Health and Wellness Online

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Contents:

Welcome to MICHIGAN GO LOCAL

Ask-a-Librarian - Contact a librarian for information.

General Health  - Good place to start, includes links for seniors, and families.

Local Health Resources - Local hospitals, agencies, and organizations.

Physician/Hospital Directories - Search for a doctor, view hospital ratings.

Drug Information and Substance Abuse - Medications, including herbal remedies.

Cancer - Information about cancer and clinical trials for patients and families.

Poison Control  - Search for safety information for household products, learn about toxins in the environment. 

 

 

 

 

Ask-a-Librarian

Bacon Memorial District Library Reference:  734-246-8357.

Henry Ford Wyandotte Library - Request health information online, FREE mail delivery.

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General Health 

 MedlinePlus: Trusted Health Information for You    - MedlinePlus también en español. MedlinePlus brings together, by health topic, authoritative information from a variety of government agencies and non-profit organizations.

HealthFinder  - Federal website, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

Michigan eLibrary Health Information ResourcesMichigan eLibrary Health Information - Excellent links from alternative medicine to travel health.

Mayo Clinic Health - Award-winning website offers health information, and disease management tools.

National Women's Health Information Center - Topics include pregnancy, breast cancer, menopause, and osteoporosis.

Men's Health Network  

NIH SeniorHealth - Health topics related to aging.

KidsHealth - Excellent information provided for kids, teens, and parents.

ClinicalTrials - Provides current information about federally and privately supported  research studies for a variety of diseases.

MedicineNet - Online medical dictionary.

PubMedPubMed - Access MEDLINE's medical journal entries to research biological or medical questions.

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Local Health Resources

Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital

            Medical Library - Request health information online, FREE mail delivery.

Oakwood Southshore Hospital

Oakwood Heritage Hospital

Downriver Community/Health Agencies -  Contact information for local health organizations, published by the News-Herald.

Wayne County Health Department

Michigan Mental Health Network - Provides links to local mental health agencies and resources.

Alcoholics Anonymous Wayne County - Meeting locations and times for AA meetings.

Guidance Center - Located in Southgate, provides many mental health services.

HealthCalendar - Search for a variety of health events in southeastern Michigan.

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Physician/Hospital Directories

American Hospitals Directory - Search for hospitals by location.

HealthGrades - Health care report cards, rates physicians, hospitals, and health plans.

Downriver Community/Health Agencies -  Contact information for local health organizations, published by the News-Herald.

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Drug Information and Substance Abuse

Drugs - Identify a drug by color, size, etc. Drug interactions are provided.

PDRhealth Drug Information - Information about drugs, herbal medicines, and supplements.

MedlinePlus Drug Information 

HerbMed - Herbal medicines and remedies, published by the Alternative Medicine Foundation.

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information - View and/or order free publications about coping with substance abuse.

Alcoholics Anonymous Wayne County - Meeting locations and times for AA meetings.

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Cancer

National Cancer Institute - Up-to-date information about many types of cancer, clinical trials, and resources.

OncoLink - Maintained by doctors and nurses from the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania.

ClinicalTrials - Current information about federally and privately supported  research studies.

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Poison Control

Tox Town - Uses color, graphics, sounds and animation to learn about connections between chemicals, the environment, and  health.

Household Products Database - Health warnings and safety information for products found in homes. 

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Questions? Comments? Contact jcashin@baconlibrary.org

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