Title Description Use @ home?
Consumer's Checkbook
Find high-quality products and services at competitive prices.  Full access (including at-home access and the ability to submit reviews) is for Arlington Heights cardholders only.  Non-Arlington Heights cardholders, please click here for limited access.
Product reviews for home, health, electronics, etc. You can also browse individual CR issues (2009-present).
Gale Virtual Reference Library Yes
Health and Wellness Resource Center
Reference articles, pamphlets, and magazine articles. Access to this product will discontinue after May 29. Please consider using Medical Reference Books from the Gale Virtual Reference Library, MedlinePlus and the "Quick Search for Articles and More" at the top of the library's Research > Databases page
Health Care Plan Ratings
A free site for Illinois residents, which allows users to compare all available federal marketplace health plans on cost, quality, risk, and doctor availability. Compiled by the creators of Consumer's Checkbook.
Medical Reference Books
From the Gale Virtual Reference Library. Dozens of medical reference books you can browse individually or search all at once.
Index of medical research articles 1965-. Search PubMed for articles 1950-. Tutorial
Comprehensive health and drug information for the layperson. Tutorial.
Natural Medicnes (formerly Natural Standard)
Information on the effectiveness herbs, supplements, vitamins, minerals, diets, nutrition, and exercises. Includes a Continuing Education section for medical professionals and a "Colleagues Interact" discussion forum.
Weiss/The Street Financial Ratings
Rates safety and financial stability for banks, credit unions, insurers, stocks and mutual funds. Includes a Medigap Plan selection tool.
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