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Health Source Consumer Edition

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Description: Health Source: Consumer Edition is a rich collection of consumer health information. This resource provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Fit Pregnancy, Harvard Health Letter, Men’s Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times, and many others. This database also includes searchable full text for more than 1,000 health-related pamphlets and more than 130 health reference books, including books published by the People’s Medical Society. Additionally, Health Source: Consumer Edition contains more than 4,500 Clinical Reference Systems reports (in English and Spanish); AHFS Consumer Medication Information, which includes Drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers; and Merriam-Webster’s Medical Desk Dictionary. Health Source: Consumer Edition covers topics such as AIDS, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, aging, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children’s health, women’s health, etc.

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Provider: EBSCOhost

Coverage: Health Source Consumer Edition Database Coverage of indexed and abstracted titles and full-text titles.

Subject Coverage:

  • – AIDS
  • – Cancer
  • – Diabetes
  • – Drugs & alcohol
  • – Aging
  • – Fitness
  • – Nutrition & dietetics
  • – Children’s health
  • – Women’s health

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