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ACCESS - State of Wisconsin
Welcome to ACCESS - Access to Eligibility Support Services for Health & Nutrition. This Web site is a quick and easy way for people who live in Wisconsin to see if they might be able to get help through Wisconsin's health and nutrition programs.
AHFS Consumer Medication Information  MPL Special Link
AHFS Consumer Medication Information (formerly called Lexi-PALS Drug Guide) offers patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish. < Both brand and generic drug names are searchable. This content is updated monthly. Provided as part of Wisconsin's BadgerLink program.
Library subscription. Available for use within City of Milwaukee libraries and by remote access to City of Milwaukee library cardholders.
Alt HealthWatch  MPL Special Link
Putting a focus on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness is the goal of Alt HealthWatch, from EBSCO. It offers full text articles from more than 180 international journals and reports. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts. Provided as part of Wisconsin's BadgerLink program.
Library subscription. Available for use within City of Milwaukee libraries and by remote access to City of Milwaukee library cardholders.
Consumer Health Complete  MPL Special Link
Consumer Health Complete is an all-in-one health resource collection from EBSCO. The database includes health encyclopedias and reference books, pamphlets from organizations such as the American Red Cross and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, health news from over 560 consumer health periodicals, thousands of full text evidence-based health reports for the layperson, and videos, images and diagrams to illustrate the information throughout. It also completely contains two other specialized EBSCO databases, the Lexi-PALS Drug Guide and Alt HealthWatch. Provided as part of Wisconsin's BadgerLink program.
Library subscription. Available for use within City of Milwaukee libraries and by remote access to City of Milwaukee library cardholders.
Health Source Consumer Edition (via Web from EBSCO)  MPL Special Link
Use this database to search and retrieve abstracts and articles for over 500 consumer health, nutrition and professional health periodicals. Provided as part of Wisconsin's BadgerLink program.
Library subscription. Available for use within City of Milwaukee libraries and by remote access to City of Milwaukee library cardholders.
Health Source Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO)  MPL Special Link
Click on the Health Source Nursing/Academic Edition database to search nearly 550 scholarly and full text journals focusing on a wide range of medical disciplines. Provided as part of Wisconsin's BadgerLink program.
Library subscription. Available for use within City of Milwaukee libraries and by remote access to City of Milwaukee library cardholders.
Healthfinder
Healthfinder is a gateway consumer health and human services information Web site published by the United States Government's Department of Health and Human Services.
MEDLINE  MPL Special Link
Search and retrieve citations and abstracts from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) MEDLINE (via EBSCO) database which covers over 3800 medical journals from 1966 to the present. Studies, method comparisons, and reviews of current subjects are included. Clicking on the MPL Icon button will return you to the MPL Reference Resources page. Provided as part of Wisconsin's BadgerLink program.
Library subscription. Available for use within City of Milwaukee libraries and by remote access to City of Milwaukee library cardholders.
MEDLINEplus (not to be confused with MEDLINE)
This site is courtesy of the National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. MEDLINEplus is a consumer oriented, easily navigated access for anyone with a medical question. This service provides access to extensive information about specific diseases and conditions and also has links to consumer health information from the National Institutes of Health, dictionaries, lists of hospitals and physicians, health information in Spanish and other languages and clinical trials.

 
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