Resources for general, background information (description, diagnosis, treatment, etc.)
Example of a background search on "diabetes" in Credo Reference
Resources for more specific, foreground information
For more recent or more specific information, especially for articles on wellness behaviors, look for articles in magazines and journals
HINT: You will likely be more successful if you search using keywords for a specific wellness behavior such as strength training or walking, rather than searching using the term "wellness behavior"
EBSCOhost includes several databases with health information
Example of an advanced search on "diabetes prevention" in EBSCOhost
Things to remember:
-Use quotation marks when searching for an exact phrase, i.e. "diabetes prevention"
-Check the full text box to eliminate any results that are just abstracts (i.e. just summaries, not the complete article)
Search results screen for "diabetes prevention"
-Click on either "PDF Full Text" or "HTML Full Text" to access the article
Mayo Clinic Bulletin
Most of the databases will provide citations for resources. Lok for a quotes icon (") or a link for Cite or Citation. Select either APA or MLA depending on your instructor's requirements. You can then copy and paste the automatically generated citation onto your works cited page.