Updated: 23 Nov 2004
WI Health Resources:
24 Hour Call Services
WI Govt & Insurance
Doctors & Hospitals
Diet & Nutrition
First Aid & Safety
Who Can You Trust?
Best sites on current topics:
Influenza (Flu) Season (Oct.-Apr.) | Pneumonia
Flu (WHO) | Avian
Flu / Bird Flu - CDC facts | Buying
Drugs from Canada
Health & Medicine News - national focus.
Wasting Disease | Mad
Cow Disease & Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
Who Can You Trust?:
To Know About Evaluating Medical Resources On the Web
your topic for current fraudulent claims.
Local, Wisconsin, and subject specific sites are to the left;
below are key library online resources and tips
for searching health topics on the web.
Gale Databases: Health & Wellness Resource Center
- Excellent all-in-one site for searching any health related
When accessing from home, use your library barcode.
Free to you only through your library, this database
has online content and quality unavailable on the free web.
Searching your topic will result in: a spell check of your
search terms, a medical dictionary,
- related subtopics, fulltext journal articles, encyclopedia,
drug finder, health news, health assessment tools, directory
of organizations, links to related websites, great bibliographies
of current relevant books on your topic, and more.
Health Source-Consumer Edition
- Available online to all Wisconsin residents as part of the
BadgerLink searchable fulltext and indexed magazine article
databases. To access, you may need your library card barcode.
See also: "Other
Databases: EBSCO Magazines (via BadgerLink)".
Health & Medicine
Residents of NE Wisconsin have online
access anywhere, anytime to aprox. 8,000 netLibrary
e-books accessible to them through their public libraries.
Ask your local
library for details.
Title Lists: Ebooks
on Health & Medicine | Ebooks
by Subject | Ebooks
How to use the
web for Health & Medicine Topics:
- Start with a Search
Strategy to save time and frustration.
- Use the guideposts to the left for quick, subject-specific
sites you can trust; or use
- the Indexes / All-in-one Sites to
search any medical topic.
Who Can You Trust & Quackwatch
will give you a critical eye for health info. on the web.
The CBTL Health & Medicine guidepost is for informational