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Consumer Health


Locating quality health information online can be difficult. In this guide, we’ve collected a group of reliable resources to help you find information regarding a variety of health-related issues. If you don’t see the information you’re looking for here, please let us know.

Information for Hampton Roads Residents

The Edward E. Brickell Medical Sciences Library (EVMS Library) provides information resources and services to EVMS students, faculty, clinicians, and staff as well as to members of the Hampton Roads community. We are open to the public during staffed hours.

Three computers are available for general use by the public. All of our information resources can be used by members of the community from these computers. They are intended for health information searching only. Please stop by the Circulation Desk to sign in and receive assistance logging into a computer.

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About This Guide

This guide was developed as part of the EVMS Library's commitment to addressing our community’s most pressing health needs through outreach. Our goal is to improve the health information seeking process and understanding of patients, family members, students, and other members of our Hampton Roads community through increased awareness and use of reliable, freely available, authoritative health information.

We also aim to support the information needs of local public library staff and health professionals who also serve our community. Library staff and health professionals, we'd like to hear from you! Please let us know how you are using our guide at



Developed resources reported in this subject guide are supported by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH) under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012340 with the University of Maryland, Health Sciences and Human Services Library. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.