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Health and Wellness (Gale)

Looking for information about a drug, disease or health condition?

Gale Health and Wellness (formerly called Health and Wellness Resource Center) offers 24/7 access to full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and much more. Perfect for researchers at all levels, this comprehensive consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices.

What dietary habits are associated with developing adult-onset diabetes? Are antioxidants really effective? What new advances have been made in the treatment of HIV/ AIDS? Gale Health and Wellness is your first-stop resource for answers to these and other health-related questions. Features include:

  • An updated, easy-to-navigate interface featuring topic portals with curated content on diseases and conditions; drugs; diagnostics and tests; and therapies, treatments, and surgeries
  • A broad collection of premier full-text reference works, including Gale exclusives such as The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, The Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests, and The Gale Encyclopedia of Diets
  • Millions of articles from both scholarly medical journals and general-interest health magazines
  • Spanish editions of notable content and a Spanish-language search filter
  • Streaming video, audio, and images
  • Mobile-responsive design
  • Google and Microsoft integration
  • Citation tools
  • ReadSpeaker text-to-speech technology
  • Improved translation

Formerly called Health and Wellness Resource Center.

AccessMyLibrary Public Edition AppThe app uses your geo-location to find libraries within 10 miles that provide access to Gale resources so your device must be allowed to access your location.  Once you’ve allowed this access, you select London Public Library and then can use Gale Power Search to search ALL of the Gale databases or advanced search to find your favourite Gale database.  Available from the App Store and Android Market.