The following are databases to which the library has subscribed and websites that are affiliated with the library or host library-owned content. For an A-Z listing of all online resources, click here.
Broad resource for patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish. Published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Drug information books, written for the average person. Includes "how to" information for administering different types of medications. Identifies medications that... (read more)
Consumer-oriented health content, from mainstream to holistic medicine. Full text for more than 560 magazines and journals. 230 full-text health reference books and encyclopedias. Hundreds of medical images and diagrams.
Alternative and holistic approaches to health care and wellness. Full-text articles for more than 190 international, and often peer-reviewed journals. Subjects include acupuncture, aromatherapy, childbirth, Chinese medicine, chiropractic, creative therapies, cross-cultural therapies, energy medicine, herbalism, homeopathy, mind-body medicine... (read more)
Marathon County Pulse exists as a result of community partners seeing the value of having easily accessible and accurate data that describes the health and community conditions of Marathon County. Through funding from organizations in our area, Marathon County was able to create Marathon County Pulse, a platform that aids in making informed decisions... (read more)
26 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Powered by the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Articles available in BadgerLink resources will link to full-text content Some citations in PubMed include links to full-text content from PubMed Central, a free full-text archive of... (read more)
The following are third-party websites suggested by library staff for your consideration according to our Materials Selection Procedure. Use these websites at your own risk; they are not controlled or monitored by the library.
View the complete 2010 Affordable Care Act, section by section, on the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services website. Summaries of the law's most notable changes and the 2012 Supreme Court ruling on the ACA are also available.
The CDC provides credible information about diseases and health issues, including disease definitions and symptoms, public safety and travel bulletins, educational materials, and more.
This group's mission is to connect Wisconsin residents with appropriate insurance coverage and other programs that support health, and to promote effective use of these programs. A federally certified and state licensed navigator entity.
Created by the federal government, the Marketplace is a new way to find health coverage that fits your budget and meets your needs. Under the new health care law that takes effect 10/1/13, those without health insurance (or interested in different insurance) can use this site to explore their options and register for coverage.
Multimedia, statistics, FAQs and other resources intended to help consumers understand their options and responsibilities under the Affordable Care Act, provided by the non-profit / non-partisan Kaiser Family Foundation.
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.
Information for Veterans about mesothelioma and related lung diseases that may be caused by exposure to asbestos, including information on filing a claim with the VA and getting disablity benefits.
Provides consumer education materials and training tools for community representatives to support American Indians and Alaska Natives in understanding their rights and opportunities associated with health care reform.
View authoritative, FDA-approved summaries and prescribing information for prescription and over-the-counter drugs (under "Drug Information"), plus up-to-date drug-related alerts and recalls (under "Drug Communications"). These features of the site are free, no login required.
Providing credible health information, a supportive community, and educational services by blending award-winning expertise in content, community services, expert commentary, and medical review.
Affordable Care Act-related FAQs, forms and updates for consumers, businesses and insurance providers in Wisconsin.