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Health & Medicine

Reference Book Collection

Physician’s Desk Reference – R615.1
Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment – R616.075
Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) – R616.89075
Mosby’s Medical Dictionary – R610.3


Circulating Book Collection

Diet & Nutrition – 613.2
Physical Fitness – 613.7
Guides to Alternative Medicine – 615.5
Diseases – 616


Internet Resources

AMA DoctorFinder

California Health Care Options Matrix – Information on finding health coverage in your area.

Consumer Health Information in Many Languages

Cottage Data2Go - Easy-to-use online mapping and data tool created by Cottage Health and Measure of America of the Social Science Research Council that visualizes federal, state, county and community data specifically for Santa Barbara County. 

Covered California - Statewide marketplace for health insurance.

Evaluating Internet Health Information: A Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine

HelpGuide - Articles on topics covering mental, emotional, and social health, in collaboration with Harvard Health Publications

Herbs at a Glance – Fact sheets on herbs.

Medline Plus - Diseases, conditions, and wellness issues from the National Institute of Health.

Merck Manual – Database of medical conditions.

PDRhealth – Consumer friendly explanations.

Lab Tests Online - A public resource about clinical lab testings.

USDA National Nutrient Database - Nutritional information for thousands of foods.

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Last Updated: Aug 22, 2017
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