Medical Reference

These professional and trusted resources will help you find answers to your medical questions. We recommend beginning most searches in Medline Plus.


Health & Medicine

Access World News

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Find global information on topics related to business, health, education, the environment, government, politics and more from a variety current and retrospective news media including newspapers, newswires, blogs, broadcast transcripts, periodicals and web-only content featuring the Christian Science Monitor, Connecticut Post, Darien News-Review and the Hartford Courant.
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eLicense - Connecticut

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An easy to use database of licensed healthcare providers, includes licensure actions and pending charges.

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Health Information in Multiple Languages

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From the National Library of Medicine, health information in multiple languages, including American Sign Language, Arabic, Cambodian/Khmer, Chinese, French, German, Hmong, Korean, Laotian, Russian, Spanish, Thai, and Vietnamese

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Health Source: Consumer Edition

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This rich collection of consumer health information provides access to full-text consumer health magazines and reference books. It also includes searchable full text for current health pamphlets.

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MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's website for patients and their families and friends.

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Merck Manuals - Consumer Edition

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A trusted, authoritative resource for information on medical topics, symptoms, drugs, procedures, news and more, written in everyday language.

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Open Payments

Open Payments

Pharmaceutical and medical device companies are required by law to release details of their payments to a variety of doctors and U.S. teaching hospitals.

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Community Resources

These community organizations can help you with health and wellness-related needs. If you are in crisis, please call 9-1-1


Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center, Inc. (CPAC) is a statewide nonprofit organization that offers information and support to families of children with any disability or chronic illness, age birth through 26.

The Human Services Department provides a wide variety of services, including supportive counseling, assessment for benefits and program eligibility, as well as case management for any Darien resident. In addition, the staff provides crisis intervention, assistance with mental health, substance abuse and domestic violence issues. They also provide emergency financial assistance. All client information is strictly confidential.

Family Centers is a private, nonprofit organization offering education, health and human services to children, adults and families in Fairfield County.

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