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Gear Up for Health Resources!


Manageable health informationon all kinds of health subjects is easy to find online . The Internet is becoming a source of health information for many people nationwide without coming to doctors or physicians for help. Instead many are empowered to find information on their own and then discuss the health issues with their doctors. However, experts and non-experts can post health information on the Internet. Some information may be inaccurate or biased medical information, but the list below includes many reliable health resources through MLS databases and outside of MLS that are worth looking into.


Consumer Health Complete

Designed to support the information needs of patients, Consumer Health Complete provides access to easily understandable health and medical information. You can search and browse medical encyclopedias, reference books, fact sheets and pamphlets, magazine articles, and more.


Health Source: Consumer Edition

Provides the full text of many consumer health magazines (including Better Nutrition, Harvard Health Letter, Men's Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times, and others), health-related pamphlets, and health reference books.


Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Provides over 500 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong, including full text from Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, Issues in Mental Health Nursing, Journal of Advanced Nursing, Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, Journal of Clinical Nursing, Journal of Community Health Nursing, Journal of Nursing Management, Nursing Ethics, Nursing Forum, Nursing Inquiry, and more.



MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more.


The following magazines are available for download from our Zinio magazine service:

Diabetic Living

Diabetic Living helps people with diabetes take control now! See how to thrive—what to eat, how to lose weight, how to achieve good blood sugars, what to know about medications, how to avoid complications, and more. And yes, you still can enjoy your favorite foods! All recipes are tested in the Better Homes and Gardens Test Kitchen.

Muscle & Fitness

Muscle & Fitness is your complete workout and diet manual. Get access to killer workouts, fitness inspiration, nutrition tips, and all-around awesome advice.

Runner's World

Runner's World is filled with powerful information that will help you run faster and farther and have more fun doing it! Every issue brings you the strategies, tips and advice to fuel your performance, prevent injuries, burn fat, shed stress, and achieve your personal goals.


Live life in Shape. Get expert style advice for your body type; confidence-boosting beauty solutions; the latest diet and nutrition news; workouts that really work; plus the best ideas for healthy living!

Spirituality & Health Magazine

Spirituality & Health is for people who wish to explore the spiritual journey-the journey to self knowledge, authenticity and integration. It offers you inspiration for the practice, people and ideas of the current spiritual reawakening. We cover all points of view on spiritual questions, drawing on the world's wisdom traditions as well as science, psychology, sociology and medicine.

Women’s Health

Women's Health readers strive to better their whole lives. And that's exactly why Women's Health reports on all the topics that interest them. In every issue you'll find topics on success strategies, nutrition, weight loss, health, fitness, special reports, sex & relationship, beauty breakthroughs, and style & fashion.

Yoga for Beginners

Essential guide for anyone who wants to start a yoga practice—or kick start a lagging one. Includes everything you need to get started–a guide to different yoga styles, and 5 easy practices you can do at home. Packed with information on essential poses, styles of yoga, home practice and a guide to mediation. Whether you are a beginner or restarting your practice, this magazine is all you need.


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