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Consumer Health Complete 
Search for both consumer and scholarly information on all areas of health & wellness from mainstream medicine to holistic, naturopathic and integrated medicine. This full text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, men’s & women's health, and children's health.

Recommended websites


British Columbia Ministry of Health Services
Includes the Surgical Wait List Registry, the Medical Services Plan, Pharmacare, and the BC Health Guide. 

Family Resource Library at British Columbia's Childrens' Hospital
A very useful site for the whole family. Links include multilingual material. 

Fraser Health Authority
Includes links to health authority news as well as information on health services, careers and topics (Healthy Living, Disease Management, Communicable Diseases, Accidents and Assaults, School Health, Environmental Health, Emergency Preparedness and Stroke Care).

HealthLinkBC
A portal for health information- the online equivalent of the BC Health Guide. Search by disease or disorder if possible. You can also search by drug name or name of diagnostic test. Includes a sympton checker and a module for finding health services available in BC.

HLABC Consumer Health Portal
Members of the Health Libraries Association of BC "donated" their favourite links for consumer health information to create this wiki-style portal.

Medline Plus
A large portal for health information created by the US National Library of Medicine. Search by the disease or disorder if possible. You can also search by drug name. Interactive tutorials on health topics, anatomy and surgery videos are also available.

Merck Manual
The Merck Manuals in enhanced online versions as part of The Merck Manuals Online Medical Library. The Online Medical Library is updated periodically with new information, and contains photographs, and audio and video material not present in the print versions. 


Last updated: 13/08/2013 3:11:36 PM