Library Services Web Links Evaluating Health Websites (NLM) Web Links> View All Complementary & Alternative Medicine American Botanical Council - Herbal Library Books, videos and short articles providing information about common herbs.Cochrane Complementary MedicineBased at the University of Maryland Center for Integrative Medicine and providing systematic reviews on complementary, alternative and integrative medicine (CAM) therapies.Complementary Medical Association (U.K.) Promotes research, education and knowledge in the field of complementary medicine. Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet This collection of fact sheets and other resources from the NIH Office of Dietary Supplements and other federal government sources presents information about dietary supplements and their ingredients. These include vitamins, minerals, herbs and botanicals, probiotics, and more. Drugs, Herbs, and Supplements MedlinePlus provides information on effectiveness, usual dosage, and drug interactions of supplements and herbal remedies.The Herb Research Foundation Dedicated to the safe, effective use of herbs and other natural products for health promotion and natural healing. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) Federal Government’s lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine. The Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) as it relates to cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and symptom management.Quackwatch, Inc. A nonprofit corporation whose purpose is to combat health-related frauds, myths, fads and fallacies.Reviewed: October 2021 Consumer Health Search for ResearchNational Institutes of Health The U.S. Department of Health’s medical research agency site offering access to resources on numerous health topics. Find a ProviderAMA DoctorFinder Find a perfect match for your medical needs. DoctorFinder provides you with basic professional information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States. American Board of Medical Specialties Search to confirm your specialist physician is board certified. HIPAA for Individuals Learn your rights under HIPAA, how your information may be used or shared, and how to file a complaint if you think your rights were violatedGeneral Information ResourcesAnatomy of the Human Body Learn about the anatomy and physiology of the human body with interactive images and descriptions. Cleveland Clinic Tools & QuizzesTools and quizzes from Cleveland Clinic providing education on a variety of health topics.Genetics Home Reference From the National Library of Medicine, GHR provides consumer-friendly information about the effects of genetic variation on human health.MLA Top Health WebsitesProvides links to the top health information resources for patients on a wide range of topics. This site is produced by CAPHIS of the Medical Library Association.Medline Plus Online health information resource for patients and their families and friends. It is a service of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world's largest medical library, and a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).The Merck Manual Home Health Handbook Highly detailed, complete, authoritative medical information for the general public. Addresses medical topics, drug information and self-assessment tools.Mouth Healthy - American Dental Association Learn about dental health topics, preventive oral care, common dental ... Learn how to brush your teeth properly, floss for healthy gums and what to do in a dental emergency. Brought to you by the ADA American Dental Association.. MyHealthfinderGet personalized recommendations for screenings and vaccines — or explore a variety of health topics.Patient Care and Health InformationMayo Clinic's site for patient information. Provides a symptom checker, information about diagnostic tests, and drugs and supplements.Lab TestsLab Tests Online An award-winning resource designed to help patients and caregivers understand the many lab tests that are a vital part of medical care. Drug InformationDrugs and Lactation Database (LactMed) Information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. Drug Information PortalA gateway to selected drug information from the National Library of Medicine and other key government agencies.Orange Book Identifies drug products approved on the basis of safety and effectiveness by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). PDR Health Physician’s Desk Reference online offering A-Z drug searches, clinical trials news, and articles on drug information. ToxicologyAmerican Association of Poison Control Centers Poison control centers offer free, confidential, expert medical advice 24/7 through the Poison Help Line,1-800-222-1222, or online at PoisonHelp.org. Poisoning, Toxicology, Environmental Health Provides easy to understand information on everyday places and situations where you might be exposed to chemicals or substances that may affect your health, ways to protect yourself, your family, and your community.Health and NutritionCardioSmart Patient education and empowerment initiative brought to you by the American College of Cardiology. Dietary Ingredients Alphabetical List Information from the labels of over 2,000 brands of dietary supplements in the marketplace, including vitamins, minerals, herbs or other botanicals, amino acids, and other specialty supplements.Smokefree.gov Help you or someone you care about quit smoking. Cancer ResourcesOncoLink This site is maintained by a group of oncology professionals who understand the need of patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals. Content is continually updated and ranges from treatment and disease information for a newly diagnosed patient, support through the side effects of treatment, and into survivorship.PDQ (Physician Data Query) PDQ is NCI's comprehensive source of cancer information. It contains cancer information summaries on a wide range of cancer topics; drug information summaries on many cancer-related drugs and drug combinations; and dictionaries of general cancer terms, drug terms, and genetics terms.Reviewed: October 2021 Salud de los Consumidores (Consumer Health - Spanish) Academia Americana de Médicos de Familia(American Academy of Family Physicians) Materiales orientados al paciente / consumidor relativos a las enfermedades y condiciones, prevención y bienestar, embarazo, recién nacidos, niños, adolescentes y adultos mayores. (Patient/consumer oriented materials concerning diseases and conditions, prevention & wellness, pregnancy, newborns, children, teens and seniors.) Agencia para el Cuidado de la Salud y la Investigación (Agency for Health Care Policy and Research) La información de salud incluyendo Guías Clínicas en Español.