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Health & Wellness Resource Center
Contains up-to-date material on diseases and conditions, alternative medicine, drugs, and herbal remedies.
Medline via FirstSearch
Contains articles on medicine, dentistry, and nursing.
Needy Meds lists pharmaceutical companies that offer programs to assist patients unable to buy necessary medicines.
Community-based independent organization that offers psychosocial support, education, and information as a complement to medical treatment to cancer patients, their families, and friends. Located in Hinsdale.
AMA Physician Select Online Doctor Finder
Search the American Medical Association's database of licensed MDs and DOs in the U.S. You may also search by medical specialty and/or geographic area.
Healthcare Blue Book
Find fair prices for high quality healthcare, medical tests and devices in your local area.
Illinois Department of Professional Regulation - Physician Profile Search
Search for doctor by name to see whether or not the person has received a disciplinary action, plus specialties, certifications, and affiliations.
Illinois Hospital Report Card
From the Illinois Department of Public Health. Access quality and safety data, learn how to choose a health care facility, and research Illinois laws related to consumer protection and healthcare.
U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospital Finder
Ranks over 6,000 hospitals by specialty. Search for a hospital by region, or browse the top-ranked hospitals.
Access DuPage is a collaborative effort whose mission is to provide access to medical services to those people in DuPage County who lack access because of economic reasons.
DuPage County Health Department
Provides information about ACA (Affordable Care Act) resources, and links to community ACA events.
An RX card may be used by all DuPage County residents regardless of age, income, or existing health coverage. There is no enrollment form, no membership fee, and no restrictions or limits on frequency of use. Cardholders and their families may use the card any time their prescriptions are not covered by insurance. Stop by the Ask Us Desk for a card or call 630/887-8760 ext. 240 for more information.
The Illinois Healthcare Marketplace website provides information about health care coverage, plans, and free, in-person help choosing a plan.
Learn about the Affordable Care Act, and find local help for the nearest application assisters, Medicaid or CHIP, small business, or non-English resources.
Use the official website to sign up, access forms, and learn what Medicare covers.
Nursing Home Compare
This tool provides detailed information about the past performance of every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country. Also includes a Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home and a Nursing Home Checklist to help you with your nursing home choice.
The U.S. Administration on Aging Online Eldercare Locator
By entering a zip code, caregivers and older persons can locate local information and referral organizations. These organizations can help them locate appropriate services. The Eldercare Locator can also be reached by calling 800/677-1116.
Centers for Disease Control
Supplies information on health related travel warnings, cruise ship inspection scores, and other health topics.
The American Academy of Family Physicians provides information on a wide variety of topics related to health and medicine.
The National Library of Medicine provides reliable information on diseases, health topics, prescription and nonprescription drugs, clinical trials, and medical terms.
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
The National Institutes of Health created the NCCAM division to study complementary medicine and to educate both practitioners and consumers on these therapies.
Access Business News
Contains over 600 business sources from local, national, and international perspectives. Set up an alert to be notified of new articles on a particular topic.
Business Insights: Essentials
Contains company profiles, brand and industry information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, and articles.
Chicago Consumers' Checkbook
Contains consumer ratings on businesses and services for the Chicago metro area. Search for plumbers, roofers, doctors, dentists, and more. Now available from home! Note: registration is required.
Contains census data plus demographics info to analyze population and marketing trends. Find data by town or create a custom region.
Financial Ratings Series
Independent ratings from Weiss and TheStreet. Covers life and annuity insurers, property and casualty insurers, plus health insurers. Rates banks and credit unions, plus stocks and mutual funds.
Glassdoor holds a growing database of millions of company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, benefits reviews, office photos and more. Unlike other jobs sites, all of this information is entirely shared by those who know a company best — the employees.
Investor's Business Daily
Contains stock market news and analysis. Includes research, charts, and videos. In library use only.
Learn business, software, technology, and creative skills to achieve professional and personal goals. Course topics include Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, 3D printing, web design, and much more.
Search public records for new homeowners, new businesses, foreclosures, and bankruptcies for Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will Counties.
Directory of over 25 million U.S. and Canadian businesses (including historical data) and 89 million residential phone numbers. Search by industry or yellow page heading and limit by sales, business size, or geographical location. Explore consumer and lifestyle data. Create marketing lists.
Dexpages Phone Books
White and yellow pages of the actual print directories, which are also searchable.
Export assistance for U.S. businesses.
Find federal grants to assist your business.
Illinois Secretary of State | Services for Business
Search for downloadable Illinois small business forms and do a preliminary search on corporate name availability.
Illinois Small Business Development Center at College of DuPage
Provides assistance to individuals starting a business and to existing businesse
Advice and resources for small businesses owners and those interested in starting one. Arrange a free mentoring session at the library with local SCORE business advisors. Visit SCORE's national site for more resources.
Small Business Administration Illinois Office
Business guidance from the SBA's Illinois office.
Thomas Register of American Manufacturers
Search for manufacturers and distributors of U.S. products.
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