Manage Your Health

What’s more important than your health and the health of your family? The Shorewood Public Library provides many free resources online and at the library to help you and your loved ones stay in tip top shape.

Online Library Resources


Alt HealthWatch 

In-depth coverage across the spectrum of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Provided by BadgerLink

AHFS Consumer Medication Information 

Patient Advisory Leaflets, including in Spanish, providing vital education on the most prescribed and commonly used medications. Provided by BadgerLink

Consumer Health Complete 

Consumer-oriented health content, covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. Provided by BadgerLink

Health Source: Consumer Edition 

Collection of consumer health information, including full text, from consumer health magazines on medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, to childcare, sports medicine and general health. Provided by BadgerLink

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition 

Provides scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Most articles are full-text. Provided by BadgerLink


Authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Provided by BadgerLink


Aggregates more than 22 million citations for bio-medical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Provided by BadgerLink

Other ONline Resources



Documents, videos and more providing health information in many languages. From the National Institute for Health - U.S. National Library of Medicine.

Health Online: Finding Information You Can Trust

A guide to seeking and finding trustworthy and useful health information online. From Wisconsin Health Literacy.

at the library



Edible Milwaukee Runner's World WebMD
Family Circle Shape Health
Real Simple Yoga Journal Men's Health













We provide a current copy of the following books: Physicians' Desk Reference, Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment, and the Complete Guide to Prescription & Non-Prescription Drugs.