have questions about a personal health or medical concern?
Several options are available to help you get the answers
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. To get
answers to your medical questions, contact Healthnet
at the University of Connecticut Health Center Library – 860/679-4055.
Experienced medical information professionals will research
a medical topic for you and provide you with a free customized
packet of information based on your specific needs. We
will mail the information to your home or you may pick it up
at the library. The resources we use to answer your questions
include medical textbooks, medical journals, computer databases,
and the Internet. Healthnet staff is available from 8:00
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that Healthnet cannot provide medical advice, opinion, or recommendations.
If you want to do your own research, consider using your local
public library. Many public libraries in Connecticut
have books, computer databases, and access to the Internet
to help you find the answers to your medical questions.
Ask a Reference Librarian at the public library for assistance
with your research. If you are unable to find the information
you need, you can call Healthnet.
You may also use the resources of the Health Center Library
to do your own research. The Library is open to the public;
for a schedule of hours, see our
hours of operation You may use our books,
computer databases, and medical journals in the library and
copy any information you need. If you plan to use our
library, you may want to do so when a professional Information
Services librarian is available to assist you. Assistance
is available from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
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are a few examples of the types of questions individuals may
current treatments are recommended for rheumatoid arthritis?
are the long term effects of surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome?
the herb St. John's wort really help depression?
6 month old son was just diagnosed with celiac disease.
Do you have any information about this condition?
doctor prescribed Prilosec for heartburn. Are there
any side effects?
Connecticut Consumer Health Information Network
Lyman Maynard Stowe Library
University of Connecticut Health Center
Farmington CT 06034-4003
about other Healthnet resources and services, including resource
guides, recommended books and Internet links on many
health topics, visit the Healthnet