Health & Drug Information

Consumer Health Complete Library Card Icon
Comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content, includes medical encyclopedias and guides to prescription and non-prescription drugs.

Health Source: Consumer Edition Library Card Icon
Information on topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health from consumer health magazines.

Healthfinder
A gateway to selected reliable consumer health and human services information and sources.

MEDLINE Plus
National Library of Medicine's web site for consumer health information covering general health topics, drug information and current health news.

Merck Manual
Current, detailed health information in a user-friendly format with a drug-interaction checker, pill identifier, and a pronunciation guide.

RxList
A good online version of a pill book, including how a drug should be used, side effects, etc.

WebMD
Quality medical information compiled by medical professionals.

Local Health Resources

Social Services in Johnson County - My Resource Connection
Connecting you to assistance, services, or resources you may need in Johnson County.

Johnson County Health Services
Provides many services to residents, including immunizations, flu shots, family planning, and more.

Health Partnership Clinic
Medical, dental and limited behavioral health services as well as help with HealthCare.gov and KanCare insurance enrollment.

Healthcare.gov is the main site for access to the Health Insurance marketplace. For local assistance with enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace, make an appointment with the Health Partnership Clinic and someone will walk you through the enrollment process.

Alternative Medicine

Alternative Health Watch Library Card Icon
This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
Explore health care approaches developed outside of mainstream Western, or conventional, medicine and their benefits. 

En Español

MedicLatina Library Card Icon
Medical research and investigatory journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers.

MEDLINE Plus in Spanish
MedlinePlus en español es el sitio web de los Institutos Nacionales de la Salud para pacientes, familiares y amigos. Producida por la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina de los Estados Unidos, la biblioteca médica más grande del mundo, MedlinePlus le brinda información sobre enfermedades, afecciones y bienestar en un lenguaje fácil de leer. MedlinePlus le ofrece información confiable y actualizada en todo momento, en cualquier lugar y de forma gratuita.

For Nursing Students

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Library Card Icon
Full text scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide.

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source Library Card Icon
Designed for researchers and nursing students, provides full-text nursing and related publications.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection Library Card Icon
Comprehensive resources covering topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.