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Health-Related Links

CDC  
Publications, news, statistics and health information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Chattahoochee Valley Regional Library System 
Columbus area's local library system includes a link to GALILEO, Georgia's Virtual Library.

Clinical Pharmacology 
Full-text drug monographs; compatibilities of IV drugs; information on herbals; patient information sheets; and  the ability to create drug comparison charts.  Registration required.

Clinical Trials
Searchable database of information on clinical trials--primarily those funded by the federal government.

Epocrates
Online Drug Reference

ERIC 
Educational Resources Information Center from the U.S. Department of Education.

GA State Government
Access to many Georgia government departments including Georgia Merit System and Human Resources.

GaIN 
Georgia Interactive Network for Medical Information from the Medical Library at Mercer University School of Medicine. Limited Access (without password).

HEALTHFINDER
A gateway consumer health and human services information website from the U.S. Government. Links to many health-related databases for patient education.

Internet Public Library
University of Michigan School of Information. Features available newspapers on-line from all over the world in multiple languages. 

MEDLINEplus 
National Library of Medicine’s free consumer health and patient education resource. It offers authoritative and accurate information on more than 600 health topics from federal and state agencies, health organizations, medical associations, and more. Materials are available in English and Spanish.

Medscape
Customizable news and education resource for health professionals.  Free; registration required.

Merck Manual
Online version of the popular handbook.

Merck Medicus
Commercial site for physicians and other health providers, with access to MD Consult, Harrison’s Online, CME, patient handouts, and other useful resources. Free, requires registration.

National Rehabilitation Information Center
Includes the NARIC 70,000+ resource library and related databases. Calendar of Events and current awareness bulletins.

NIAAA
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism- Pamphlets and brochures (both English and Spanish), Alcohol Alert, Alcohol Research & Health, reports and training materials. 

NIDA
National Institute on Drug Abuse- reports and research summaries focusing on improving drug abuse and addiction prevention, and treatment programs.

NLM
Access to National Library of Medicine’s homepage with news from NLM, HIV/AIDS resources, Visible Human Project and free access to PubMed.

PubMed
Search system from the National Library of Medicine for locating citations to biomedical journal articles via MEDLINE.

SAMHSA
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration , U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Re: prevention, treatment, and rehabilitative services relating to the incidence of substance abuse and mental illnesses.

TOXNET
A toxicology and environmental health website from the National Library of Medicine. Multiple searchable electronic databases are available free of charge.