Health, Medicine, and Wellness

Electronic Resources Available through the library

Note: For home access to the library's e-resources, you will need your Minuteman Library card number to log in.

Health and Wellness Resource Center
Health and medical journal articles and videos. Includes pamphlets and full-text content from leading medical books.

Health Reference Center Academic
Scholarly articles on a wide variety of medical and health issues.

Icon of Nursing & Allied Health Database

Covers all aspects of the Nursing profession from direct patient care to health care administration.  This resource's current and authoritative content will be of use to both professionals working in the field, as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum. 

Icon Nursing Resource Database

Nursing Resource Center (NEW!)
This resource supports nursing programs at two-year community colleges, four-year colleges and vocational education high schools. It is geared toward preparing students for clinical exams, providing homework help, or NCLEX-RN test prep.

Library Resources

Reference Collection

Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (REF 610.3 Dorland)

For US and Canadian Medical Schools.  Topics include pre-med preparation, the application process, financing, and more. 

Circulating Collection
We have books on any number of health, medicine, and wellness related topics.  Ask a Reference Librarian if you need help finding
what you are looking for.

Web Resources

American Psychological Association 
Browse through psychology related topics from ADHD to Workplace Issues.

Medline Plus
Produced by the National Library of Medicine, Medline Plus brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness
issues in easy to understand language.  Browse through the health topics, or drugs and herbal supplements sections, or check out
the videos and other "cool tools."

Merck Manuals
A free online version of the Merck Manual.  Provides comprehensive and detailed medical information for the professional or

National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) is the Federal Government's agency responsible for
conducting research on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).  Peruse featured health topics or find out "what the
science says" about the effectiveness of CAM practices on health topics of interest. 

National Institute of Health 
Comprehensive information on a wide variety of health topics provided by the federal government's NIH.  Browse for topics online,
sign up for a news (RSS) feed, or listen to NIH produced Podcasts.

New York Times' Wellness Blog
Bloggers writing about health related topics of their choosing.  Contributors include journalists and some M.D.'s. 
A wealth of information on the topics of nutrition, healthy eating, physical activity, and food safety for consumers.  Search and browse for 
information, or sign up for the news (RSS) feed.

Recipes from the Center for Disease Control.

Recipes - American Heart Association 
Heart-healthy recipes from the American Heart Association.  


Note: Magazines can be checked out with the exception of the most recently received one.

Harvard Health Letter (Monthly)

Natural Solutions (Monthly)

Nutrition action health letter (Monthly)

Mayo Clinic health letter (Monthly)

Men's Health (Monthly)

Prevention (Monthly)

Women's Health (Monthly)