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ABMS Directory

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The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), a not-for-profit organization comprising 24 medical specialty boards, is the entity overseeing physician certification in the United States. ABMS Directory provides certification status and professional information about board certified physicians from the 24 Member Boards, in more than 150 specialties and subspecialties. It is designed to help library patrons locate specialists based on geographic area as well as specialty or subspecialty.
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Influenza Information

Affordable Care Act

General Information

211 Infoline Connecticut
Connecticut community resources of health providers, individual/family services, support groups and legal issues.

American Academy of Dermatology

Centers for Disease Control     Health advisories.

Comparison of Managed Care Organizations in Connecticut
Download this booklet from the State of Connecticut.

Connecticut Clearinghouse
Information on substance abuse and mental health topics.

Danbury Hospital Online

Doctor Finder
Find your doctor’s office hours, accepted insurance providers, educational history and affiliations. Search by physician’s name or specialty.

Information on healthy living and health topics for women, men and seniors. Prescription and over-the-counter drug information.

Food and Nutrition Information Center


Healthfinder – Español

HealthNet: Connecticut Consumer Health Information Network
Current medical news, recommended books, magazines and internet resources for health issues.

Mayo Clinic Drug Information
Articles, drug information and health management tools.

Medical Information in Plain Language
A Health Literacy Resource Guide, is available from the University of Connecticut Health Center Library. The Plain Language Subject Guide includes links to easy-to-read information about medical conditions, children’s health, senior health, dental care, research news, nutrition, medical terms, and communicating effectively with a doctor. The Plain Language Subject Guide is a publication of the Library’s consumer health program: Healthnet: Connecticut Consumer Health Information Network.

The Official US Government Site for Medicare Information.

Medline Plus
Health information for all from the National Library of Medicine.

Merck Manual

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Health

North American Menopause Society

Nursing Home Comparisons by Location


Pharmacy Checker
Comparative prices for prescription drugs-international.


For public health professionals.

Traveler’s Health from the C.D.C.

U.S. National Library of Medicine