Health Sciences: Other Suggested Resources
Reference work covering all aspects of adult development and aging.
Includes 70,000 images in the collections of the History of Medicine Division of the U.S National Library of Medicine. The collection includes portraits, photographs, caricatures, genre scenes, posters, and graphic art illustrating the social and historical aspects of medicine dating from the 15th to 21st century.
Annotated database of literature, art, and films that deal with issues of health or disease, health care, social medicine, and related topics. From the NYU School of Medicine.
Data on infectious diseases at country, regional, and global levels. From the World Health Organization.
Integrated system for accessing a wide variety of public health reports and data systems available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Includes a directory by topic, an A to Z index, and WONDER online databases for numerical data on Births, Deaths, Cancer, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Tuberculosis, Vaccine Adverse Events, and more.
Tracks infectious disease outbreaks in real-time, allowing you to follow their effect on human and animal health. Integrates data from various reporting sources including the World Health Organization and the International Society for Infectious Diseases.
Provides the latest government-wide information on pandemic influenza and avian influenza with specific instructions for the general public, health and emergency preparedness professionals, policy makers, government and business leaders, school systems, and local communities.
Survey that tracks health conditions and risk behaviors in the U.S. "Provides state-specific information about asthma, diabetes, health care access, alcohol use, hypertension, obesity, cancer screening, nutrition and physical activity, tobacco use, and more."
Up-to-date and easy-to-access data by country on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and other key health and socio-economic indicators. Data are displayed in tables, charts, and color-coded maps and can be downloaded for custom analyses.
From the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown, this database indexes a selection of journal articles, book chapters, bills, laws, court decisions, reports, books, audiovisuals, and news articles relating to bioethics and professional ethics.