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Healthy living resources

Through our health libraries and resource centers, Community Hospital serves the community as a reliable resource for information on illnesses, conditions, drugs, medical tests, and more. Whether you're looking for a quick answer to a simple health question or doing in-depth research on a condition, the following services can help. 

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Health Libraries and Resource Centers

Community Hospital offers the services of a professional librarian and volunteer staff through a public-lending library at the Cancer Center in the main hospital and Hospice of the Central Coast. Information on numerous health-related topics is available through our extensive collection of books, CDs, DVDs, and more. 

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Medline PlusMEDLINEplus®

MEDLINEplus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and the latest health news in multiple languages. 

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MRSA

Concerned about staph infections?

The Centers for Disease Control provides the facts. Learn what MRSA is and how to prevent it.

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Glucose Buddy

Healthy living apps

Browse our list of smartphone apps for healthy living.

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