Health Sciences: Other Suggested Resources
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.
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.
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 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. Searchable.
Data and research reports on sexual and reproductive health issues, including abortion.
Full text of articles reviewing the scholarly literature for a variety of topics in the physical, biomedical, and social sciences.
Collection of oral histories, documents, and images related to the National Institutes of Health's early research on AIDS.
Images of 600+ health-related advertisements printed in newspapers and magazines from the 1910s to the 1950s. Ads illustrate the variety and evolution of marketing images for a wide range of products, such as: household cleaners, vitamins, pain relievers, and diet aids. Also includes historical documents (i.e. reports, editorials, radio scripts) that relate to the creation and influence of health-related advertisements.
Full text of the reports of the Surgeon General back to 1964. Covers topics such as smoking, nutrition, AIDS, and violence.