1125 Broadway
PO Box 1100
Hewlett, NY 11557-0903

Main phone: (516) 374-1967

(516) 374-1667

(516) 569-1229

Susan O. de Sciora, Director

Subject Links
Library Hours & Directions


Locating a Doctor, Dentist or Hospital
  • American Hospital Directory
  • American Medical Association: Doctor finder
  • American Dental Association: dentist directory (names and addresses only)
  • Best Doctors on L.I. : from Newsday (may require login)
  • New York State Dept. of Health: Professional Misconduct and Physician Discipline
  • New York State Physician Profile: after locating name, click on "Education", etc. for more information

  • Health information
  • CAPHIS: Consumer & Patient Health Information Section: web sites you can trust
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Chemical Scorecard: Pollutants in our area
  • Deciphering MedSpeak: medical terms for the layperson
  • Disability.gov
  • DiscoveryHealth: health information from the Discovery Channel
  • new itemHealth Central: more than 35 condition-specific and wellness sites, all with the goal to support and inform our users who have life-changing conditions.
  •  Healthfinder
  • Human Body Maps: free interactive anatomy program; high-quality images
  • InteliHealth: from Aetna Insurance and Harvard Medical School
  • LabTestsOnline.org
  • Mayo Clinic: First Aid
  • Medicare: the Official U.S. government site for Medicare information
  • Medline (through National Library of Medicine)
  • Medscape
  • Merck Manual Home Edition
  • new item National Cancer Institute
  • National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine (NIH)
  • National Center for Health Statistics
  • New England Journal of Medicine
  • New York State Department of Health Consumer Information
  • NOAH: New York Online Access to Health  (in English and Spanish)
  • Nutrition.gov: easy access to all federal government information on nutrition, diets, etc.
  • PatientINFORM: easy access to full-text journal articles on medical issues
  • U.S. Pharmacist: online version of the magazine
  • Virtual Hospital  (University of Iowa) :  click on For Patients
  • Virtual Children's Hospital (University of Iowa): information on Children's Health topics
  • WebMD
  • Whonamedit? : the World's most comprehensive dictionary of medical eponyms
  • Your health daily: articles on healthcare topics

  • Health Care Information
               Nursing Homes

    Complimentary and Alternative Medicine
  • Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module  (HW cardholders access with your library card number)
  • HerbMed: scientific data underlying the use of herbs for health (Alternative Medicine Foundation)

  • Prescription Drugs
  • New ItemFDA: Drugs Section
  • HealthNet.com: prescription drug index 
  • RxList: The Internet drug index

  • Medical History
  • MedHist: the guide to history of medicine resources on the Internet (closed 2011)
  • Medical Heritage Library: digitized medical rare books from some of the world's leading medical libraries

  • Green square Doctors/Dentists &

    Green square Health Information
    Green square Health Care Information
    Green square Complimentary &
    Alternative Medicine

                              square Prescription Drugs
    Green square Medical History

    Script provided by JavaScript Kit
    last revised 12/16/2013