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This guide to the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, provides a good starting point with information on the program and resources to help Californians in understanding and applying the new healthcare insurance reforms.

Offers authoritative full-text reference titles from Gale and other premier publishing partners. Special features include: on-demand machine-aided content translations into 14 languages and text-to-speech technology in 19 languages. search tips

Full-text articles from magazines, journal and scholarly publications.

Provides information about common school illnesses, basic personal hygiene musts, children’s health, food allergies in school, and concussions. Discusses the role of school nurses in health education, wellness, counseling, nutritional services, community involvement and physical education.

Consumer health reference covering topics such as nutrition and medical tests, including access to PDR Family Guide to Prescription Drugs and PDR for Herbal Medicines.   Guided Tour

Health information for kids and teens, provided by the Nemours Foundation.  .
A State of California agency that licenses medical doctors and investigates complaints.
An extensive portal of health information by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.  

Provides basic health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health.  
A gateway to participating government agencies such as FDA, National Institute of Health, National Library of Medicine. Topics includes, alternative medicine, drugs and pharmacology, medical devices, and more....  
For teens looking for honest, accurate information and advice about health, relationships, and growing up.