Ramsey County Library will be closed on Monday, January 20.

Open Maker at RCL-Roseville will be unavailable on Saturday, January 18.

Health & Medicine

Research Databases

  • Alt Health Watch

    International journals covering complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

  • Consumer Health Complete

    Popular and professionally written information for patients and consumers covering all health-related topics from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated medicine. Includes Health Source: Consumer Edition and Alt Health Watch databases.

  • Health Source: Consumer Edition

    Popular and professionally written information for patients and consumers covering all health-related topics.

  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

    Scholarly and professional publications across all medical disciplines including strong coverage of nursing and allied health.

  • Medline

    Directory of articles and reports on all areas of medicine, public health, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and the basic biomedical sciences.

Selected Websites

  • MNSure 101: Your Guide

    Minnesota Public Radio's page of frequently asked questions and answers about MNSure: Minnesota's new online health insurance marketplace.

  • MNSure Home Page

    Minnesota's new online health insurance marketplace, sometimes called an exchange. Minnesota consumers and small businesses with up to 50 full-time employees are able to obtain health insurance through MNsure. Options range from free or low-cost policies for government health insurance such as Medicaid and MinnesotaCare to commercial health plans.

  • Together Rx Access Program

    Sponsored by a group of pharmaceutical firms, this program offers a discount card for prescription drugs to those who qualify.

Alternative and Complementary Medicine


Children's Health


Diseases and Conditions


Drug Information

Fitness and Nutrition

  • My Plate

    The new food pyramid with suggestions for balancing healthy eating and physical activity.

  • Nutrition.gov

    Offers dietary guidelines, the food pyramid, food label information, nutrients, tips on home canning, and more...

  • NutritionData

    Provides nutritional analyses for foods and recipes.

General Health and Medicine

Hospitals Clinics and Providers

Laboratory Tests and Procedures

Mental Health

Patient Help Sites


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