Health: Childhood and Diet Related Diseases Pathfinder

Created by Fran Bullington, Library Media Specialist

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Print Resources

The BSHS Library Media Center's collection includes many books on diseases including these reference books:

  • REF 616 IZE Human Diseases and Conditions
  • REF 616.003 SIC Sick! Diseases, Disorders, Injuries, and Infections
  • REF 616 GAL The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine
  • REF 610 WOR World Book Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center Medical Encyclopedia

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Health and Wellness Resource Center: Diseases and Conditions Search an alphabetical listing of diseases (from Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine) a text citation is given for each article

Nursing Resource Center Search an alphabetical listing of diseases (from Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine) a text citation is given for each article



Web Resources

General:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention A division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the CDC website contains a wealth of information.

Mayo Clinic You can browse through an alphabetical listing or search for a specific disease.


Childhood Diseases:

Medline Plus: Children and Teenagers This site is provided as a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

N.O.A.H. (New York Online Access to Health) This service provides high quality consumer health information and is provided by four libraries in New York.



Diet Related Diseases:

U.S.D.A. National Agricultural Library: Diet and Disease


Extra


Finished with your research? Are you at risk for cancer, diabetes, heart disease, or osteoporosis?

Your Disease RiskThe Siteman Cancer Center has an online assessment tool for several diseases.