Health Sciences: Other Suggested Resources

December 3, 2012

Images from the History of Medicine (IHM)

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 dated from the 15th to 21st century.

June 10, 2010

Literature, Arts, and Medicine Database

Annotated database of literature, art, and films that deal with issues of health or disease, health care, social medicine, and related topics.

October 19, 2009

Global Health Atlas

Data on infectious diseases at country, regional, and global levels. From the World Health Organization.

January 30, 2009

CDC Wonder

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.

August 15, 2008


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.

August 15, 2008

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.

August 15, 2008

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.

August 15, 2008


From the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, 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.

August 15, 2008

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

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."

August 15, 2008

Wiley Encyclopedia of Biomedical Engineering

Authoritative encyclopedia covering biomedical engineering, biomechanics, and biomaterials.


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