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This American Medical Association site provides addresses, specialties, education and other background information on licensed physicians in the U.S. and its possessions. Search by physician name or medical specialty.


Encyclopedia of Food and Culture

Aimed at the nonspecialist reader interested in health and medicinal issues, the Encyclopedia examines a broad range of topics such as environmental health, drug abuse, epidemiology, nutrition, demographics and diseases. Includes overviews, definitions and biographical entries. appropriate for upper class high school and university students, professionals and the general public.

Presents current, unbiased information on alternative and complementary medical practices, including reflexology, acupressure, acupuncture, chelation therapy, kinesiology, yoga, chiropractic, Feldenkrais, polarity therapy, detoxification, naturopathy, Chinese medicine, biofeedback, Ayurveda, and osteopathy. Information on recommended therapies for specific disorders and diseases, medicinal uses for plants and herbs, are balanced by conclusions of studies on efficacy and analysis of current levels of acceptance by traditional scientists and doctors.

Comprehensive survey of 120 cancers, cancer drugs, traditional and alternative treatments, side effects and diagnostic procedures.

The set, which covers every major body system, is arranged into five main entry types: Diseases and Disorders; Development; Immunizations; Drugs; and Procedures. With a distinct emphasis on the health issues affecting children under the age of four, the Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health provides a much-needed service to new parents.


Gale Encyclopedia of Diets: A Guide to Health and Nutrition

Developed by librarians at the University of Illinois, this website provides links to commonly used health databases such as PubMed, as well as subject links for more than 30 health specialties, including aging, alternative medicine, genetics, medical imaging, oncology, substance abuse, toxicology and veterinary medicine.

Medem's Medical Library represents the full range of patient education information from our partner medical societies and other trusted sources. Contains information on various medical issues, as well as life stages, societal health, and nutrition.

Health information provided by the National Library of Medicine. Includes tutorials, a medical encyclopedia, a drug information, provider directories and more.

Home edition of the popular medical information guide.

Examines the relationship between food and health on a historical, national, and personal level. Analyzes how nutrition has affected quality of life, health, and fitness in various countries at different times in history. Looks at the connections between diet and such diseases as beri-beri and scurvy, and the role nutrition plays in conditions such as weight and height increases, diabetes, and obesity. Historical as well as contemporary methods of treatment are presented from an international viewpoint. Also included are biographies of influential figures in the field of nutrition and medicine, dietary trends within various cultures, profiles of major organizations such as UNICEF and the World Health Organization, and much more.

Source for prescription drug information. Includes an A-Z list of drugs, as well as a visual pill identifier