The information on these websites cannot replace seeing someone in the medical profession. If you are having a serious health issue, we encourage you to see a doctor or go to the hospital.
Consumer Health Collection
The Tazewell Library’s Consumer Health Collection informs consumers about personal wellness, nutrition, disease and medical conditions so they can be prepared to build and maintain wellness and cope with challenges when they occur.
This set explores what makes people “tick” from childhood to death. This collection gives individuals a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops — and diminishes — over time. Your library’s users will have instant access to 200 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.
Multi-source database provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources in InfoTrac’s award-winning Health Reference Center. All in a single, easy-to-use database, the material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.
All aspects of the Nursing profession — from direct patient care to health care administration — are covered in this collection. Including nearly 400 titles, this collection’s current and authoritative content will be of use to both professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.
This predominantly full-text collection includes over 60 titles in the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine. Topics include proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and many more. Coverage begins in 1980.
Download titles such as Eating Well, Men’s Health Runner’s World, Women’s Health and Yoga Journal.
Cover Virginia: Get specific information about acquiring Medicaid in Virginia and FAMIS, which is health insurance for children.
Disability.gov: For individuals that are disabled, get information about benefits, civil rights issues, health, housing, and more.
Family Doctor: From the American Academy of Family Physicians, this resource has information on disease, wellness, and pregnancy.
G.R.O.W: A coalition of organizations that are seeking to improve access to healthy foods in the Tazewell County community.
Health Finder: From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, get information from on various health issues as well as get personalized health recommendations based on your age and sex.
Mayo Clinic: Get information on diseases and living a health lifestyle from one of the best hospitals in the country.
Medline Plus: From the U.S. National Library of Medicine, this resource has information on various health topics as well as drugs and supplements.
Men’s Health (CDC): From the Center for Disease Control, get information on a variety of diseases and issues that effect men.
National Library of Medicine: Maintains a directory of useful health resources and medical research websites.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: If you or a loved one is having thoughts of suicide, please call this hotline to get help.
Nutrition Data: Find out all the nutrition information of the food that you are eating.
Physician’s Desk Reference (PDR): Similar to the print edition, get the facts and warnings about prescription drugs.
Senior Navigator: This resource for senior citizens provides information on everything for health, legal, housing, and financial questions that an individual may have as they grow older.
Virginia Board of Medicine: Find information on your doctor.
Virginia Navigator: Find out additional information about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).