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Consumer Health: Medical Inquiries

Resources to assist students, individuals and families in health matters.

General Medicine

Consumer Reports Online

From of the world's largest independent product testing organization, these publications provide expert buying recommendations, advice, & ratings on consumer products.

Careers in Health and Medicine

Databases

 
 
Government and privately funded studies of the safety and effectiveness of new medical treatments, drugs and devices.
 
 
Health and safety information on household products.
 
 
Information about the effects of genetic variations on human health.

 

MedlinePlus

The National Library of Medicine produces and maintains MedlinePlus as a resource for consumer health. 

 

Health/medical publications, fact sheets, databases and other resources.

 

 

 

Find/Rate a Physician, Hospital or Nursing Facility

 
American Hospital Directory  Hospital data and statistics nationwide.
 
Nursing Home Compare  Detailed information about every Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country.
 
Physician or medical professional licensing background and any disciplinary information filed with state medical and osteopathic boards.
 
Search by name or medical specialty to locate a physician anywhere in the United States and its possessions.

 

 
 
 

 

 

Librarian

Gerard Mahlman
Contact:
Inquiries about this search guide

Ph- 215 707-2759 e-mail gmahlman@temple.edu