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 Health Source - Consumer Edition

Database Information

"Health Source - Consumer Edition is a rich collection of consumer health information. This resource provides access to over 80 full-text consumer health magazines, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Harvard Health Letter, Men's Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times, and many others. Also included in this database is searchable full text for current health-related pamphlets and nearly 130 health reference books, including books published by the People's Medical Society." --
EBSCOhost Website

Database Features
Over 80 full-text magazines, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Prevention, and Vegetarian Times
Full text for current, health-related pamphlets
Nearly 130 full-text health-related reference books, including Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary
Over 9,900 Clinical Reference Systems reports
Covers a range of topics, including AIDS, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, aging, fitness, and nutrition

Search Operators
Connectors: AND, OR, NOT
Wildcards: ? = one or more unknown characters (e.g. wom?n)
Truncation: * = place at the end of a root word (e.g. comput*)
Proximity: <search term> N# <search term> = search terms must be specified number (#) or fewer words apart

Database Access

Health Source - Consumer Edition

Video Tutorials

EBSCOhost Basic Search Tutorial
Demonstrates how to use the Basic Search interface in EBSCOhost's databases.


Introduction to Databases
Explains why you should use databases when conducting academic research.