Health Resources

For log in and password information, please ask Mrs. Caldwell, or click HERE

(only accessible to logged in Wayne Hills students and faculty)

Bergen Record Online- We have daily hard copies in the library, but to use the online version, go to

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC): The official website of the CDC, with information on infectious diseases, chronic diseases, data and statistics, and prevention.

Classroom Videos On Demand: Videos searchable by subject or producers (BBC, TED, HBO, etc.) For subject index:

Discovery Education: Sign in through Classlinks. Short videos on a variety of topics, organized by subject and grade-appropriateness. Topics include Science, English, Math, Social Studies, Health, Careers and Workplace, Visual and Performing Arts, World Languages, News and Current Events, and Virtual Field Trips.

eMagazines: Through a partnership with the Wayne Public Library, students and staff now have access to THOUSANDS of magazines through Libby and Overdrive Here's a step-by-step video showing how to log in and find magazines on Libby, and one for if you would prefer to use Overdrive.

Please note: these are accessible through the Wayne Public Library - you need a library card number to access this. Don’t have a library card? Apply for one now by filling out this Google Form:

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)- Medicine - is an ebook collection of reference resources in a variety of medical and health subject areas including ADHD, AIDS, Autism, obesity, stem cell research, headaches, infectious diseases, genetic disorders, and more. The articles are reproduced exactly as the print edition. Go to the GVRL, and click on “MEDICINE” in the left side menu.

Issues and Controversies Points of View (Ebsco): Information on controversial issues, including overviews of the topic, and links to magazine and academic journal articles. *Login, then select “Points of View”- there is an entire “Health & Medicine” section.

JSTOR - Database of Academic Journals- A collection of journals and ebooks on a variety of topics. Searchable by subject, title, publisher, or via libguides.

Learn.Genetics Website: Free website with comprehensive information on genetics, evolution, human health, cell biology, plants, neuroscience, and ecology. Includes science tools such at virtual labs. Online science magazine. Topic headings include tech, health, planet Earth, strange news, animals, history, culture, and space & physics. No login required. Click on HEALTH for a variety of health-related articles.

MedLinePlus - Health & Medical Database: National Institutes of Health's Website. Contains information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues. Articles, medical videos, and illustrations. Links to the latest medical research and clinical trials. There are directories, a medical encyclopedia, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, and links to thousands of clinical trials.

New York Times (Current Articles): One of the most well-known and well-respected newspapers for over a hundred and fifty years. (if you don't have a login and password yet, fill out this form)

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center (Gale): An online database featuring reprinted articles from books, magazine articles, and websites with comprehensive information on social issues arguing both sides pro and con. Audio files are included. Numerous medical and health topics (click on “Health and Medicine” in the “Browse Issues” section).

Science in Context (Gale): provides contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. Drawing students in with captivating subject matter, Gale In Context: Science showcases how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues ranging from bacteria to obesity and weather.

The collection includes millions of full-text articles that includes national and global publications as well as 200+ experiments, projects, and top reference content. For health and medicine-related options, click on “Health and Medicine” in the “Browse Topics” section.

Science Reference Center (EBSCO): Designed to meet every student researcher's needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images. Content Includes more than 200 full-text science periodicals, 880 full-text science reference books, 12 full-text science encyclopedias, 800 full-text science essays, 4,000 full-text, full-length biographies of scientists, more than 300,000 high-quality images, including stunning images of landscapes, plants, animals, rock formations, fungi and more, dozens of science animations, and more than 640 science videos. Click on “Life Sciences”, then whatever topic you are interested in to learn about health-related topics.

*Log into Ebsco, then scroll down to Science Reference Center. is used by your teachers for turning in papers. Your login and password are whatever you made them (usually your Wayne Hills email and password), and your teacher should give you the class ID and login code for that class (you only need to put the class ID and login code in once- after that, when you log in, you will see all your classes).

World Book Online- Online encyclopedia including articles on almost any topic, tables of statistics, animation, media, pictures, illustrations, sounds, and more.