Have you been recently
diagnosed with a condition or disease? Are you confused
by all the drug ads on tv?
these online resources for
Free & Reliable Consumer Health
Through the generosity of
the Health Learning Centers at Northwestern Memorial
Hospital in Chicago, you can now access their growing
collection of online health
databases and resources for free.
This includes medical
encyclopedias, eBooks, webcasts, and free
reference service on diseases, conditions, treatments, and
related medical topics. Information about upcoming
community programs is also available.
Click here to begin
searching Northwestern's Health Learning
If you are
confused by the drug ads on tv, try Consumer
Reports online under the "Health" section. While a
subscription is needed to access some portions of their
online, unbiased research findings, there is a wealth of
information for free, including prescription
drug information, price comparisons and ratings. The AdWatch
Video Series reports the facts behind all those drugs ads on
Library of Medicine is also a great place to start
searching for reliable, easy to understand health
information. Search for conditions, diseases,
physicians, hospitals, and drug information. The Current
Health News section is updated daily while the Online
Exhibitions and Digital Projects explore medicine
throughout history and how it is being used today.