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Original CHIRS page that has now been updated.
Last Updated: Feb 5, 2015 URL: Print Guide

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CHIRS Service

Do you need information to guide decisions about your health, the health of a family member or a friend?

The McGoogan Library of Medicine provides such information to Nebraska residents free of charge through our Consumer Health Information Resource Service (CHIRS).  A Health Sciences Librarian will research your condition and provide a tailored package of information that may include: journal articles, book chapters, pamphlets and web resources.

You can submit a request through the CHIRS Request Form, email or call 402-559-6221 (1-866-800-5209 toll-free)



Search MedlinePlus:
 MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information in English, Spanish, and other languages from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations.

Consumer Health Disclaimer

This information is intended to provide general information for you. Some material may contain information that is the opinion of the author and not necessarily that of your physician. Only a health professional (physician, nurse, etc.) can interpret and individualize the information for a specific person's condition and situation. Please consult your health professional on specific medical questions.

Following the Clues - online video

This online video was designed for young children, but is useful for new immigrants to watch and learn about how health care takes place in the United States. It is published in 3 languages: English, Spanish, and Sudanese Nuer.

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