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Alternative Medicine

Health & Medicine

  • Eating Disorders Sourcebook, 3rd Ed. Gale
    Provides basic consumer health information about anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and other eating disorders and related concerns. (2011)

  • Encyclopedia of Epidemiology Gale
    (2008)

  • Encyclopedia of Global Health
    (2008)

  • Fast Food and Junk Food
    Examines the incredible power of junk food and fast food showing how nostalgic we are about them, the influence of the companies that manufacture or sell them, and their alarming affect on our country's state of health. (2012)

  • Gale Encyclopedia of Diets: A Guide to Health and Nutrition Gale
    Covers topics such as dieting and popular diets, dietary concerns, nutritional basics, and the effects of a person's dietary choices on one's health. (2013)

  • Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine 4th Ed. Gale
    Includes information on more than 1,700 medical disorders and concepts. (2011)

  • Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health
    Provides detailed information on mental disorders and conditions, including drugs and therapies.(2008)

  • Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health Gale
    Coverage of important public health concerns. Topics include diseases and conditions, health and wellness efforts, nutrition, ethics and law related topics and statistics, sanitation issues, and everyday environmental effects. (2013)

  • Health Care Systems of the World Sage
    This reference examines major aspects of health care systems for over 190 countries worldwide. Its organized in alphabetical order of country names. Each country is presented with the same descriptive and statistical content, allowing readers to compare health care systems from country to country.(2013)

  • Human Diseases and Conditions Gale
    Presents information on numerous diseases and conditions. Articles include a definition of the disease or condition, an explanation of how it works in the body, information on causes, symptoms and diagnosis, treatment or cure, and lifestyles. (2010)

  • Infectious Disease in Context
    (2007)

  • Public Health in the 21st Century ABC-Clio
    Public health reflects the health needs of the collective community, be it a village, a city, or the world. Public health issues, including disease prevention, health promotion, human rights, and bioterrorism, affect all of us. Unlike personal health care, which is vital of all of us some of the time, public health is vital to all of us all of the time. (2010)

Nursing

  • Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health Gale
    This set provides more than 1,000 entries covering topics in nursing and allied health written for students and professionals in the field. Alphabetically arranged entries cover topics in body systems and functions, conditions and common diseases, contemporary health care issues and theories, techniques and practices, and devices and equipment. Covers all major health professions, including nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and respiratory therapy. (2013)

  • Nursing Education in Video Alexander Street
    A unique online collection of videos created specifically for the education and training of nurses, nursing assistants, and other healthcare workers. All of the videos in the collection have been created with the guidance of the Medcom-Trainex advisory board, and are regularly reviewed for accuracy, currency, and compliance with US Federal regulations from agencies such as OSHA and CMS.

  • Nursing ReferenceCenter EbscoHost
    Nursing Reference Center (NRC) provides a user-friendly point-of-care resource intended for staff nurses, nurse administrators, nursing students, nurse faculty, and hospital librarians. It delivers the best available and most recent clinical evidence and knowledge on conditions and diseases via a nursing-specific graphical interface.

Research Articles

Sports

  • Encyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing Gale
    A comprehensive reference work bringing both sports management and sports marketing all together in one place. (2011)

  • Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine
    Provides the most comprehensive and accessible information available on sports medicine. (2011)

  • Fitness and Exercise Sourcebook Gale
    Provides updated information about the health benefits of physical activity. It discusses the guidelines for physical activity in people of all ages and diverse fitness levels, including those with disabilities, chronic diseases, or other challenges. (2011)

  • World of Sports Science Gale
    Includes theoretical and practical treatment of all aspects of sports science and exercise physiology, kinesiology, and biomechanics. Particular emphasis is placed on such high-interest topics as sports medicine, specifically the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries; and much more. (2007)

Websites

  • HealthWise
    * Designed for students at Columbia University, this site provides answers to a multitude of common health inquiries. Ask Alice if your question is not addressed.

  • MayoClinic.com
    An interactive site for reliable health information from the Mayo Clinic.

  • Medline Plus
    From the National Institutes of Health - use to look up information on a drug, supplement, disease or condition, learn about the latest treatments, define medical terms, view medical videos or illustrations and get links to the latest medical research on a topic.

  • NOAH: New York Online Access to Health
    Consumer health information from credible sources. Also in Spanish.

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