Health Sciences: Other Suggested Resources
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.
Database of peer-reviewed research articles in biology and medicine.
Gateway to selected consumer health and human services information resources provided by U.S. government agencies and other organizations serving the public interest.
Reference sources for health care professionals.
Consumer-oriented medical manuals which "transform the language of the professionals' version into commonly used English."
Vital statistics, cancer incidence, health risk behavior data, and other health statistics for the state.
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.
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.
Information on cancer and cancer related research including links to statistical data, NCI publications, consumer health information, clinical trial protocols, and the PDQ Cancer Information Database.