Consumer Health Information

Health Information for You

MedlinePlus.gov – National Library of Medicine An excellent resource that provides drug information, health tutorials, current news and comprehensive information on conditions, diseases and wellness. The entire Web site is also available in Spanish.

Cancer.gov – National Cancer Institute Patient and health professional information on Cancer.

Clinicaltrials.gov – National Library of Medicine Public information about clinical research studies.

Genetics Home Reference (www.ghr.nlm.nih.gov) – National Library of Medicine Information about genetic conditions and the genes responsible for those conditions provides summary descriptions of genetic conditions, symptoms, diagnostic processes and treatment options.

HealthyNJ.org – University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Developed to meet the health care information needs of consumers, particularly the citizens of New Jersey.

Lab Tests Online (labtestsonline.org) – American Association for Clinical Chemistry Provides helpful information for understanding why a test might be given, how to interpret its results, and what kind of sample or specimen is required to perform the test.

Autism Resources

In September 2007, the Medical Library was awarded a $1,100 contract from LibraryLinkNJ, formerly known as Infolink, to implement the project, “Welcoming Library Spaces for the Autism Community and Their Families.” With this award, the Medical Library purchased books on autism and autism spectrum disorders. To view the list of books, please click here. If you would like to borrow one of our books, please request it via “Interlibrary Loan” from your public library.

Please contact Jeannine Creazzo, Manager, Library Services, at jcreazzo@saintpetersuh.com or 732-745-6647, if you have any questions and/or comments.

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