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Health Professions

An online guide for students exploring medical topics and health professions

Articles and News

a collection of over 29 million biomedical source citations from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Note:  Not all citations provide links to the full-text, but many do.
ScienceDaily a website of news content on current scientific topics from hundreds of news organizations worldwide

MerckManuals - Professional Version

online medical reference created through collaboration among hundreds of experts worldwide, a peer-review board, and a medical editorial staff
OnlineMedEd hundreds of instructional and medical case videos organized by topic, for the purpose of study
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention health information from the leading national public health institute of the United States, including topic overviews, up-to-date statistics, and current health issues
Frontiers Research Topics an open educational resource featuring collections of scholarly articles, created and peer-reviewed by professional researchers.


Career Exploration

Occupational Outlook Handbook contains up-to-date information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics about thousands of careers, including training, salaries, and job market outlook. Browse professions by discipline or search specific positions by name.
Explore Health Careers browsable career guidance and information in 27 general medical fields, made available through Liaison -- a for-profit admissions management company.


Online Medical Dictionary

Merriam-Webster Medical Dictionary

Free online dictionary containing medical terms and abbreviations.

Search by entering your term in the search box or browse by letter.