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All Databases in Consumer Health ( is a best bet)
  • Academic Search Premier
    Scholarly journal articles and popular magazines covering all topics. A great database for beginning searches. 1980s-present (dates may vary).
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  • HerbMed
    Full text information about the use of health-related herbs. varies.
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  • Household Products Database
    Full text information from Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) on over 4,000 consumer brands. current.
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  • LexisNexis News
    National and international newspapers, news transcripts from TV and radio, and company financial reports. 1980s-current.
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  • MedlinePlus A Best Bet database
    Consumer health information, including extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.
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  • MedScape Reference A Best Bet database
    Formerly eMedicine. Medscape Reference has comprehensive clinical overviews of over 10, 000 conditions, procedures and drugs. Also contains images and interactive clinical tools. Access to MedScape Reference requires creating a free account. Current.
    Also Known As
    • eMedicine
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  • Natural Medicines (formerly Natural Standard)
    Evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies. Contains sub-databases: Foods, Herbs & Supplements, Health & Wellness, Comparative Effectiveness, Medical Conditions, and much more. current.
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  • PubMed
    Scholarly journal articles about health and medicine, nursing, audiology, and biology. PubMed includes the MEDLINE database, but has newer content and additional life science journals. PubMed is late 1940s-current. 1940s-current.
    Also Known As
    • Medline via PubMed
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