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Links to reliable databases and resources for health information, etc.
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This guide provides some links to databases and resources discussed at the JABSOM Community Health Fair, January 6, 2012.

Other Databases from the National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health

  • MedlinePlus
    From the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health. Free comprehensive, authoritative database on disease conditions, staying well, drug information, interactive tutorials, surgery videos, etc.
  • PubMed Health
    Information on diseases, conditions, drugs, treatment options, and healthy living, with a special focus on comparative effectiveness research from institutions around the world.
  • NIH SeniorNet
    Website features basic health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health.

  • ClinicalTrials.gov
    Registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. Enrollment information for ongoing trials is included.
  • National Cancer Institute
    Excellent information on all aspects of cancer including prevention, treatment, and research from the National Cancer Institute.
  • National Guidelines Clearinghouse
    A comprehensive database of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related documents developed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
  • National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
    Health topics A-Z from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
  • Household Products Database
    What's in these products, about potential health effects, and about safety and handling. Database from the National Library of Medicine.
  • ToxTown
    Database from the National Library of Medicine. Information about environmental health concerns/toxic chemicals where you live, work, and play.

Personal Health Record

Hawaii State Public Library System

Links provided below to different services and resources from the Hawaii Public Library System.  For database access your userid is your public library barcode number and your password is the last 4 digits of the phone number you gave them when you signed up for your card.

 
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