Health Care Information and Research Center

Online Health Search Engine 

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center understands you have questions about your health. Conduct online health research with links below. You will find a research library to tens of thousands of health sources where you may read and examine health topics of interest to you.

Though your doctor is the best source of accurate information, this online educational library of comparative health information links gives you a starting point for research so you do not have to turn to other popular search engines.  

Begin Your Search Below

My Nurse is a free health information service for the public sponsored by UnityPoint Health. My Nurse is staffed by registered nurses 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The nurses can answer your health questions and help you find a doctor. Call 1.800.424.3258 or click on link above for more information.

MY NURSE is not for emergent care. If you have an emergency, please call 911.  

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