Primary sources for Consumer Health
Covers cancer information, for professionals and the the general public, includes clinical trials. Mostly full text. Provided by the National Cancer Institute.
(National Library of Medicine)
Covers information about currently marketed drugs. Contains the most recent drug labeling information from the Food and Drug Administration. Full text. Available from your MUSC Library through the National Library of Medicine. NLM regularly uploads this information from the FDA.
MedlinePlus: Herbs and Supplements
from MEDLINE Plus,consists of MedMaster™ from the American Society of Health-system Pharmacists and a subset of the Natural Standard Herbs and Supplements.
Drug Information Portal
(National Library of Medicine)
Covers over 12,000 drugs from clinical trials through the marketplace. Mostly full text. Provided by the National Library of Medicine.
Drugs @ FDA
(U.S. Food and Drug Administration)
Covers official information about FDA approved brand name and generic drugs and therapeutic biological products including prescription and over-the-counter human drugs and therapeutic biologicals currently approved for sale in the United States, discontinued drugs and "Chemical Type 6" approvals. Contains most of the drug products approved since 1939. Provided by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
eMedicine Health
Covers consumer health, emergencies, and first aid. Mostly full text. Provided by the WebMD Network.
Hands on Health - South Carolina
Covers consumer health issues of interest to South Carolinians. Mostly full text. Provided by the MUSC Library in partnership with the Duke Endowment.
MEDLINEplus includes information on health topics: conditions, diseases, wellness plus a medical encyclopedia. Drug information about generic and brand name drugs is available. Dictionaries provide spellings and definitions of medical terms. Directories supply locations and credentials of doctors, dentists and hospitals. Other resources provide access to organizations, consumer health libraries, international sites, publications, MEDLINE and more. Current health news is featured as well as links to clinical trials.
Treatment Tracker
Medicare recently released, for the first time, details on 2012 payments to individual doctors and other health professionals serving the 46 million seniors and disabled in its Part B program. Part B covers services as varied as office visits, ambulance mileage, lab tests, and the doctor’s fee for open-heart surgery. Use this tool to find and compare providers.
The Body: A Multimedia AIDS and HIV Resource
(Body Health Resources Corporation)
A consumer health resource providing information about diagnosis, treatment, support groups and other issues.