Finding health information for British Columbians
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See also British Columbia health libraries | Complementary & alternative medicine (CAM) | Consumer health information | Evaluating health information | LIBR2195: Special Topics, Medical Libraries Section 2015 | Reference services
This guide to health information is tailored specifically to British Columbians (or those interested in) seeking information to help health consumers monitor their overall self-care and wellness. Its aim is to provide a starting point for information providers and librarians in their support of consumers and patients seeking information in health especially in finding reliable, authoritative information on drugs and medications, diseases and syndromes and in complementary and alternative medicine or integrative medical care.
Complementary and alternative (CAM) medicine
Diseases & syndromes
Drugs & medications
Textbooks in medicine
Statistics in health
Websites for your kids' health
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