Health Solutions - Health & Wellness Resource Center

Finding Information

Gale understands the importance of providing correct information quickly. The Health & Wellness Resource Center’s interface facilitates finding answers through a number of easy search options. Whether your patrons wish to search a term or find other authoritative Web sites, Health & Wellness Resource Center is the answer to all their queries.

Searching and Browsing
Research is quick and easy when patrons use:

The Search Box
Enter any word or phrase in the blank Search Box. Then, select one of the radio buttons in front of the words Keyword, Subject, or Entire Document to choose the type of search to conduct. Users can also limit their results to full-text articles, consumer health only content, refereed or peer-reviewed entries or Spanish-only results.

Diseases & Conditions
Browse through the listings of over 900 disease and condition overviews from the Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Links to overviews of top-searched conditions are available on the home page, while selecting the More>> link will take you to the complete A-Z list.

Find Drugs
Search for drugs by their generic, brand or trade name from various Thomson Healthcare and Micromedex drug guides. Or search the Alternative Health Module for access to herbal remedy information.

Directory Search
Search the three volumes of Gale’s Medical Health Information Directory, updated annually, for up-to-date contact and general information for various health service agencies, companies, institutions, and people.

Topics in the News
Browse through interesting stories in the news, delivered by our partner Healthology, Inc. New articles are added daily.

Health Highlights
Watch the featured video and read its transcript. The features change daily, and cover various aspects healthy living, dealing with a specific disease or condition, or general well-being.

Search Results
Search results are organized and presented by source of results under tabs (Books & Fact Sheets, Magazine & Journals, Pamphlets, Drugs, Videos and News) where applicable. Users can choose the desired source to view articles that are presented according to date of article.

Please note: Some searches will take researchers directly to the desired information (i.e. Encyclopedia or Dictionary search).