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Access PA Library Catalog
Catalog holdings of almost 3,000 Pennsylvania school, public, academic and special libraries are included in this database. Search by author, title, subject or keyword to locate over 44 million items. 

eBooks on EBSCOhost
Fully searchable electronic books focusing on health and a broad spectrum of other subject categories.

Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior
eBook exploring the social, medical, legal and political issues related to drugs and alcohol and associated behaviors. Includes emerging topics and developments in the many fields of addiction studies.

Encyclopedia of Senior Health: A Guide for Seniors and Their Caregivers (Gale )
eBook covering various issues related to the aging body, how diseases affect it, and treatment options, including medications, for diseases for this population. Includes various topics specific to the aging population.

Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests (Gale)
eBook providingcoverage of numerous surgical procedures, medical tests and related topics, such as anesthetics, common lab test and procedures, medications and postoperative care.

Award-winning, comprehensive consumer-health website provided by Aetna, in partnership with Harvard Medical School.

Medline Plus
Extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 650 diseases and conditions, lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia and a medical dictionary, information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, and links to clinical trials.



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