Databases and Journal Articles

PubMed Central Canada
Academic Search Premier

Reference or Basic Information

MedLine Plus/Health Topics
Medline Plus/Health Statistics

Terminology and Definitions

Medical Subject Headings (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
Medical Dictionary (U.S. National Library of Medicine)

Information by disease


Alzheimer’s Association
Alzheimer Society Canada
National Institute on Aging


Canadian Cancer Society
National Cancer Institute
BioMed Central / Cancer Gateway
American Cancer Society
European Cancer Observatory
Cancer Research UK
Center for Disease Control and Prevention / Cancer
Prevention and Control

Cardiovascular Disease

Public Health Agency of Canada - Cardiovascular Disease
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
Heart Disease – Medline Plus

Chronic Respiratory Disease

Canadian Lung Association
Medline Plus / Lung Diseases
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute / Diseases and Conditions Index
Center for Disease Control and Prevention / Air Pollution & Respiratory Health


Public Health Agency of Canada - Diabetes
Canadian Diabetes Association
American Diabetes Association
Diabetes – Medline Plus



Canadian Institute for Health Information
Database of Online Health Statistics (Institute of Health Economics)
Health Canada
Public Health Agency of Canada

US and International

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Data and Statistics
Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Cochrane Reviews
National Center for Health Statistics
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
World Health Organization

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