Looking for Health Information?
You can access all of our great resources in the library. We have medical dictionaries, health care directories, books about drug interactions and much, much more. We also have electronic resources that you can use at home or in the library. Keep reading to learn more:
Salem Health brings online access to Salem Press’ award-winning health reference works. The first reference set included is Salem Press’ best-selling Magill’s Medical Guide. In its printed form, the current edition of the Guide is five volumes and 3,500 pages. Our collection also includes access to Salem Health's titles on cancer, psychology, mental health, genetics and inherited diseases.
Credo Reference is a collection of online reference books. The Credo Reference medical collection is great for looking up quick information about drugs, specific diseases or symptoms. Use this in the library or log in with your library card from home. Go to the main page, and visit the "Medicine" link.
Senior Navigator is a one-stop online resource for senior citizens in Virginia. This award-winning program combines the Internet with a network of volunteers to bring over 21,000 health and aging resources - both public and private - to seniors, their families and caregivers.
Find Doctors or Dental Offices
The Reference USA Healthcare Directory has listings for over 850,000 medical and dental offices. Search by doctor name, office name, city, or state. Information includes office contact information, practice specialty, patients per week and more. Updated monthly, so you won't get stuck with out-of-date listings.
Recommended Health Weblinks
We've made a list of useful and reliable websites you can visit to find health information online. See our recommended list of Health Links.