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Health & Medicine
AHFS Consumer Medical Information     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
A trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish. AHFS includes more than a thousand drug information monographs for consumers. This content is updated monthly. (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.)


Alt HealthWatch     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library

Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers libraries full-text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports. (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.)


Health Reference Center Academic     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
More than 2,000 full-text sources and 5 million articles including peer-reviewed nursing and allied health journals. International news coverage from Knight-Ridder/Tribune News Service, NewsRx and Ascribe. Also includes hundreds of videos from OR-Live demonstrating medical procedures. (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.)


Health Source - Consumer Edition     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
This resource provides access to nearly 80 full-text, consumer health magazines and searchable full text for current, health-related pamphlets and nearly 130 health reference books. (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.)


Health Source - Nursing/Academic Edition     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Provides nearly 550 scholarly full-text journals on many medical disciplines. Also includes the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names. (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.)


Medline     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals. (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.)


Natural & Alternative Treatments     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
A complementary and alternative medicine database designed specifically for the consumer health researcher. Updated weekly, this database provides current information that will satisfy an ever-growing demand for accurate, unbiased information on natural health. (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.)


Salem Health     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Provides access to various volumes from the following reference sets: Cancer, Genetics & Inherited Conditions, and Psychology & Mental Health. Users can search for specific topics or browse through a list of topics. *If you are outside the library, a password is required to use this database. Please call 281-478-7208 during library hours for information.