Health Sciences: Other Suggested Resources
Authoritative encyclopedia covering biomedical engineering, biomechanics, and biomaterials.
Includes the "Health Insurance Literature Database," working papers, and links to datasets on the uninsured in the United States. From the University of Michigan.
Health and safety information on hundreds of household products from the National Library of Medicine. Includes auto, pesticides, cleaners, personal care, and pet products. Searchable by brand name, type of product, manufacturer, chemical name, or CAS registry number. Includes links to Material Safety Data Sheets.
State-level data on health status (including smoking rates); health costs, insurance, and services; women's health (including abortion policies and statistics); minority health; and AIDS/HIV (including sex education policies). From the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Extensive searchable information on the treatment, prevention, and policy of HIV disease from the University of California San Francisco and San Francisco General Hospital. Includes "Knowledge Base," a well-researched online text prepared by health care professionals. Also includes news alerts.
Includes USDA National Nutrient Database, which provides detailed information on the nutritional value of foods. Also includes lists of foods that contain a particular nutrient.
United Nations report with information on changes in legal grounds for abortion between 1996 and 2013.
Full text of articles reviewing the scholarly literature for a variety of topics in the physical, biomedical, and social sciences.
Full text of the reports of the Surgeon General back to 1964. Covers topics such as smoking, nutrition, AIDS, and violence.
Collection of oral histories, documents, and images related to the National Institutes of Health's early research on AIDS.