Health Sciences: Other Suggested Resources

August 15, 2008

ETHXWeb

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.

August 15, 2008

Economic Research Initiative on the Uninsured

Includes the "Health Insurance Literature Database," working papers, and links to datasets on the uninsured in the United States. From the University of Michigan.

August 15, 2008

Household Products Database

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.

August 15, 2008

Statehealthfacts.org

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.

August 15, 2008

HIV InSite

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.

August 15, 2008

Nutrient Data Laboratory

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.

August 15, 2008

Community Health Status Indicators Project

Health status reports on all US counties, offering comparative data on vulnerable populations, preventable diseases, disability and death. Reports were compiled using data collected by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and other government agencies.

August 15, 2008

Abortion Policies and Reproductive Health around the World

United Nations report with information on changes in legal grounds for abortion between 1996 and 2013.

August 15, 2008

Surgeon General Reports

Full text of the reports of the Surgeon General back to 1964. Covers topics such as smoking, nutrition, AIDS, and violence.

August 15, 2008

In Their Own Words

Collection of oral histories, documents, and images related to the National Institutes of Health's early research on AIDS.

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