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Environmental Health

Reference Books

Infectious Diseases & Conditions: REF RC112 .I4577 2012

Magill's Medical Guide: REF RC41 .M34 2011



Handbook of Urban Health [electronic resource] : Populations, Methods, and Practice (Springer eBook)

Complementary & Alternative Medicine (Salem Press Online)


Books to Check Out

  • Books about environmental health are located within the following call number ranges.
  • Use the words and phrases below to search the online catalog for books at Sauk and at other I-Share libraries.

GE1-350 Environmental sciences

GF51 Environmental influences on humans

GR880 Medicine. Folk medicine

GV1-1860 Recreation. Leisure

QP1-(981) Physiology

QP1-345 General including influence of the environment

QR1-502 Microbiology

RA1-1270 Public aspects of medicine

RM1-950 Therapeutics. Pharmacology


Other terms to consider

Addiction, alcoholism, asbestos, asthma, bacteria, communicable diseases, diseases, disinfection, dust removal, emotional distress, environmental engineering, environmental sciences, environmental testing, environmental toxicology, environmentally induced diseases, epidemic, fire prevention, food supply, health risk assessment, housing and health,  human trafficking, industrial hygiene, infection, insect pests – control, medicine, medical geography, medical health, medical history, mental health, medical history, microbiology, molds (fungi) –control, noise pollution, nutrition, obesity, passive smoking, personal health, personal hygiene, pharmacology, physical abuse, physiology, poisons, pollution, psychological abuse, public health, quarantine, recreation, rural health, sanitation, sewage disposal, sexual abuse, smoke prevention, social medicine, substance abuse, therapeutics, war, water pollution, water purification, work environment


Magazines and Journals in the LRC


Men’s Fitness

Organic Gardening

Parents Magazine


REPS!Maximum Fitness


Social Problems


Research Databases for Online Articles

CINAHL Plus with Full Text

Consumer Health Complete

EBSCO eBook Collection

Health Source Consumer Edition

Health Source Nursing/Academic Edition



American Institute of Stress

Information on stress and stress reduction.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Information and tools for people and communities to protect their health.

Mold (CDC)

Information pertaining to household mold and associated health problems .

Environmental  Protection Agency

Information to protect human health and the environment.


Emergency preparedness information.

Illinois Department of Public Health

Information to protect the public health through prevention and control of disease and injuries.

Mayo Clinic (Exercise)

Clinical experts provide current medical information and news on health topics.

National Association for Health & Fitness

Ways to improve the quality of life for individuals in the U.S. through the promotion of physical fitness, sports and healthy lifestyles.

National Center for Environmental Health

This site promotes a healthy environment for the prevention of disease.

National Cancer Institute

Information pertaining to radon gas and lung cancer.

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Information on the prevention and treatment of drug and alcohol abuse.

National Safety Council

Information on many safety, health and environmental topics; training resources (worker safety, DDC, FAI, CPR); products; publications; and news.

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

Quick information on exposure to chemicals.

OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Awareness)

Information to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women.

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Information to prevent risks of injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction.

United States Geological Survey

Information pertaining to our Nation’s water resources.

 USDA’s Choose My Plate

Dietary guidelines from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

World Health Organization

Information on public health within the United Nations system.