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Consumer's Checkbook

Find high-quality products and services at competitive prices.  Full access (including at-home access and the ability to submit reviews) is for Arlington Heights cardholders only.  Non-Arlington Heights cardholders, please click here for limited access.


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Gale eBooks

Formerly Gale Virtual Reference Library
Reference eBooks on biographybusinessenvironmenthistorylawliteraturemedicinemulticultural studiesnations/worldreligionsciencesocial science, and more. See also Access My Library app.


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Gale Health and Wellness

Health encyclopedia and pamphlets, drug lookup, alternative health info and medical articles.


Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine

Periodicals and reference book content designed for both nursing and allied health students as well as consumer health researchers.


Gale OneFile: Nursing and Allied Health

Authoritative content supporting nursing professionals already working in the field, as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.


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Medical Reference Books

From the Gale Virtual Reference Library. Dozens of medical reference books you can browse individually or search all at once.


Medigap Plan Screener (From Weiss Ratings)

Gives you a list of Medigap health insurance plans based on your age and location, and provides information about features, pricing and financial strength.


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Medline

Index of medical research articles 1965-. Search PubMed for articles 1950-.


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MedlinePlus

Comprehensive health and drug information for the layperson.


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Natural Medicines

Information on the effectiveness of herbs, supplements, vitamins, minerals, diets, nutrition, and exercises. Includes a Continuing Education section for medical professionals and a "Colleagues Interact" discussion forum.


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Weiss Financial Ratings Series

Rates safety and financial stability of banks, credit unions, insurers, stocks and mutual funds. Includes a Medigap Plan selection tool.

Special training video: A Beginner's Guide to Investing 


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