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AdSpender VCU
AdSpender tracks millions of brands across 18 media and ranks top spenders by industry, parent, brand, etc. Find how, when and where the competition spends their advertising dollars.

AIDSinfo
Full-text information for health professionals and consumers about HIV/AIDS. Includes guidelines, clinical trials, drugs, educational materials and more.

Consumer Health Complete VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Contains a variety of consumer health and wellness information. Includes full-text reports, books, pamphlets, and magazines. Users can find drug information, medical images, and videos.

Health Source: Consumer Edition VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Consumer and patient health information on a variety of diseases, conditions, and wellness topics. Contains the full text of magazines, books, reports, and health pamphlets.

health.gov
Portal to the websites of a number of multi-agency health initiatives and activities of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and other federal departments and agencies.

MEDLINEplus
Extensive guide to consumer and patient health information resources. Provides information on diseases, conditions, wellness, drugs, and lab tests. The site also contains health information in several languages, easy to read resources, and videos.

MedlinePlus Genetics (formerly Genetics Home Reference)
View consumer-friendly information about the effects of genetic variation on human health. Content from Genetics Home Reference has been transferred to this resource.

Tox Town
Product of the U.S. National Library of Medicine offering high quality consumer-level non-technical information about connections between chemicals, the environment, and the public's health.