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Health and Wellness Resource Center

Find good health information, from trusted medical reference materials, with Health and Wellness Resource Center. It includes health-related videos, articles from magazines and medical journals, and prescription drug information. Material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only.

MedLine Plus

MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from the National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health, and other government agencies and health-related organizations. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and the latest health news.

AHRQ Treatment Guides

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality provides short, plain language guides that discuss benefits and harms of different treatment options for a wide variety of health conditions. Topics include breathing conditions, cancer, diabetes, and many others. Guides are available in English and Spanish and can be printed.

PubMed Health

This collection of clinical effectiveness reviews and other resources helps consumers and clinicians use and understand clinical research results. These are drawn from the National Center of Biotechnology Information (NCBI) Bookshelf and PubMed, including published systematic reviews from organizations such as the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, The Cochrane Collaboration, and others (see complete listing). Links to full text articles are provided when available.

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

The Center for Disease Control & Prevention keeps an updated Travel Notices, tips for Healthy Living, and national health statistics.


The National Library of Medicine is a useful resource for students and teachers in grades 9 – 12 to learn genetics. GeneEd allows students and teachers to explore topics such as Cell Biology, DNA Forensics, and Top Issues in Genetics.

Tennessee Department of Health

Looking for Tennessee specific information? Check here for statistics, licensing reports, and reports.