De Soto Public Library

Health

Resources to learn about health and medicine.

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A resource to support the information needs of patients covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to holistic and integrated medicine.

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Articles about medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.

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This resource provides middle and high school students with up-to-date, nonjudgmental, self-help support. Topics covered include diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide, bullying and LGBTQ+ information.

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The Mayo Clinic has a database of information about different illnesses, healthy living, drugs, tests, and procedures. The Health Information tab has A-Z lists of diseases & conditions, symptoms, tests, and drug information.

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An online health information resource for the public that offers information on health topics, human genetics, medical tests, medications, dietary supplements, and healthy recipes.  High-quality, relevant health and wellness information that is trusted and easy to understand, in both English and Spanish.

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An online health reference resource for consumers and medical professionals. Its mission is to provide the best medical information of the day to a wide cross-section of users, including medical professionals and students, veterinarians and veterinary students, and consumers.

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A database of over 32 million citations and abstracts of biomedical literature from life sciences journals, online books, and MEDLINE, with links to full text articles from PubMed Central, a free full-text biomedical literature archive, and other sources.

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An online publisher of medical news, health, and well-being information. Contains in-depth medical news, reference material, and articles on topics that range from common conditions to drug information.

Location and Hours

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De Soto Public Library
712 S. Main Street, De Soto, MO 63020
636-586-3858
636-586-1707 (fax)

Monday - Thursday:
9 am  - 6 pm 

Friday:
9 am - 5 pm

Saturday:
9 am - 2 pm

Closed Sunday

Holiday Hours


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A unique tutoring, homework help, and studying suite designed to assist patrons of all ages succeed. Find help for each step in writing a paper, preparing for standardized tests, and video lessons in English and Spanish.

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