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Consumer Reports on Health
Get expert reviews and Ratings for health, fitness, and food products from Consumer Reports and read the latest on drugs, hospital safety, and more.

Harvard Health Letter
Easy-to-read, clear and concise, Harvard Health Letter is like a monthly conversation with your favorite doctor.

Wellness Letter
Translates latest research into practical advice for daily living—at home, at work, while exercising, and in the market or health-food store.



Delivers relevant information in clear, jargon-free language that puts health into context in peoples' lives. 

Mens' Health
A magazine for active men with in-depth reporting covering fashion, grooming, health, and nutrition.

Natural Health
A modern woman’s guide to the topics she cares deeply about: integrative health, natural beauty and fitness and earth-friendly choices.

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California Health Care Quality Report Cards
Annual report providing comparative information on the performance of California's largest HMOs and medical groups.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Current health news, terrorism and public health information.

Clinical Trials
Registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the U.S. and around the world.

Comprehensive guide to reliable health information sponsored by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services & the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

Uses claim information and patient reviews to rate physicians and hospitals.

Medline Plus
Authoritative, up-to-date information from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine.

Merck Manuals
The Merck Manuals are one of the world’s most widely used medical information resources for current medical information.

Physicians' Desk Reference
Find drug information, alerts and recalls, or download the entire PDR to your laptop or device.

U S News and & World Report Health Rankings
Reviews of hospitals, nursing homes, health plans, diets, and doctors to help you make informed health decisions for yourself and your family.


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December 2014