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Welcome to PTC Libraries' Health, Fitness, and Wellbeing Guide. We have collected some great research tools and information for anyone interested in learning more about these topics. This guide will be updated regularly, so be sure to visit often or add the RSS feed link to your favorite reader.
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Databases for Additional Research
If you would like to learn more about specific issues, use the following databases:
Health Source: Consumer Edition - (EBSCOHost) Follow the link, then click on EBSCOHost Web to choose your database. Information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. (Provided by LSTA funds administered by the AR State Library)
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition - (EBSCOHost) Follow the link, then click on EBSCOHost Web to choose your database. Focusing on medical disciplines with emphasis on journal coverage of nursing and allied health issues. (Provided by LSTA funds administered by the AR State Library)
General OneFile - (Gale) Over 7,000 full-text titles from a variety of sources. OneFile covers diverse topics including the humanities, education, business, science, current events, art, politics, economics, social science, law, health care, computers, technology, environmental issues, and general interest topics. (Provided by LSTA funds administered by the AR State Library)
Academic OneFile - (Gale) Peer-reviewed articles offering over 5,400 full-text journal titles, extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature, and more.
Academic Search Elite - (EBSCOHost) Follow the link, then click on EBSCOHost Web to choose your database. Multi-disciplinary database offering full text for nearly 1,850 scholarly journals. Covering social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts and literature, medical science
LexisNexis Academic - Medical news, articles from medical and health journals and Medline® abstracts. s, and ethnic studies. (Provided by LSTA funds administered by the AR State Library)
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