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Medicine and Health
All Available Subject Guides
You may want to learn more about a new fitness program or diet, or perhaps you want further information on a medication prescribed by your doctor. No matter what you need to research regarding health and medicine, it's important to get information that is current and reliable.
This guide will help you find resources available through the library on a variety of topics related to health and medicine, including information about drugs, fitness, diseases, alternative medicine, and much more.
The following are part of the Upper Arlington Public Library's premium resources. Unless you are in one of our library locations, you will need your library card number and PIN in order to access them. Please note: Links to our databases open in a new window or tab in your browser.
Consumer Health Complete - Provides a comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content which is designed to support patients' information needs.
ReferenceUSA - This database includes an extensive and detailed healthcare directory. A custom search will allow you to narrow down physicians or dentists not only by location and specialty, but even by age, gender, medical school information, and much more.
These are just a few titles available for use in the Reference Department of the Main Library related to Health and Medicine.
Issues of the following newsletter titles are kept up to a year in the library. See a reference librarian for information on how to search for specific topics, or access older issues.
Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) is the home to the library's collection of reference eBooks. Like our reference databases, these e-books are available anywhere, anytime of day to anyone with an internet connection and UAPL library card number and PIN.
“Best of” Lists
Find the current Best Docs and Top Dentist lists from Columbus Monthly at the Reference Desk.
Some current issues of the following magazine and journal titles are available for checking out, while in some cases older issues may be accessed at the Main Library's Reference Department. Follow the links to the catalog or see a librarian for more information:
- Arthritis Today
- Diabetes Forecast
- JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association
- Men's Health
- Muscle and Fitness
- Muscle and Fitness Hers
- Natural Health
- Natural Solutions (Available at Lane Road)
- New England Journal of Medicine
- Psychology Today
- Scientific American Mind
- Weight Watchers
- Women's Health (Available at Lane Road)
- Yoga Journal
Also, check out digital copies of more health-related magazines, including Men's Fitness, Women's Health, and Spirituality and Health through the library's Zinio Collection.
These recommended websites are chosen by a Reference Librarian as reliable sources for information related to Health and Medicine.
- Best Hospitals - US News
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Cleveland Clinic Health Information Center
- Search - PubMed
- Family Doctor
- HealthInfo Translations
- Hospital Compare
- Lab Tests Online
- Merck Manuals
- National Institutes of Health - Health Information
- NCHS Data Brief - Print copy also available in Reference Department of Main Library
- NIH Senior Health
- Official AMA Home Page
- RxList - The Internet Drug Index
- The Mayo Clinic