Health & Fitness
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Explore Healthnet resources online. Healthnet was established to provide consumer health information to Connecticut residents. The Health Center Library is open to the public for medical research and assistance. You may visit the Library and do your own research or call to have medical information professionals research a medical topic for you and mail you the results.
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Affordable Care Act Information
American Diabetes Association
American Heart Association
American Lyme Disease Foundation
National Cancer Institute
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Skin Cancer Foundation
Doctors and Hospitals
General Health Reference
Genetics Home Reference
Healthnet: CT Consumer Health Information Network
Household Products Database
Lab Tests Online
Online Medical Dictionary
USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference
Affordable Care Act Information and Resources
New health insurance options under Affordable Care Act began October 1, 2013
Access Health CT - Connecticut's Official Health Insurance Marketplace
- See benefits for individuals, families and business owners.
- Questions? Call 855-805-4325 (toll free in CT) Mon-Fri 8am-8pm, Saturday 11am-3pm.
Connecticut Office of the Healthcare Advocate Assists Connecticut residents in making informed decisions when selecting a health plan. Assists with healthcare coverage.
State of Connecticut Insurance Department Information for consumers from the CT Insurance Department which monitors the health law. Includes a section on consumer alerts and tips.
HealthCare.gov Learn how the healh care law affects you. This is the official site of the Health Insurance Marketplace.
Protect Yourself from Fraud in the Health Insurance Marketplace From HealthCare.gov.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Provides Affordable Care Act information by state. Includes Insurance Marketplace, About the Law, Prevention & Wellness, and Facts & Features.
Circulating nonfiction books and most reference books are shelved in the stacks in Adult Services. Print magazines and newspapers are on display in the Friends of the Library Reading Room on the upper level. Audiobooks and nonfiction DVDs are shelved separately.
Medicine and Health – 610-612
Fitness and Exercise - 613.7
Drugs - 615
Diseases - 616
Surgery - 617
Nutrition – 613.2
Diets -- 613.25-613.28
Muscle & Fitness
Tufts University Diet & Nutrition Letter
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