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NetWellness is a non-profit consumer health web site that has been in operation for over ten years. It provides high quality information created and evaluated by medical and health professional faculty at the University of Cincinnati, Case Western Reserve University, and The Ohio State University.

[VIA: Case Daily - March 05, 2007]

Posted by Brian Gray on March 11, 2007 07:00 PM | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Online Encyclopedia of Medical Images

Effective January 1st, the entire OhioLINK community has access to Images.MD.

Images.MD, the online encyclopedia of medical images, compiles more than 55,000 images from more than 90 collections ranging from allergy to urology, each accompanied by detailed and informative text contributed by more than 2,000 medical experts.

Members of OhioLink have free access to full-sized, high quality images in step with the latest developments in medicine. By filling out a simple registration form, you can also start your own image library, create PowerPoint® presentations of images in your library, and order customized CD-ROMs of your favorite slides.

Posted by Brian Gray on January 2, 2007 06:39 PM | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

National Drug Control Policy Podcast

On January 3, 2006, the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) announced the launch of its first podcast. Check out the list of the issued podcasts to subscribe to the available RSS feed.

(Originally shared on The Virtual Chase Alert Research News, January 4, 2006)

Posted by Brian Gray on April 19, 2006 10:14 AM | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)


patientINFORM is a free online service that provides patients and their caregivers access to some of the most up-to-date, reliable and important research available about the diagnosis and treatment of specific diseases.

Please consult your doctor if you have a concern. This web site and others can only provide information and reseach on various medical conditions, but can not be used as a replacement for diagnosis or treatment.

Posted by Brian Gray on July 25, 2005 10:52 AM | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

The eSkeletons Project

"The eSkeletons Project website is devoted to the study of human and primate comparative anatomy. It offers a unique set of digitized versions of skeletons in 2-D and 3-D in full color, animations, and much supplemental information. The user can navigate through the various regions of the skeleton and view all orientations of each element along with muscle and joint information. eSkeletons enables you to view the bones of both human and non-human primates ranging from the gorilla to the tiny mouse lemur. All of the large apes are represented as well as other species from different parts of the world. Many of these primates are rare or endangered species." [Description eSkeletons Project]

(First viewed on ResourceShelf)

Posted by Brian Gray on June 13, 2005 08:00 AM | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

New Open Access Journal: Globalization and Health

Title: Globalization and Health
Editor-in-chief: Greg Martin, Derek Yach
Abbreviation: Global Health
ISSN: 1744-8603

Globalization and Health is an Open Access, peer-reviewed, online journal that provides a platform for research, knowledge sharing and debate on the topic of globalization and its effects on health, both positive and negative. 'Globalization' essentially refers to anything 'supra-territorial', anything that transcends the geopolitical boundaries of the nation-state. As a process it is being driven by liberalisation of markets and technological advancements. In essence, it is about human proximity - people are now living in each other's metaphorical pockets. More about...

BioMed Central has been a leader in scientific publishing using an open access model.

More BioMed Central open access journals can be found in the OhioLINK Library Catalog by searching for "biomed central", or by proceeding directly to the BioMed Central web site.

Posted by Brian Gray on April 26, 2005 09:27 AM | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Health Web Sites

The Medical Library Association has published a list of the top ten most useful health related web sites. Sites include both clinical and consumer oriented information. See "Top Ten Most Useful Web Sites".

Posted by Catherine Wells on April 12, 2005 09:27 AM | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)