Health Sciences: Other Suggested Resources

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

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

Healthfinder

Gateway to selected consumer health and human services information resources provided by U.S. government agencies and other organizations serving the public interest.

August 15, 2008

MayoClinic.org

Easy to understand articles on health-related topics, from the Mayo Clinic. (Includes a drug information database.)

August 15, 2008

Merck Manual Professional Version

Reference source for health care professionals. Includes drug information, brief overviews of medical topics, and resources for further exploration.

August 15, 2008

Merck Manuals Consumer Version

Consumer-oriented medical manuals which "transform the language of the professionals' version into commonly used English."

August 15, 2008

Pennsylvania Department of Health: Health Statistics and Research

Vital statistics, cancer incidence, health risk behavior data, and other health statistics for the state.

August 15, 2008

National Center for Health Statistics

Extensive collection of statistical reports and publications from the U.S. government. Includes Health United States annual report and chartbook, Healthy People publications, Vital Statistics of the United States, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report(MMWR), datasets from National Health Interview Survey, and much more.

August 15, 2008

TOXNET (Toxicology Data Network)

Cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas. It includes the Hazardous Substances Data Bank, TOXLINE, the Toxics Release Inventory, ChemIDplus, TOXMAP and more. (See the factsheet for information on database contents.) From the National Library of Medicine.

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