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Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet
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Finding Reliable Health Information Online: MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, ToxNet

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Presentation at the St. Francis of Assisi of Ann Arbor 2011 Annual Health Fair.

Presentation at the St. Francis of Assisi of Ann Arbor 2011 Annual Health Fair.

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  • Can search/browse by products, manufacturers, ingredients, and health effects. Recommend by product (unless you have a specific health symptom, but cannot identify the source)
  • Automatically translate the drug name into its generic name. Here searching for Advil directs us to ibuprofen records
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    • 1. How to Find Reliable Health Information Online University of Michigan Taubman Health Sciences Library St. Francis of Assisi Health Fair May 22, 2011 © Regents of the University of Michigan 2010
    • 2. <ul><ul><li>MedlinePlus.gov From the National Library of Medicine </li></ul></ul>It’s all available from MedlinePlus.Gov NIH Senior Health ToxNet
    • 3. <ul><li>MedlinePlus </li></ul>
    • 4. MedlinePlus.gov <ul><ul><li>Symptoms, causes, treatment, and prevention for 800+ diseases, conditions, and wellness issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Side effects, precautions, and storage for 1000+ drugs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information on alternative treatments, herbs, and supplements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Videos and tutorials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NO ADVERTISING! </li></ul></ul>
    • 5. Home Page Type here to search a topic Click here to browse
    • 6. Searching
    • 7. Results
    • 8. Browsing
    • 9. Drugs, herbs, and Supplements
    • 10. Drugs, herbs, and Supplements
    • 11. Drug Example
    • 12. Health Dictionary Health Encyclopedia
    • 13. Email Alerts
    • 14. Videos & Cool Tools
    • 15. Example Video
    • 16. Magazine Easy to Read Version Multiple Languages
    • 17. NIH MedlinePlus Magazine
    • 18. NIH SeniorHealth
    • 19. Click on “NIH Senior Health” Start at MedlinePlus.gov
    • 20. All Topics, A-Z Health Videos Email Updates Text Size, Contrast, Narrator Training Tools NIH Senior Health
    • 21. Health Topic Example
    • 22. Health Videos
    • 23. E-Mail Updates
    • 24. <ul><li>ToxNet: Household Products </li></ul>
    • 25. Household Products <ul><li>Types of substances in make-up, paint, cleaners, weed killers, glues, and more! </li></ul><ul><li>Potential health effects or hazards of products </li></ul><ul><li>How to handle and dispose of these products safely </li></ul>
    • 26. Go to MedlinePlus.gov and search for ToxNet. It’s the 1 st Result.
    • 27. Click on “Household Products”
    • 28. Product Recalls Click on “ Product Recalls”
    • 29. Find the side effects of using CoverGirl foundation
    • 30. Browse Products
    • 31. Product Info on CoverGirl Make-up Includes first aid instructions and recommended handling/disposal
    • 32. <ul><li>LactMed: </li></ul><ul><li>For Breastfeeding Mothers </li></ul>
    • 33. LactMed <ul><li>Should I use this drug while breastfeeding? </li></ul><ul><li>What effects will this drug have on my baby? On me? </li></ul><ul><li>What can I take instead? </li></ul>
    • 34. Go to MedlinePlus.gov and search for ToxNet. It’s the 2 nd Result.
    • 35. Click on LactMed, then type into the search box
    • 36. Search the Common Pain Reliever Advil
    • 37. Most Important Sections <ul><li>Summary of Use during Lactation </li></ul><ul><li>Effects in Breastfed Infants </li></ul><ul><li>Possible Effects on Lactation </li></ul><ul><li>Alternate Drugs to Consider </li></ul>
    • 38. Taubman Health Sciences Library <ul><li>The library is open to the public </li></ul><ul><li>Our computers have guest access </li></ul><ul><li>Located at 1135 E. Catherine St., Ann Arbor </li></ul><ul><li>Free parking in nearby parking structures evenings after 6pm and on weekends </li></ul>

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