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Public Health Resources: Consumer Information

Recommended Websites

Your patients and clients may ask for additional information about prevention, diagnosis, treatment, support, and options for themselves or a loved one.  These sites are intended for the non-practitioner and provide links to a wealth of information about a variety of diseases, conditions, health and wellness issues.

Successful Web Searching Tips

Get More out of Google

Get More Out of Google

This useful infographic introduces some useful search strategies to better use Google for academic searches.  Please keep in mind that this is primarily for non-academic sources (i.e., those things you would normally find on the Library webpage).

Search within a domain (.gov, .edu, etc.) to focus your search on potentially more trustworthy sources:

  • = government sites
  • = educational sites (not always colleges!)
  • = some reputable organizations (make sure to evaluate!)