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Health and Medicine

Consumer Reports
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Find product ratings and reviews and  in-depth advice, tips and trends. Frequently updated articles, blogs and video content allow you to peruse the latest consumer news.

Gale Virtual Reference Library 
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A mix of more than 50 full-text reference books including: 
The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer (2015)
The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders (2016)
The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine (2015)
Medicine, Health, and Bioethics

General OneFile
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A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.

General Reference Center Gold
 (1980 - present)
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Includes material from magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias and other reference material. 

Health and Wellness Resource Center 
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Access a collection of  medical reference materials including nearly 400 health/medical journals, hundreds of pamphlets, over 700 health-related videos and articles from 2,200 general interest publications in addition to a broad collection of Gale reference titles. Material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only. 

Health Reference Center
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Full-text database that provides current and reliable personal health information as well as full-text nursing and allied health journals. 

Nursing Resource Center
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This resource brings together in one easy-to-use interface important titles such as the Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health, the Encyclopedia of Public Health, and more) with excellent, thorough nursing-specific texts such as Fundamentals of Nursing, Standards, and Practice, and Health Assessment and Physical Examination. It also includes journal results from top publications in the field and animated depictions of the human anatomy. The interface is designed to mirror how nurses and other caregivers treat their patients. Includes: disease and condition overviews, in-depth coverage of the nursing assessments for every anatomical system, corresponding interventions, explanations of diagnostic tests, drug monographs tailored to nurse’s information need and animations that bring anatomy to life.

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Select multiple databases from a  list and then search across all of the databases you have chosen.