Health Studies


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Primary subject databases
Database Description
CINAHL with Full Text Index for nursing & allied health literature including full text for some content. View Full Description

Main databases

Secondary subject databases
Database Description
MEDLINE (via ProQuest) Key index for biomedical and related literature. View Full Description
PubMed Free biomedical literature search tool, composed primarily of Medline but including additional information. View Full Description

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Tertiary subject databases
Database Description
APA PsycInfo A comprehensive database for the field of psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines. View Full Description
BioOne Complete Books and journals in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences. View Full Description
Cochrane Library Collection of seven databases with information on the effects of intervention and prevention in health care. View Full Description
Disease Surveillance On-Line Statistics and data for a range of years from Health Canada. View Full Description
PTSDpubs Index for assessment, treatment, services and policies relating to stress disorder. View Full Description
SPORTDiscus International database with citations for materials in sports medicine, exercise physiology, physical education and related fields. View Full Description
TOXLINE (via ProQuest) Citations for journal articles, monographs, technical reports and other materials in all areas of toxicology. View Full Description
Web of Science Search all the databases on the Web of Science platform. View Full Description

World Health Organization

  • Information and statistics on health topics

Public Health Agency of Canada

  • Health topics from the government of Canada

CDC Health Topics A to Z

  • Health topics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nutrition Source

  • Health topics from Harvard's School of Public Health