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Consumer Health

A guide to electronic and print resources to locate consumer health information.

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Welcome to the Consumer Health Guide!

This is a guide for the general public to help you find health information that is reliable and understandable. 

You do not need to be a doctor, nurse, or other health professional to understand these resources.

 

Before you get started, you may want to look at this tutorial from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) about understanding medical words and communicating with your doctor.

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If you do not find what you are looking for, please feel free to contact the library for additional help and remember all four of our sites are open to the public.

For details about public access at each of our sites, please visit this page.