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Consumer Health

Resources written for regular people. Find information to share with your patients and their families. Find information about general health topics, such as exercise or nutrition.
On this page you'll find the databases we recommend for articles on consumer health topics. Depending on your specific project, you may find certain resources more relevant that others.

Recommended Consumer Health Databases

Free Databases

Remember to Ask Yourself:

1. Who said it? 2. When did they say it? 3. How did they know?

Trust It or Trash It

Connect Google Scholar and the Library

Connect Google Scholar and the MCPHS Libraries to get to the full-text articles you find. Don't skip or pay for articles - check the Library first!

Use the Get Full Text (MCPHS) links next to the result to get the article.

 

Set Up Google Scholar & MCPHS Libraries:

  1. Click on Settings in the upper right corner of Google Scholar.
  2. Choose Library Links on the left, search for MCPHS.
  3. Select MCPHS - Get Full Text (MCPHS).
  4. Click the blue Save button.
  5. That's it!

Next time you're searching, look for the MCPHS - Get Full Text (MCPHS). link next to each search result.

Don't see it? Click on more underneath the result. 

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