Health & Wellness Resource Center

Discover reliable health information through access to full-text articles of nursing and allied health journals, pamphlets, newsletters, periodicals, newspapers, encyclopedias, and more.


Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world's largest medical library, this site provides information about diseases, conditions, and wellness in simple, easy to understand language.  MedlinePlus offers reliable, comprehensive, and up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.  

The Cochrane Collaboration

This resource, created by an international network of scientists and other medical professionals strives to answer the question: what does the research say?  The Cochrane Collaboration employs rigorous standards in collecting and examining research in order to provide objective and credible answers for a wide variety of health concerns. 

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine

The Federal Government's leading agency for scientific research on the diverse healthcare systems, practices and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine.  Includes basic information on a broad range of topics including medicinal herbs, acupuncture, neurofeedback and much more.

Health Reference Series

The Haverford Township Free Library reference collection offers a series of volumes containing basic consumer health information regarding risk factors, symptoms and diagnosis in various topics such as respiratory health, arthritis, cancer, and many more.