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Health and Medicine Subject Guide

ealth Reference Center - Facts on File

Facts On File's Health Reference Center is a comprehensive encyclopedic database containing thousands of hyperlinked entries organized into four major categories: conditions and disease; mental health; health and wellness; and body systems.

Health Source: Consumer Edition

This is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

This resource provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines.

ProQuest Family Health

Find complete, full-text information covering numerous aspects of family health including sports injuries, women's health, food and nutrition, midwifery, eye care and dentistry.

ProQuest Health and Medical Complete

Designed to serve a wide range of people who need health information -- from hospital administrators to medical professionals to consumers. The database provides coverage from leading health journals and essential medical journals in key medical specialties.

eBooks

Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

In 700 original, intriguing articles - from "Apple Pie" to "Zombie" - this database covers the significant events, inventions, and social movements in American history that have affected the way Americans view, prepare, and consume food and drink.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Diets: A Guide to Health and Nutrition

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. Topics are organized around the development and history of a diet, its basic principles, any key figures that influence the trend, and any public or regulatory concerns associated with the practice. Provides information across all age groups from infants to the elderly.

Websites

Food Insight

Information on nutrition, food safety and healthy eating.

Healthy Eating Club

Online articles, fact sheets, and books.

Lifeclinic

Nutrition center offers news, tools, etc.

Mayo Clinic: Nutrition and healthy eating

Information on nutrition, supplements, and links to other websites. Multimedia section includes images, interactive graphics, videos and slide shows.

Nutrition.gov

Access to the food and nutrition information from the federal government. Includes information on nutrition, health issues, supplements, etc.

Nutrition Information and Resource Center

Includes online fact sheets, publications, information on nutrition and links to other websites.

USDA Food & Nutrition Information Center

Credible, accurate and practical resources.

 

 


 

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Great Basin College Library
McMullen Hall
1500 College Parkway
Elko, NV 89801
775-753-2222

Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!

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