Online Health Information Library expanded

July 17, 2008

Health information is one of the most sought-after topics for the online community. Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center has expanded its online Health Information Library to help patients and employees learn more about many health-care issues. Visit to get current information on more than 3,600 topics, including diseases and conditions, surgeries and tests, poisons, injuries and nutrition. Full-color images help explain most topics, which can be printed to keep as a handy reference.

The Surgeries and Procedures section is a graphical presentation that covers a variety of medical and health-care topics. The Health Topics in Motion section shows animated views and videos of many common health issues. The health librarian can answer questions submitted via e-mail, providing users with access to even more online health-care advice.

The health-related information, tools and resources on the Web site are provided for general information purposes only. They are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and may not be applicable to any particular situation. Always consult a qualified medical professional for the diagnosis or treatment of any disease, other health-related concerns or before starting a fitness regimen. Some of the content and health resources found on this site are provided and maintained by other parties.


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Last Updated March 19, 2009