Health & Wellness

Health Resources from the Ferguson Library

Find information about featured health topics as well as research resources from the library and local resources from around the community.

September is Healthy Aging Month. We've featured a number of titles and community resources topics below.

Healthy Aging Month

COVID-19 Resources

MedlinePlus COVID Information

MedlinePlus is a service of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world's largest medical library, which is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Healthy Aging Month

Health Magazines

Domestic Violence Resources

YWCA Domestic Abuse Services

YWCA Greenwich: eliminating racism, empowering women logo

Confidential immediate assistance, counseling services, emergency shelter, children’s services, resources and referrals, and support navigating criminal and civil court services. Serves Greenwich, CT

Address

259 East Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06830
United States

Phone
203-869-6501

The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling & Education

The Rowan Center: A Sexual Assault Resource Agency logo

Provides counseling and support services to victims of sexual assault and to eliminate sexual violence through community-wide education programs. All services are free and confidential. English and Spanish available.

Address

1111 Summer St.
Stamford, CT 06901
United States

Phone
203-348-9346

General Health Resources

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

The mission of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is to enhance the health and well-being of all Americans, by providing for effective health and human services and by fostering sound, sustained advances in the sciences underlying medicine, public health, and social services.

MedlinePlus

MedlinePlus is a service of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world's largest medical library, which is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Health Research Resources

Access Health CT

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Access Health CT - Connecticut’s only official health insurance marketplace that offers Connecticut residents and employers a range of quality, affordable health and dental insurance options from several health insurance partners.

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Centers for Disease Control

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Centers for Disease Control (CDC) - Access to demographic and public health data, heath information for travelers, health surveillance tools as well as health news and links to other government information resources.

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Connecticut Physician Register - License Lookup

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Connecticut Physician Register - License Lookup - Find currently licensed physicians with indication of any licensure actions or pending malpractice charges.

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FoodData Central (U.S. Dept. of Agriculture)

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FoodData Central (U.S. Dept. of Agriculture) - Nutrient and food component data for grocery products commonly sold in the United States. For use by researchers, policy makers, educators, nutrition and health professionals, product developers, and the general public.

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Health Information in Multiple Languages

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Browse health information in multiple languages, arranged by language.

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Health Source: Consumer Edition

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Health Source: Consumer Edition - Reference books, pamphlets, and consumer health magazines, with more than 18,800 Clinical Reference Systems reports.

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