Health Promotion and Education: Web Resources
Office of Health Disparities (Utah Department of Health)
Health information from the American Academy of Family Physicians
Institute of Medicine
Part of the National Academy of Sciences, provides "unbiased, evidence-based, and authoritative information and advice concerning health and science policy..."
World Health Organization (WHO)
Health agency of the United Nations.
Evidence Based Practice (EBP) / Evidence Based Medicine (EBM)
Evidence Based Medicine
Subject guide from Johns Hopkins University on Evidence Based Medicine.
Netting the Evidence http://www.shef.ac.uk/scharr/ir/netting/
From the University of Sheffield in the UK, a good starting point for finding journals, databases, and organizations on EBP.
Government Reports and Publications
Health, United States, 2005 http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/hus.htm
"Presents key findings from the major data systems of the National Center for Health Statistics" including trends over time information by "age group, sex, race and Hispanic origin, geography..."
Healthy People 2000 http://odphp.osophs.dhhs.gov/pubs/hp2000/
This is an historical archive of this report that has been continued by the Healthy People 2010.
Healthy People 2010 http://www.health.gov/healthypeople/
National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) http://nces.ed.gov/
Education statistics from the United States Department of Education
Statistical Abstract of the United States http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/
Global Health: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Grey Literature Report http://www.nyam.org/library/greyreport.shtml
From the New York Academy of Medicine, provides links to publications not published by commercial groups.
National Bureau of Economic Research http://www.nber.org/
16 Nobel Prize winners have been researchers at this nonprofit, non partisan research organization. Documents include:
--THE IMPACT OF STATE PHYSICAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS ON YOUTH PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND OVERWEIGHT (May 2005)
--THE INCIDENCE OF THE HEALTHCARE COSTS OF OBESITY
-- NBER Bulletin on Aging and Health
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