These online information resources can help you find the reliable answers you need. All you need is a library card to access most of them from home because they’re made available by your public library, the South Central Library System, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) through the BadgerLink project, and LSTA funding through the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

*Important: Information from these online resources should be used for background only. Always contact a physician or qualified professional before deciding on a medical treatment plan, taking any over-the-counter medications or supplements, or beginning a diet or fitness/exercise program.

What are you looking for?

Q -- “My cousin was diagnosed with lupus. I’ve looked at all the medical books on your shelves. Do you have more -- and more current -- information?”

A -- Newer articles can be found in EBSCOHost's Health Source -- Consumer Edition. You also can find information on specific conditions and diseases by searching the full text of thousands of books in eBooks on EBSCOhost, which inludes many health reference titles.

Q -- “I want to begin an exercise program that includes yoga and aerobics. How should I begin, and what should I consider?

A -- EBSCOHost's magazine article database will have articles on yoga and aerobics. eBooks on EBSCOhost and OverDrive also include many fitness and nutrition titles.

Q -- “I heard about a new diet on television. Do you have more information about it?”

A -- EBSCOHost's magazine article database will have recent articles on new diets. eBooks on EBSCOhost and OverDrive also include many popular fitness and nutrition titles.

Q -- “I need current information on fibromyalgia -- specifically causes and promising treatment.”

A -- EBSCOHost will help you find the latest information on fibromyalgia and other conditions

Medical & Health Resources


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