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Education: teacher, student resources
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Health, fitness, nutrition, weight, safety
Interests: hobbies, lifestyles, social issues
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Health


Meta and all-in-one search tools

Information Source Description Web Address
Copernic Health: information related to health on specialized sites
Profusion Health and Human Service; USDA; Drugs; Health Directories; Health Discussions; Health News; Health Publications; Health Tips; Medical Terms; Travel Health and Safety

Link no longer active, but you can still consider the listed search tools.


Individual directories & other search tools

SearchEngine
Watch.com
Directory of medical search tools www.searchengine
watch.com/links
/article.php/2156231
American Association of Retired Persons Health & fitness information www.aarp.org/health
Big Search Engine Index Search tool guide, "medical" branch

www.search-engine-index.co.uk/Medical_Search

Dalhousie University Libraries Internet guides and search tools for health topics www.library.dal.ca/
kellogg/internet/search
tools/searchhealth.htm
Drugs.com Provides information on drugs

www.drugs.com

HealthFinder Provides consumer-oriented health information

www.healthfinder.gov

Healthline Provides "reliable, doctor-vetted information, covering 62,000 web sites with between 45-50 million pages. The site also features hosted content licensed from reliable content providers"

www.healthline.com

Herpes Health Provides information about genital herpes

www.herpeshealth.com

McMaster University List of search engines and links www-hsl.mcmaster.ca/
tomflem/search.html
McGill University Health Sciences Library and Osler Library of the History of Medicine Selected consumer health resources www.health.library.
mcgill.ca/resource/
consumer.htm
Martindale's Health Science Guide Health science reference desk www.martindalecenter.com
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region Medical and health information nnlm.gov/pnr/looking.html
PubMed Provides a very in-depth collection of medical research, dating back to the 1950s

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
/entrez/query.fcgi

RXList Provides information on drugs

www.rxlist.com

SearchHelp
Center.com
Evaluating health information www.SearchHelpCenter.com/
effective-internet-search-help-directory-health-safety-sites.html
U.S. AARP American Association of Retired Persons - health and fitness www.aarp.org/health
Yahoo Health Provides information on various health issues

health.yahoo.com


Safety, injuries, and treatment
Information Source Description Web Address


Individual directories & other search tools

SearchHelp
Center.com
Safety, injuries & treatment organizations & journals www.SearchHelpCenter.com/
effective-internet-search-help-directory-health-safety-sites.html


Physical
activity, fitness, and lifestyle
Information Source Description Web Address


Individual directories & other search tools

SearchHelp
Center.com
Fitness, physical activity & lifestyle organizations www.SearchHelp
Center.com/effective-
internet-search-help-
directory-physical-fitness-sites.html
Women's health & sports organizations & resources


Nutrition & weight control
Information Source Description Web Address


Individual directories & other search tools

SearchHelp
Center.com
Nutrition organizations & journals directory www.SearchHelpCenter.com/
effective-internet-search-help-directory-nutrition-weight-control-sites.html
Healthy weight control and weight loss sites directory


Search Tool Guide for Effective Internet Search           Copyright Baylin Systems, Inc., 2005