Health / Medicine

Alt Health Watch

Alt Health Watch focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It provides full-text articles from more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals, reports, proceedings, and association and consumer newsletters. In addition, there are hundreds of:

  • Book excerpts
  • Booklets
  • Original research
  • Pamphlets
  • Special reports

Health Reference Center Academic

Health Reference Center Academic is a one-stop, full service resource for health-related research. It provides an integrated collection of general interest health and fitness magazines, medical and professional periodicals, reference books, and pamphlets.

Health Source: Consumer Edition

Health Source: Consumer Edition contains authoritative health-related information including the full text of nearly 300 full-text, consumer health magazines. Also included are more than 4,500:

  • Clinical Reference Systems reports (in English and Spanish)
  • Clinical Pharmacology, which provides access to 1,100 drug monograph entries and 2,700 patient education fact sheets
  • Merriam-Webster’s Medical Desk Dictionary

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition contains full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines with particularly strong coverage of nursing and allied health topics. Abstracts and indexing for an additional 550 journals are also included.


MedicLatina es una colección de revistas de investigación médica publicadas por renombradas editoriales de Latinoamerica y España. Esta base de datos contiene las tablas de contenido y el texto completo en formato PDF de alrededor de 100 revistas de medicina avaladas por profesionales en la medicina. MedicLatina abarca una amplia gama de temas como lo son:

  • Biomedicina
  • Cardiología
  • Investigación clínica
  • Investigaciones en cáncer y hematología
  • Nefrología
  • Neurología
  • Patología clínica
  • Pediatría
  • Reproducción humana


MEDLINE contains authoritative medical information on:

  • Dentistry
  • The health care system
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Preclinical sciences
  • Veterinary medicine, and much more

Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals. 

Included are citations from:

  • HealthSTAR
  • Index Medicus
  • Index to Dental Literature
  • The International Nursing Index

Natural & Alternative Treatments

Natural and Alternative Treatments (NAT) is a complementary and alternative medicine database designed for the consumer-health researcher. The database contains almost 200 articles on medical conditions, presenting in an evidence-based manner the alternative medicine therapies proposed for use in their treatment. 

It also contains detailed, evidence-based information on herbs and supplements, functional foods, and other alternative therapies such as acupuncture and homeopathy. An additional section, linked to the others, provides comprehensive information on drug/herb/supplement interactions.

Salud en Español

Salud en Español; el contenido que se encuentra en esta sección incluye una coleccíon diversa de temas de salud:

  • Cuidado de bebé y niño
  • Enfermedades
  • Envejecimiento y bienestar
  • Medicina alternativa
  • Primeros auxilios