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Health Resources

PREMIUM DATABASES
Health and Wellness Resource Center - Use this Resource Center to find magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, subject directories, and health assessment sites as well as government databases.

HEALTH RESOURCES
Center for Disease Control
Florida Health Finder
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Healthcare information from Florida Government agencies
Food and Nutrition Information Center - Information about food and human nutrition from the USDA
Healthcare.gov

Healthfinder -
Government site for consumers from U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services
LD Online - Help in dealing with Learning Disabilities
MayoClinic.com
Medicare
Medline Plus - National Library of Medicine consumer health web resource
National Institute of Health - NIH health resources, clinical trials, health hotlines and more
Oncolink - Information from the Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania
RxList - Drug index
Yoursurgery.com - Surgical procedures explained

PHYSICIANS
American Medical Association

Florida Medical Malpractice Statutes
Florida Physician Profiling

Ready Reference

ADDRESS & TELEPHONE DIRECTORIES
All Area Codes - For all states, cities, and other areas under the North American Numbering Plan
AnyWho - Find people, places, and businesses
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments - Published weekly by the CIA
Internet 800 Directory - Toll free telephone numbers
Public Record Locator - Links to public records available from Searchsystems.net
SuperPages.com - Businesses, products, and services in your area
Switchboard - Local businesses offering specific products and services
Ultimates - 25 net services at your fingertips

ALMANACS
Information Please Almanac
Old Farmer's Almanac

CONVERSIONS
Conversion Charts
Convert-me.com -
Online weights and measurements conversion

DICTIONARIES
Free Dictionary
Information Please Dictionary

Merriam-Webster Online
- Dictionary and thesaurus
RhymeZone
- Type in a word to find its rhymes, synonyms, definitions, and more

ENCYCLOPEDIAS
Information Please Encyclopedia - Access more than 57,000 articles from the Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition.
Wikipedia - The free-content encyclopedia

GEOGRAPHY
How Far Is It? - Distance calculator with maps
World Time Server - Provides current times and a time converter

LIBRARIES
Florida Libraries - Links to Florida libraries from the State Library and Archives of Florida
Public Libraries.com - Guide to public libraries in the United States and beyond

STATISTICAL
City-Data.com - Statistics about all U.S. Cities
Fed Stats - Statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal Agencies
Statistical Abstract of the United States- The National Data Book

TRANSLATORS
Babel Fish Translation - Translate a block of text or an entire web page
FreeTranslation.com
- Foreign language translator

VIRTUAL REFERENCE DESKS
Ask A LibrarianThe Human Search Engine
Digital Librarian - Librarian's choice of the best of the Web 
Florida Electronic Library - Use this site for current events, business, health issues, homework help, finding full-text articles, and Florida history. Access the Gale Virtual Reference Library, full-text Need a valid CCLS library card
Google Translate
refdesk.com - Reference, facts, news ... free, family-friendly resources
Search-22 - Directory of Internet search engines
Virtual Reference Shelf - Selected web resources from the Library of Congress


 

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