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As a result of Children’s Wisconsin’s new security protocol, all users on the CW network will need to register for an OpenAthens account to access library resources (including UpToDate, VisualDx, etc.) via the library webpage. Click here to register for an OpenAthens account or view more information.

Consumer Health: Health Information

To help you navigate the wealth of consumer health information out there effectively and safely, the MCW Libraries have created lists of reliable, trusted resources you can turn to as well as tips and tricks to evaluate health information.

Search Medline Plus

MCW Libraries recommends making MedlinePlus your first choice when it comes to looking for health information. MedlinePlus covers health conditions, wellness issues, and more in easy-to-read language. Information is provided in multiple languages. Search in Español.

General Health Resources

Special Health Topics

Find information on specific health topics, diseases and conditions. The health topic pages contain links to websites with trusted and reliable information. 

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