Subject Guide for Health and Wellness
Each research guide provides internet links and resources selected by our reference staff:
- Fitness: The Global Fitness Community - A gloabl fitness community.
- Health and Wellness Resource Center - Health & Wellness Resource Center delivers up-to-date reference material as well as full-text magazines, journals, and pamphlets from a wide variety of authoritative medical sources.
- Health Central - Provides a collection of Websites offering trusted medical information from doctors, researchers and expert patients, as well as news, information, video and other multi-media content on health related subjects
- Mayo Clinic - Find information on hundreds of conditions. Check your symptoms. Improve your lifestyle. See how Mayo diagnoses and treats your condition. Find a doctor
- MedLine - MEDLINEÂ® contains journal citations and abstracts for biomedical literature from around the world. PubMedÂ® provides free access to MEDLINE and links to full text articles when possible.
- Men's Fitness - Health and fitness tips geared specifically toward men.
- Merck Manual - Online version of the print resource.
- My Fitness Pal -
Fast and easy to use calorie counter app.
- My Pyramid - The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, an organization of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, was established in 1994 to improve the nutrition and well-being of Americans. Toward this goal, the Center focuses its efforts on two primary objectives:
1.Advance and promote dietary guidance for all Americans, and
2.Conduct applied research and analyses in nutrition and consumer economics.
- National Institutes of Health - The National Institutes of Health is made up of 27 different components called Institutes and Centers. Each has its own specific research agenda. All but three of these components receive their funding directly from Congress, and administrate their own budgets
- Nutrition.gov - Provides easy, online access to government information on food and human nutrition
- Shape Up America! - The purpose of Shape Up America! is to educate the public on the importance of the achievement and maintenance of a healthy body weight through the adoption of increased physical activity and healthy eating.
- WebMD - Provides a wealth of health information and tools for managing your health from an award-winning Website. This site is continuously reviewed for accuracy and timeliness.
- Weight Watchers - Sign up to locate a meeting or use program online.
- Women Fitness - A complete online guide to achieve healthy weight loss and optimum fitness.
- Yahoo! Health - Keep up with the latest trends in helath, wellness, and fitness.