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Consumer Health Information Service

The Consumer Health Information Service (CHIS) is a service of the Palm Beach County Library System. The mission of the Consumer Health Information Service is to contribute to the quality of life of Palm Beach County residents by improving their access to health-related information.

This website is designed with you, the consumer, in mind. Here is a comprehensive and authoritative collection of health information resources. Our professional staff of librarians will provide personalized assistance and follow-up at each branch by telephone or e-mail, and will consider your inquiry confidential. Our website and the CHIS are both free to the public.

Call us at (561) 233-2736

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Health & Safety

Hey! It's okay. Everyone gets stressed. BAM! Body and Mind is here to help you recharge and stay cool! Answers to your questions, no questions asked

Learn about everything from how the body works to what happens when you go to the hospital. There are quizzes, games and lots of cool web sites for you to explore.

Articles, fun features, and interactive activities for kids

Check out articles that teens like you are reading for advice about health, relationships, and growing up

Environmental Health

From PBS Kids

Learn about toxic substances and environmental health issues in everyday places. For students in grades 6 and up.

Learning about chemical hazards for grades K-6