Health and Medicine

Consumer Reports
From Home  From the Library
Find product ratings and reviews and  in-depth advice, tips and trends. Frequently updated articles, blogs and video content allow you to peruse the latest consumer news — whether you’re looking to learn more about budget-friendly home improvement plans, understanding the benefits and risks of retirement options, or searching for the latest recalls of baby products. Provided by Thayer Public Library.

Gale Courses
From Home or the Library
Discover hundreds of engaging, instructor-led online courses to help with your professional development, technology skills, and personal enrichment. Course offerings include business, computer, health and wellness, parenting, the arts and more. Six-week courses are taught by college instructors and experts in the field. Funded by Thayer Public Library.

General OneFile
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A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.

Health and Medicine 
From Home or the Library
Full-text database that provides current and reliable personal health information as well as full-text nursing and allied health journals.

Health and Wellness 
From Home or the Library
Access a collection of  medical reference materials including nearly 400 health/medical journals, hundreds of pamphlets, over 700 health-related videos and articles from 2,200 general interest publications in addition to a broad collection of Gale reference titles. Material contained in the Health and Wellness Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only. 

Hoopla
From Home or the Library
Borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. There are hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. Funded by Thayer Public Library.

Magill’s Medical Guide, 8th Edition
FROM HOME  FROM THE LIBRARY
Covers diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, biology, and issues in an easy-to-use A-Z format, with sidebars addressing recent developments in medicine and concise information boxes for all diseases and disorders. Funded by Thayer Public Library.

Nursing and Allied Health: Gale OneFile
From Home or the Library
This essential and versatile resource provides access to authoritative content including full-text titles cited in CINAHL supporting specialized care, treatment, and patient management. This essential resource is versatile and features highlighting and note-taking tools as well as an intuitive interface, providing multiple pathways to key information. Updated daily, this resource will help nursing professionals already working in the field, as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine: Gale in Context
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Provides content supporting the fields of fitness and sports in academic journals and magazines covering the fields of physical therapy, physical fitness, and sports medicine. The database offers a wide spectrum of information, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research, and more.

Power Search
From Home or the Library
Search across multiple databases. Select multiple databases from a  list and then search across all of the databases you have chosen.

Psychology: Gale in Context
From Home or the Library
Provides access to authoritative periodical content supporting research in all fields of psychology— abnormal, biological, cognitive, comparative, developmental, personality, quantitative, social and all areas of applied psychology. Researchers, psychologists, counselors, and behavioral scientists will discover relevant information from the thoughts, views, discoveries, and reports found in this comprehensive collection.

RBdigital Magazines
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Choose from over 3,000 free downloadable magazines. Get digital access to popular magazines with your OCLN Library Card and enjoy unlimited access to magazines with unrestricted viewing 24/7. View them on your computer, tablet, smartphone or eReader.  Funded by the Old Colony Library Network.