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Consumer Health Information Basics

We have tried to provide links to very dependable health information web sites. Please remember that Information accessed through the World Wide Web is of varying levels of quality and accuracy and should always be discussed with your health care provider NOT used as a substitute for professional health care.

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Health Library - LLUMC

In our comprehensive Health Library, current and relevant health-related content is always only a click away. This collection of interactive resources and tools provides the finest in wellness and health information. And, it is always available to you on your own terms - wherever you are and whenever you need it.

On Campus Consumer Health Databases

Type in your term(s) then click on the search button

Consumer Health databases


This search box searches the Alt HealthWatch and Health Source (Consumer edition) databases.  It is only available on campus or with valid LLU logins.

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Quick Guide to Healthy Living - U.S. HHS


Find information and tools to help you and those you care about stay healthy.


Swine Flu Information


Swine Flu (H1N1) Information  




California Department of Public Health’s toll-free hotline (English and Spanish)  Assistance in other languages is also available.  
Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on weekends from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

MedlinePlus - NLM

MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.