Consumers & Home

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Consumers & Home
EBSCO logo    Health and Wellness - EBSCO
Tool for searching EBSCO MedLINE
GALE Health and Wellness Resource Center

Health and Wellness Resource Center - GALE
Information on fitness, pregnancy, medicine, nutrition, diseases, prescription drugs and more from magazines, journals, newspapers, dictionaries, and directories. The material is intended for informational purposes only
EBSCO Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center - EBSCO
Comprehensive database providing detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of hobby enthusiasts
EBSCO Home Improvement Reference Center
Home Improvement Reference Center - EBSCO
Comprehensive, easy-to-use database providing detailed "how-to" information about thousands of home improvement and repair projects, from plumbing and wiring to painting and decorating
EBSCO medline
Authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more. MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree numbers, tree hierarchy and explosion capabilities to search abstracts from over 4,800 current biomedical journals
EBSCO Natural and Alternative Treatments   Natural & Alternative Treatments - EBSCO
Contains detailed information on almost 200 different conditions and the conventional and natural treatments used to treat them, over 300 herbs and supplements, plus drug-herb and drug-supplement interactions for more than 90 drug categories
Salem Health
  Salem Health
Provides access to Magill’s Medical Guide, an authoritative reference that helps bridge the gap between medical encyclopedias for professionals and popular self-help guides
EBSCO Small Engine Repair Reference Center
Small Engine Repair Reference Center - EBSCO
Detailed user-friendly repair guides for all types of small engines. Includes routine maintenance, such as tune-ups and brake service, and more extensive repairs
Weiss Ratings Consumer Guides
  Weiss Ratings Consumer Guides
Independent research and analysis of the bank and insurance industries. Nine How-To Guides to help you plan for and select insurance and financial products