Health and Medicine

Focuses on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

Articles form nursing and allied health publications. Designed for students and health-care professionals.

Health Source: Consumer Edition
Information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine, and general health.

Health Source: Nursing / Academic
Articles from over 600 periodicals on nursing and allied health.

Medline with MeSH
Authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, the health care system, veterinary medicine, and pre-clinical sciences.

Contains millions of citations from thousands of biomedical and life science journals. Extending back to 1946, annual input now exceeds 700,000 citations.


Reliable information on alternative medicine, consumer health, nursing, and pharmaceuticals.

Articles on anthropology, behavior, emotions, experimental methods, mental processes, observational methods, psychiatry, and psychology.

Provides bibliographic citations and abstracts from the core journal literature in all areas of toxicology, including chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pesticides, environmental pollutants and mutagens and teratogens.
General Health Websites
American Medical Association
Find out if your doctor is AMA certified.
CDC Stacks is a digital archive of research and literature produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 
Family Health Portrait
This tool from Surgeon General allows you to save, print and share your family health history.
Guides for healthy living, information on disease management, interactive health tools, and links to medical providers and facilities from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Johns Hopkins
Find medical research, patient care and consumer health information.
Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical facility dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of many complex illnesses.
Medline Plus
Contains both a medical encyclopedia and dictionary, extensive information on prescription/nonprescription drugs, and links to thousands of clinical trials.
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Official website of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), one of the world's foremost medical research centers.
Individuals can make a request for health information through a reference librarian at the library or by calling, faxing, or e-mailing the Planetree Service directly. A medical librarian will use a variety of resources to create a customized information packet.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Library
Search for medical information using one of our local academic medical library centers.
Up-to-Date Patient Information
Helps patients better understand management and treatment options.