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Premium Health & Medicine Databases
Consumer Reports
The Consumer Reports database provides complete, independent, expert ratings and recommendations on appliances, cars & trucks, electronic gear, and much more.
Health & Medicine: ProQuest Research Library
This resource covers publications on the latest medical information for researchers of all levels. Subject coverage: medical science, nursing, allied health, public health, and pharmacology. This database can also be searched as part of ProQuest Research Library.
Health & Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module
Provides instant access to carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials. Includes nearly 400 health/medical journals, hundreds of pamphlets, over 700 health-related videos from partner Healthology, Inc., 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.
ProQuest Family Health
ProQuest Family Health covers an enormous range of subjects of value in the public library context - from sports injuries to women's health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry. It includes important general medical journals such as The Lancet and The New England Journal of Medicine as well as a strong selection of consumer and news magazines.

Note: Access to these databases requires the entire barcode number from your library card and your pin number. Your pin number is usually the last 4 digits of your phone number. If you are not able to log in with this information, please call us at 360.442.5300. These databases are also accessible to the public (cardholding and otherwise) via the two database computers located near the Reference Desk on the Main Floor.

Health & Medicine Websites

Washington Health Benefit Exchange
Washington Healthplanfinder: find, compare, and enroll in health insurance. This site must be used to apply for the federal tax credit.
Healthcare.gov
Washington State Healthcare Links: a list of additional healthcare links from the Washington Library Association.
Medical Information from Medline
Health Information from DHHS
RxList: The Internet Drug Index
Find a Doctor
Hard Times Resource Guide: Health and Sustenance: Resources to help with medical bills, assist the uninsured, find cheap insurance, deal with family stress, and find food, compiled by the Washington State Library.

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