(Health information including Clinical Guidelines in Spanish.) Alianza Nacional para la Salud Hispana (National Alliance for Hispanic Health) La misión de la NAHH es mejorar la salud y el bienestarde los hispanos en los Estados Unidos. Datos de salud ennumerosos temas están disponibles en Inglés y Español. (The mission of NAHH is to improve the health and well being of Hispanics in the United States. Health facts on numerous topics are available in English and Spanish.) CDC: Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC : Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) El CDC provee información de salud confiable creíble enespañol sobre enfermedades y condiciones, emergencias, desastres, salud ambiental, salud del viajero, seguridad en el trabajo y más. (The CDC provides credible, reliable health information in Spanish on diseases and conditions, emergencies, disasters, environmental health, traveler's health, workplace safety and more.) FDA en EspañolEncuentre información acerca de la comida y la seguridad de los medicamentos, dispositivos médicos, cosméticos, productos de tabaco y alimentos de origen animal y los medicamentos. (Find information about food and drug safety, medical devices, cosmetics, tobacco products and animal foods and medications.) Instituto Nacional del Cáncer (National Cancer Institute) Cancer topics for patients and families. (Temas del cáncer para pacientes y familiares.) Instituto Nacional del Corazón, los Pulmones y la Sangre (National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute) Recursos latinos salud cardiovascular. (Latino Cardiovascular Health Resources.) Instituto Nacional de Salud Mental (National Institute of Mental Health) Temas de salud mental, publicaciones, e información enespañol. (Mental health topics, publications, and information in Spanish.) Instituto Nacional sobre el Abuso de Alcohol y Alcoholismo de PublicacionesPublicaciones en español sobre el abuso del alcohol, el alcoholismo y sus efectos en el cuerpo. (Spanish language publications on alcohol abuse, alcoholism, and their effects on the body.)MedlinePlus en EspañolInformación sanitaria de calidad sobre las enfermedades y las condiciones específicas de la biblioteca médica más grande del mundo, la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina. (Quality healthcare information about specific diseases and conditions from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine.) MyHealthfinder™ Una guía gratuita de información de salud y servicios humanos de los consumidores confiables, desarrollado por el Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos de los EE. (A free guide to reliable consumer health and human services information, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.) Sociedad Americana del Cáncer(American Cancer Society) Información En Español. Reviewed: October 2021 Cultural Diversity Cultural Diversity Center for Applied Linguistics The Center for Applied Linguistics is a private, nonprofit organization promoting access, equity and mutual understanding for linguistically and culturally diverse people around the world. Cultural Competence (AHRQ)Resources for improving cultural competency in delivering health care. EthnoMed (University of Washington)Information about cultural beliefs, medical issues and related topics pertinent to the health care of U.S. immigrants. Health Equity - Minority Health (CDC) Endeavors to accelerate CDC's health impact in the U.S. population and to eliminate health disparities for vulnerable populations. Joint Commission's Health Equity Resources created for health care providers; online guides, books and videos discuss effective communication with patients and families.National Center for Cultural Competence (Georgetown University) Provides national leadership and contributes to the body of knowledge on cultural and linguistic competency within systems and organizations. Reviewed: June 2021 Statistical Data American Cancer Society Find the most current trends in cancer occurrence and survival, as well as information on symptoms in the Cancer Facts & Figures titles. Each title is available for free PDF download and earlier editions are also archived for historic reference. CDC/National Center for Health Statistics Information from the Centers for Disease Control and the National Center for Health Statistics. Children’s Defense Fund Research data and publications covering a variety of child-related topics including poverty, welfare, housing, violence, education, mental health and hunger. Community Data ProfilesCommunity Data Profiles are available on various subject areas such as cause of death, chronic diseases, unintentional injuries, prenatal and others. Each Community Data Profile table provides data on 15-30 indicators for each geography selected. Information provided includes the number of events, rate for the selected geography, statistical significance compared to the state, quintile ranking (for counties) and the state rate.County Health Rankings & Roadmaps University of Wisconsin project provides county demographics for morbidity and mortality, health behaviors, clinical care, social and economic environment and physical environment. Data, Surveillance Systems and Statistical Reports Contains the latest data on demographics, health, and health policy, including health coverage, access, financing, and state legislation for the State of Missouri. Data.govGateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies. FastStats A-Z (National Center for Health Statistics) NCHS is the Federal Government's principal vital and health statistics agency. HCUPnet (AHRQ) A free, on-line query system on data from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). It provides access to health statistics and information on hospital inpatient and emergency department utilization. Kaiser Family Foundation - State Health Facts Provides free, up-to-date, and easy-to-use health data for all 50 states including data on more than 700 health topics. Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education - Data DashboardEasily locate statistics and data for MO schools.MICA (Missouri Information for Community Assessment) Missouri Information for Community Assessment (MICA) is an interactive system that allows the user to create and download tables, based on selected variables from data files. Missouri State Highway Patrol Easily view arrest reports, crime data, boat and drowning incidents, meth stats, traffic crashes, missing persons and Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Statistical Analysis Website which provides data concerning crime in the United States. NationMaster Compare countries on just about anything! A massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations. NationMaster is a vast compilation of data from such sources as the CIA World Fact book, UN, and OECD. Peristats - March of Dimes Developed by the March of Dimes Perinatal Data Center, the PeriStats Web site provides free access to US, state, county, and city maternal & infant health data. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Publications produced as a result of research conducted by recipients of RWJF grants. Research focuses on childhood obesity, health care coverage, pioneering health care solutions, underserved populations, and more.Springfield Public SchoolsWeb site for the public school system of Springfield, MO. Includes statistical data for attendance rates, enrollment, free/reduced lunch counts, graduation rates, and more.Springfield-Greene County Health Department Data and statistics for Springfield, MO and Greene County concerning animal control, communicable diseases, health education, immunizations, restaurant inspections, vital statistics, maternal-child health and WIC. U.S. Bureau of the Census Latest United States census information from the Department of Commerce. WHO (World Health Organization) Data and Statistics This site provides extensive global health and health-related epidemiological and statistical information.Reviewed: June 2021 Evidence Based Practice Evidence Based Practice Research GuideLinks to help you understand evidence based practice, find information and assess resources.