Today's Most Pressing Health and Social Issues

September 02, 2010

With the emphasis on health and health care these days, it’s good to know that understandable information on today’s most pressing health and social issues is available to you.  MCPL has numerous Health Databases, books, and magazines, which are amazingly simple to access.  There you will find a fountain of health and wellness information, from healthy eating and nutritional guidelines, to sites with helpful tools, such as health calculators, how-to-guides, quizzes, and dictionaries. You can also look up medical terms and information on many common health topics. You can discover information on over-the-counter, prescription drugs, and even guidance on choosing doctors and dentists, with over 8,000 professionals indexed by name, specialty, age, gender, patients per week, etc.  When you log on to, click on Online Resources, then click on Research Databases or Web Resources. You will find links to the librarian-selected web sites for a treasury of resources on the subject of health.


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