Health

* = database from the State Library of Kansas

American Cancer Society  

American Diabetes Association  

American Heart Association  

American Medical Association  

If you are going to search for health information on the Internet, it's a given that you want to find good, accurate, useful information. You owe it to yourself to learn to evaluate and judge the quality of a web site offering medical information.

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas Hospice  

Catholic Community Hospice provides care, comfort and support to address the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients and families faced with a life-limiting illness. As part of the mission of Catholic Charities, the multidisciplinary hospice team serves people of all faiths by offering guidance, peace of mind and compassionate end-of-life care.

CDC  

Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control

Consumer Health Complete*   

Browsable medical database including drug information, topic fact sheets, medical dictionaries, and ebooks.

Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine  

Includes information on more than 1,700 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.  

Healthcare.gov

Sign up for health insurance from the Affordable Care Act. 

Health information sponsored by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

KVC Health Systems  

KVC Health Systems is committed to enriching and enhancing the lives of children and families by providing medical and behavioral healthcare, social services, and education.

Leavenworth County Health Department  

The Leavenworth County Health Department offers a wide range of services to Leavenworth County residents in an attempt to improve the quality of life through environmental and community health nursing. The goal of the Health Department is to provide services necessary to give Leavenworth County residents the opportunity to enjoy good health in a healthy environment.

Medline*   

Information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and more. Created by the National Library of Medicine.

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source*   

This database offers reliable, comprehensive coverage of the fields of nursing and allied health including journals, video, dissertations, reference books and more.

RxList: Internet Drug Index  

A good online version of a pill book. This web site includes everything from how a drug should be used to side effects. A very thorough source of drug information.

Saint John Hospital  

As the first private hospital in Kansas, Saint John Hospital has an unparalleled tradition of life-saving medical care for families just like yours. Saint John is a community hospital located in Leavenworth, Kan. Saint John and our sister hospital, Providence Medical Center in nearby Kansas City, Kan., are earning the highest awards in health care quality and safety.

Saint Luke's Cushing Hospital  

Saint Luke's Cushing Hospital is a faith-based, not-for-profit, locally owned community hospital committed to the highest levels of excellence in providing health care and health-related services in a caring environment. As a member of Saint Luke’s Health System, they are committed to enhancing the physical, mental, and spiritual health of the community they serve.

Saint Vincent Clinic  

Saint Vincent Clinic is a doctor's office for low-income uninsured residents of Leavenworth County. Often referred to as a "safety-net" clinic, Saint Vincent Clinic provides the same services as most family doctors in a welcoming, compassionate environment. Services include primary health care, medication assistance, and chronic disease management.

SAMHSA  

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - Mental Health Services Locater- just select the state that you would like to locate service providers within.

The Guidance Center  

The Guidance Center is a community based, non-profit agency that serves as the local Community Mental Health Center for Atchison, Jefferson and Leavenworth Counties in Kansas. They provide a full range of quality outpatient and inpatient referral/release services for individuals, families and businesses in these communities.