Medical Studies

The BMC Library has a strong medical collection of reference books and government information on diseases and medical conditions. We also have many health-related books for checkout. Please see the librarian for help in finding what you need.

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Health Sites

Healthfinder – Government mega site with articles, support groups and much, much more.

National Library of Medicine – Features the largest collection of medical information in the world. The Library collects materials and provides information and research services in all areas of biomedicine and health care.

Web MD– Current health topics.

Health on the Web– All kinds of medical info here.

Medscape – Follow the directions provided to set up your free user identification and password.

Medline Plus – Sponsored by the National Library of Medicine, designed for health professionals.

The Internet Drug List – Easy to use drug site.

InteliHealth -Use the search box for diseases, or browse the categories.

The Merck Manual– Medical reference book with definitions and descriptions.

Mayo Oasis – Get current information from the world renown staff at the Mayo Clinic.– Designed for patient education by the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Centers for Disease Control – Great place to research diseases.

Health & Diseases A to Z – Works like an encyclopedia.

Virtual Hospital – Well documented, thorough research on diseases and conditions.

Noah – Stands for New York Online Access to Health.

National Women’s Health Information Center – Government sponsored, has women’s health news and legislation.

Kid’s Health – Current information regarding children and teens.

National Cancer Institute

Mental Health Net – Links range from specific illnesses such as ADHD and eating disorders to general issues such as depression, divorce and aging.

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research.  It is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.


A database of historic  alcohol-related research information produced by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).

Anatomy Websites – University site with educational links for college students studying anatomy.


This Website is provided “as is” for a public service to the educational community.  Use of information from this website is voluntary and at the discretion of the viewer.  BMC Library Cincinnati provides links to many websites that we do not control, maintain, or regulate.  EDMC and Brown Mackie College disclaims any responsibility or liability for the services or information herein.


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