A Comprehensive, Reliable Health Resource
The critically acclaimed Health Reference Center boasts a visually appealing interface that is clearly organized and easy to navigate. This user-friendly database includes nearly 600 educational videos on a wide range of health topics, more than 1,100 searchable and browsable color illustrations, and a "Health in the News" section with regularly updated health news articles. This invaluable resource provides reliable information on today's most pressing health topics and key social concerns. Strong browse and search capabilities—including tabbed search results, suggested searches, and persistent record links—help users navigate the extensive range of accessible material.
- Overview articles: informative entries separated into five subject areas—Body Systems, Diseases and Disorders, Drug Abuse and Addiction, Mental Health and Developmental Disorders, and Nutrition and Wellness
- Health Centers: specially selected entries in five categories—Teens' Health, Women's Health, Men's Health, Children's Health, and Seniors' Health—to help users find a starting point for their research
- News articles: a "Health in the News" section featuring regularly updated health news articles
- Authoritative source list: full and partial text from a wealth of print titles.
- Image and video galleries
- Detailed information on medical tests, drugs, and organizations
- "Find a Medical Test"
- "Editor's Feature"
- BMI calculator
- Listing of various hotlines
- Conversion calculator
- Health dictionary
- "Did You Mean...?" search feature
- Persistent record links
- Dynamic citations in MLA and Chicago Manual of Style formats.