline Plus Spanish Version 

NIHSeniorHealth (National Institutes of Health)

Toll-free Numbers for Health Information 

Virtual Hospital (A Digital Library of Health Information) (University of Iowa)

Clinical Trials (search) (National Cancer Institute)

Clinical Trials Databases
(National Institutes of Health)

Clinical Trials Portal (Word Health Organization (WHO) - provides access to a central database containing the trial registration data sets provided by the registries listed on the right. It also provides links to the full original records.

Combined Health Information Database
(National Institutes of Health)

Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths (RID) and Press Release (June 27, 2007)

Consumer Health Brochures in Multiple Languages

Consumer Health Resources on the Internet (UCONN Health Center)

Deciphering Medspeak (Medical Library Association)

Drug Information
(National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health)

Drug Information Portal (National Library of Medicine)

Evaluating Internet Health Information: A Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine

Evaluating Websites for Consumer Health Information (UCONN Health Center)

FamilyDoctor.org

Family Health Guide (Harvard Medical School)

FDA-Approved Drug Products (searchable database)

Find A Doctor or Dentist, General and Specialized (National Library of Medicine)

Find a Hospital, Clinic or Healthcare Provider, General and Specialized (National Library of Medicine)

Find a Naturopathic Physician (American Association of Nauturopathic Physicians)

Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity, and the Prevention of Cancer: a Global Perspective (World Cancer Research Fund International/American Institute for Cancer Research, 2007)

H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu)

Harvard School of Public Health Symposia (streaming media)

Health & Medicine at the National Academies

Health Information in Multiple Languages (MedlinePlus)

Healthcare Associated Infections Program (CT Dept. of Health)

HealthCare.gov

Hospital Compare (U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services) (now includes Hospital Death (Mortality) Rates for specific conditions)

HospitalInspections.org (Association of Health Care Journalists)

InfoLine (call "211") 

Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

Interactive Media Library (NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital) 

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's OPENCOURSEWARE (OCW) 

Journal of the American Medical Association (AMA)
(citations and abstracts) (searchable)

JournalJunkie (podcasts for medical practitioners)

KidsHealth 

Medical Dictionary Index (MedicineNet, a network of doctors)

MedicineNet.com 

MedLine Plus Health News (past 30 days)

The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy
(17th Edition) (searchable)

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (National Institutes of Health)

National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology
(searchable database)

The New England Journal of Medicine
(Tables of Contents & Abstracts) (searchable)
(Full-text articles six months and older available with free registration)
(Search all MEDLINE abstracts; limit search by specific diseases)

The New England Journal of Medicine Audio Summary

The New England Journal of Medicine Videos in Clinical Medicine

Nursing Home Compare (provides detailed information about the past performance of every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country)

Open Access Journals

Public Health Code (all regulations pertaining to CT Dept. of Health)

PubMED and PubMed Tutorial and PubMed for mobile devices
(over 15 million citations for biomedical articles from MEDLINE and
additional life science journals back to the 1950's)
(National Library of Medicine)

PubMed Central (Life Science Journals, peer-reviewed)

Rare Disease Database (National Organization for Rare Disorders)

Recalls, Market Withdrawals, & Safety Alerts (FDA)

Reducing Environmental Cancer Risk: What We Can Do Now (The President's Cancer Panel)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (U. S. Dept.of Health and Human Services)

Teaching and Learning Resources (Federal Resources for Educational Excellence)

Tufts University OpenCourseware

World Health Organization - Health Topics

The World Health Report (World Health Organization)


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