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Antibiotic Literature Review
By Johns Hopkins Division of Infectious Diseases. Monthly literature summaries.
Cancer Prevention and Control Publications
By US Center for Disease Control (CDC). These cancer-related publications and materials are accessible online in PDF or HTML formats by topic area of interest.
By National Cancer Institute. A bibliographic database that contains more than 1.8 million citations and abstracts from over 4,000 different sources including biomedical journals, proceedings, books, reports, and doctoral theses. The database contains references to cancer literature published from the 1960s to the present and is updated with approximately 10,000 records every month.
JAMA and Archives
By American Medical Association. Free articles from JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association).
By National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health (NCEMCH). Search a database listing materials held in the Mary C. Egan Maternal and Child Health Library. Each record contains a bibliographic citation, the name of a contact from whom the item may be obtained, and an annotation describing the item. The Mary C. Egan Maternal and Child Health Library is part of the library system of Georgetown University, and it contains more than 20,000 items on a wide range of maternal and child health (MCH) topics.
By US National Library of Medicine. Provides access to citations from biomedical literature and to bibliographic information which includes MEDLINE.
The Medical Letter Public Reading Room
By The Medical Letter, Inc.. Download articles from The Medical Letter. Topics include acetaminophen safety, drugs past their expiration date, generic drugs, drugs for diabetes, spinal manipulation, advice for travelers, drugs for parasitic infections, post-exposure anthrax prophylaxis, drugs and vaccines against biological weapons, and more.