The Senator Ben Nevers/ Southeast Louisiana Area Health Education Center
Medical Library

The medical library provides a wealth of medical resources, such as reference books, journals and literature search assistance to physicians and clinical practitioners. The librarian is also available to help patients and their families in finding reliable health information.


Use PubMed to search and select the Abstracts view in the Display Settings drop-down menu to display your results.      

Click here   to search PubMed. Select Abstract from the Display Settings drop-down menu to view your results. When you see this Our Lady of the Angels Print Collection icon, click on it to find out if this article is in the library. Contact the librarian to obtain your articles. The librarian can also assist you in obtaining articles from other libraries.

Click here to connect to the library’s online catalog.


The Library is located in the Our Lady of the Angels Support Services Building at 104 Avenue B, Bogalusa, LA.


For more information contact Librarian, Helen Caruso
8:30 am -4:00 pm

Other Useful Health Information Websites

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 

The CDC, a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, deals with preventing and controlling disease, injury and disability. The website includes the "Diseases and Conditions" section covering major chronic and many infectious diseases including AIDS, bird flu, common childhood diseases like measles and more exotic diseases like Ebola. Birth defects, traveler's health, emergency preparedness, vaccine and immunization information, accidents and injury information, infectious diseases and workplace safety and health are all covered. Rich in information and colorfully illustrated, it also provides information in Spanish.



The National Library of Medicine’s MedlinePlus assists  consumers in locating authoritative health information, offering links to carefully selected web resources with health information on more than 900 topics. The A.D.A.M. medical encyclopedia includes images, videos, and over 4,000 brief articles. Drug and supplement information, a medical dictionary, patient education interactive tutorials, and links to health information in multiple languages are also provided. 


National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
The National Institutes of Health established NCCAM to study the safety and efficacy of complementary and alternative therapies. The website provides evidence-based information about these therapies, advice about choosing practitioners, and information about herbs and supplements.

The National Library of Medicine  The website of the world’s largest medical library enables you to: Search biomedical literature, find medical terminologies, search NLM collections, read about disease, learn about drugs, explore the history of medicine, find a clinical trial, use a medical dictionary, locate free full-text articles –and much more.