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Mass Board of Registration Physician Profile
Look up physicians licensed in the Commonwealth. Review a physician's education, licensing, awards, publications, malpractice claims and general practice information.
Physician Locator provided by the American Medical Association. Provides basic professional information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States, including more than 814,000 doctors.
American Hospital Directory
Provides data and statistics on over 6,000 U.S. hospitals. There is a limit to how much free information can be obtained.
National Institute of Health's public information portal.
Extensive information that is easy to understand, from a trusted name in health.
Merck Manual Home Health Handbook
The Merck manual that's probably sitting behind you on a shelf right now. Only online. And updated.
Medical Library Association Top Health Websites
The Consumer and Patient Health Information Section of the Medical Library Association maintains this list. If it's good enough for them...
Centers For Disease Control and Prevention
A government sponsored page addressing public health and safety information
Information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention and research.
Is there an outbreak where you live? or where you are traveling? Find out here on the Health Map.
Encyclopedia of Life
An international, cooperative effort to document every life form recognized. Obviously, a work in progress. The Marine Biological Laboratory of Woods Hole is a contributor.
Butterflies and Moths of North America
An ambitious effort to collect, store, and share species information and occurrence data.
Encyclopedia of Earth
An online encyclopedia of planet earth and its environs.
A mind-bogglingly large amount of information relating to chemistry, mathematics, physics, astronomy and related biographies. Truly mind boggling.
Figure out solutions to wildlife problems. Identify wildlife. Learn how to trap or deter them.
The Federal Depository Library Program training ground. If you 've ever had questions about federal documents (and you know you have), this is the place to start navigating your way through the mire..
Go Botany: Native Plant Trust
Identify over 1,200 common native and naturalized New England plants. Teaching tools and a virtual community are also featured.
UMass Extention Service
The virtual presence for the longstanding service meant to educate and inform individuals, communities and businesses on topics of interest and concern, utilizing the academic resources of UMass Amherst and other sources.