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Consumer Health

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

Finding health information on the Internet can be risky! 

Not all of the information online is reliable or up to date. 

Check out these resources for help in evaluating online health information:

Free and Reliable Online Health Information Resources:

Resources for Specific Audiences:

Kids and Parents


Resources in Multiple Languages


Online Health Information Databases:

Can't find what you're looking for?

Visitors that are on campus have access to even more resources through the library's subscriptions. 

Many of these resources are intended for doctors, nurses, other health professionals, and students in these fields.

Check the Databases list for a complete listing of databases available at UIC.