• Health Databases and Websites
    The following databases can be used to access information for Health class projects and assignments.  All require logins and passwords for home use which can be found by logging into the NPHS/MS website and selecting Research Pathfinders on the library web page. 
    ABC-CLIO Issues Database:  search for different points of view on various health topics.
    Teen Health and Wellness- Comprehensive, interactive database on topics including diseases, drugs, alcohol, mental health, nutrition, fitness, family life, careers, and more.
    Gale Virtual Reference Library - A collection of over 300 e-book reference titles covering all subject areas, including health and medicine.
    Follettshelf e-books - human anatomy and body systems.  NEW Get personal login information from a librarian.
    Select EBSCOHost Web on main menu page, then look for:
         Health Source- Full-text articles, pamphlets and reference sources on health
         Science Reference Center is a comprehensive research database that
         provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content.
         This database contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias,
         reference books, periodicals, etc.
    eLibrary Science (Proquest) - science and health content and tools along with unique videos and dozens of manipulatives.  Includes text and images from reference e-books, features on current events and topics in science and health, and links to educator-approved websites supplied by Homework Central.
    Safari Montage Video on Demand  This link is for home access onlyUse the link under Favorites when accessing Safari in school.  Use district login and password to access video files.  Search by topic or browse under subject for relevant video clips.
    Healthfinder - A service of the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, this site takes you to online publications, databases, other web sites, support and self-help groups.
    MedlinePlus Health Information - Consumer health information service from the National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health.
    MedlinePlus:  Interactive Health Tutorials  - Using animated graphics each tutorial explains a procedure or condition in easy-to-read language. You can also listen to the tutorial.
    Merck Manual Home Edition - Traditionally a trusted resource for health professionals, this website provides reliable information for the public on diseases and medical conditions.
    National Library of Medicine Health Information - National Institutes of Health provides a wide variety of resources related to the biomedical and health sciences. Includes searchable databases, databanks, archival collections, and images.
    WebMD -Provides credible and authoritative health and medical news and information that is contributed and monitored by health professionals.
    Websites for Mental Health Information
    BrainWeb & Brain Information - Current information on brain function, diseases, and articles about such topics as addiction, learning, sleep, etc.  Provided by the Dana Foundation, a non-profit organization of scientists advancing education in brain research.
    Internet Mental Health - Provides authoritative resources in all areas of emotional and mental health.
    Websites for Nutrition Information
    U. S. Department of Agriculture, Center for Nutrition - This website includes Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the Interactive Healthy Eating Index (IHEI), an online dietary assessment tool.
    The Food and Nutrition Information Center -Provides U. S. D.A. information on food composition and nutrition guidelines.
    FDA Food Labeling and Nutrition - The Food and Drug Administration gives information about understanding food labeling, industry regulations and compliance.
    The Nutrition Source - The Harvard School of Public Health provides clear information covering diet, weight management and exercise, as well as recipes and Nutrition in the News.


Last Modified on March 25, 2015