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Ad$pender VCU
Ad$pender 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.

Genetics Home Reference
This website contains consumer and patient genetic health information. Contents covered include the signs, symptoms, causes, and inheritance patterns of a variety of genetic conditions, as well as information about specific genes and chromosomes.

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.

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.

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