Health Content to the Rescue!

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| By Shirelle Phelps |

Need a remedy for that nagging cough? Want answers about your grandmother’s Alzheimer’s disease?  Going in for a special test and need a list of questions to ask your doctor? You can find answers to these and countless other health-related questions in the award-winning “Gale Encyclopedia of” health product family.

The Gale Encyclopedia of product line is a well-known and highly-regarded content set packed with authoritative health information. Since its inception in 1999, with the release of the Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, Gale has produced over 23 unique narrative content sets that highlight various areas of health specialties. Each title contains an alphabetical arrangement of entries, cross-references, key terms, glossary, resources, colorful images, and a comprehensive subject index. Most content sets also include “Questions to ask your doctor,” when applicable. All of the content is carefully written and reviewed by health professionals!

Some of the most sought-after titles include the Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health, Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests, and Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine. Other successful, in-demand, niche titles include the Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health and the Gale Encyclopedia of Senior Health.

Worried about the pollution in your neighborhood? Clear the air with the Gale Encyclopedia of Environmental Health.

Not comfortable about taking the medication your doctor prescribed? “Pill-lightly” read all about it in the Gale Encyclopedia of Prescription Drugs.

Worried about your daughter’s pink eye? We see you need the Gale Encyclopedia of Children’s Health.

Have concerns about your husband’s trendy new diet? Be fed the Gale Encyclopedia of Diets.

Feeling stiff? Sounds like you need to move to the Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness!

For health concerns, we advise you to seek the advice of a medical professional, but while waiting, ease your mind by engaging with thousands of health topics in the Gale Encyclopedia of product line.

Each content set is available via eBook on the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) platform and many titles are featured in the Health and Wellness Resource Center (HWRC) database. You can also obtain them in print.

Be well!

Meet the Author

Shirelle Phelps is the director of Content Strategy & Development for Gale’s products that highlight biographies, film, law, automotive (Chilton), science, and health. She enjoys vacationing in the West with her family and taking bike riding adventures with her husband.



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