Health

 

Books


Complete Guide to Fitness and Health, Bushman      The Johns Hopkins Complete Home Guide to Symptoms and Remedies      Magill's Medical Guide      Natural Health, Natural Medicine      The New Harvard Guide to Women's Health   

 

Our bodies, ourselves      Physicians' Desk Reference      What to expect when you're expecting      You the owners manual      Medical Tests Sourcebook


Databases

Health Reference Center Academic

Multi-source database provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection

Relevant and authoritative content covering the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine.

Nursing and Allied Health Collection

All aspects of the Nursing profession -- from direct patient care to health care administration -- are covered in this collection

Health and Wellness Resource Center

Provides access to carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials.

Nursing Resource Center

Designed for nursing students, the Nursing Resource Center brings together disease and drug overviews, care plans, relevant journal results and animated anatomy and physiology diagrams to complement the core encyclopedia texts.



Local Information
City of Alexandria Health Department

Information about health initiatives and public health information for the City of Alexandria

Flora Krause Casey Health Center

Services for pregnant women and new mothers, as well as HIV Case Management services for eligible persons.  Eligibility may depend on family size, income, and Alexandria residency.

Teen Wellness Center at TC Williams High School

Services for teens (12-19 years old) who are residents of the City of Alexandria including physicals, immunization, heath education and counseling. Services are free and confidential.

City of Alexandria Recreation Centers

Information about local Recreation center locations, programs and classes.

Partnership for a Healthier Alexandria

A citizen-led coalition of non-profit organizations, schools, municipal agencies, local businesses, government and community leaders, and concerned citizens joined together to promote and preserve a healthy Alexandria community.

Inova Alexandria Hospital

4320 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA 22304, 703-504-3000

Alexandria Neighborhood Health Services Inc/ANHSI

2 East Glebe Rd, Alexandria, VA 22305, 703-535-5568

Provides primary health care to anyone regardless of age, income, health insurance, place of residence, or ability to pay.


Websites
CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response

Information for public health emergency preparedness from the Centers for Disase Control and Prevention.

Flu.gov

Information about flu treatment, prevention and planning from the Federal Department of Health and Human Services.

Let's Move!

Information about food and nutrition, physical activity and community involvement created as part of First Lady Michelle Obama's initiative to "raise a healthier generation of kids."

MedlinePlus

Information for patients and their families and friends about diseases, conditions and wellness issues, provided by the National Institute of Heath.

My Plate

Information from the US Department of Agriculture on using "My Plate" dietary guidelines.

World Health Organization

Information on worldwide health topics from the United Nations.

 

 

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