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Rudolph Matas Library of the Health Sciences
Consumer Health: A Guide
A Matas Library portal for public access resources intended for consumer health questions.
Pamphlets on health topics that explain common yet difficult to understand "medspeak" terms: breast cancer, diabetes, heart disease, eye disease, HIV-AIDS, stroke. Also includes Rx Riddles Solved! (a prescription shorthand guide) and Diagnosing Websites (tips on identifying quality healthcare information)
Disability.gov features comprehensive information from 22 federal agencies, as well as educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, and state and local governments. Topics covered on the site include benefits, civil rights, community life, education, emergency preparedness, employment, health and housing, technology, and transportation
Consumer health database produced by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. It is a useful starting place for health sciences students when learning about a new topic. It is also a great source for patient education materials. Associated with the information are many images, videos, etc.