Online Health Resources

The West Milford Township Library recently became an affiliate member of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM). By joining this nationwide network of medical libraries and information centers, we have enhanced access to materials you can use to make informed decisions about your health.
MENU: ●SeniorsWomenMenDisabledTeensChildrenVeteransLGBTMedicationsNutritionEnvironmental HealthLocal Health ResourcesHotlinesNewsletters & BlogsResearch JournalsOnline ToolsOnline GuidesComplementary & Integrative HealthCareers

SENIORS
Falls Prevention
Alzheimer’s Caregiving
World Health Organization (WHO): Ageing and Life-Course
Transportation Options for Older Adults
Ageing and Health: Every Older Person is Different


WOMEN
MedlinePlus Women’s Health[Español]
Advancing Women’s Health & Safety
Doctors Without Borders & Women’s Health


MEN
MedlinePlus: Men’s Health[Español]
Advancing Men’s Health & Safety


DISABILITIES
MedlinePlus Disabilities[Español]
World Health Organization (WHO): Disability and Rehabilitation


TEENS
MedlinePlus: Teen Health[Español]


CHILDREN
MedlinePlus: Children’s Health
[Español]
CDC: Children’s Health
CDC: Parent Information


PHYSICIANS
Clinical eCompanion”: Free clinical information from NLM geared toward primary care providers.


VETERANS/MILITARY
MedlinePlus: Veterans and Military Health
Veterans Health Administration (VA)
USA.gov Health Issues and Benefits for Veterans
Mind and Body Approaches for Health Problems Facing Military Personnel and Veterans


LGBT
MedlinePlus: LGBT Health
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health


MEDICATIONS
MedlinePlus: Medicines
News About Drugs


COMPLEMENTARY & INTEGRATIVE HEALTH
Be an Informed Consumer
Product Safety
Herbs at a Glance


GUIDES
MedlinePlus: Talking With Your Doctor
MedlinePlus: Internet Safety Information
Medline Plus: Guide to Healthy Web Surfing
Finding Trusted, Credible Health Information


Nutrition Resources
MedlinePlus Nutrition Information
Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics 
USDA: U.S. Department of Agriculture
FDA: U.S. Food and Drug Administration
CDC: Healthy Living by Centers for Disease Control
The George Mateljan Foundation
Angiogenesis Foundation: “Eat to Beat Cancer”


Environmental Health Resources:
ToxTown: Learn About Health Risks in Your Neighborhood
CDC: National Center for Environmental Health
EPA: US Environmental Protection Agency  
CEOHS: NJ Consumer, Environmental and Occupational Health Service


NEWSLETTERS and BLOGS
NIH MedlinePlus Magazine Fall 2017
NIH MedlinePlus Salud – Current issue
NIH News in Health – November 2017 issue
Medline Plus Health News by Date

e-Health Newsletter from Atlantic Health System
Cancer Currents: A National Cancer Institute Research Blog


Local Health Resources

WEST MILFORD PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING DIVISION
– Preventive health services including health screenings and immunizations for children and adults
– Office Hours are 8:30 – 4:30 p.m. most days
– Please call 973-728-2726 Monday through Friday to schedule appointments


WEST MILFORD HEALTH ADVISORY BOARD
Advises the Mayor and Council concerning matters of public health within the Township.

ASK THE CHILTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL LIBRARIAN
– Phone: 908-522-2699
– Online: the CLIP/Ask the Hospital Librarian form
– Email: clip@atlantichealth.org
– Fax: 908-522-2274
Get easily understandable, current, reliable health information from the Atlantic Health System Consumer Library at no charge.

Research Journals

JOURNALS on the Internet JOURNALS from EBSCO
Environmental Health Perspectives – A peer-reviewed journal of research and news published with support from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. in May 2017, the journal transitioned from a traditional, issue-by-issue publishing model, to a new, article-by-article publishing model known as continuous publication
Global Health NOW
– an online publication of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health with stories, commentaries, breaking news and news summaries. Also available as a free email subscription.
Search full-text journals, available 24/7 via JerseyClicks, resources provided to New Jersey’s libraries by the New Jersey State Library and the Institute for Museum and Library Services. Titles include: American Journal of Health Studies, American Journal of Public Health, Consumer Reports on Health,The Harvard Health Letter, Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, Journal of General Psychology, Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, Journal of Wellness Perspectives, American Journal of Health Studies…and many more.


Research Tips
How to Make Sense of Health Research
Medline Plus: Understanding Medical Research
Medical Library Association: A User’s Guide to Finding Good Health Information on the Web


HOTLINES

DISASTER HOTLINE – 1-800-985-5990 or text ‘TalkWithUs’ to 66746(English)
DISASTER HOTLINE – 1-800-985-5990 and press “2” or text ‘Hablanos’ to 66746(Spanish – in the U.S.)
Free, confidential and multilingual telephone crisis support service for U.S. residents experiencing psychological distress as a result of a natural or man-made disaster. Toll-free, 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week.

ONLINE TOOLS

Have health insurance quetions? ¿Tiene preguntas sobre el seguro médico?
Find free and low-cost breast and cervical cancer screenings in your area – National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program
Get Smart - Test Your Knowledge About Antibiotics

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