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Primary Health & Life Sciences (General) Government Information

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National Guideline Clearinghouse
A public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. ...   [more]
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Important Health & Life Sciences (General) Government Information

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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
AHRQ is the lead Federal agency charged with supporting research designed to improve the quality of healthcare, reduce its cost, improve patient safety, decrease medical errors and broaden access to e...   [more]
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Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The BRFSS, the world's largest telephone survey, tracks health risks in the United States....   [more]
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Cancer Mondial (World Cancer Statistics)
This website provides access to information on the occurrence of cancer world-wide held by the Unit of Descriptive Epidemiology at the International Agency for Research on Cancer. ...   [more]
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CDC Wonder - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Database of reports, guidelines, and numeric public health data by mortality, natality, disease and demographic groups. Access is free and registration is optional....   [more]
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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
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    Research, Statistics, Data and Systems
    Medicare Learning Network (MLN)

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Dental, Oral & Craniofacial Data Resource Center (NIDCR/CDC)
Also Known as: Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Data Resource Center (NIDCR/CDC)
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Department of Veteran Affairs
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Environmental Protection Agency
Also Known as: EPA
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FASTATS - National Center for Health Statistics
Quick access to health-related topics arranged in an A-Z listing....   [more]
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FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
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FedStats
Gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies ...   [more]
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FirstGov for Science
Also Known as: science.gov
Science.gov is a gateway to authoritative selected science information provided by U.S. Government agencies, including research and development results. Two major types of information are included - ...   [more]
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
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Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
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Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project
Also Known as: HCUPnet
Provides aggregate national statistics and trends and selected state statistics about hospital stays, using data from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS), the Kids' Inpatient Database (KID), and the...   [more]
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Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL)
US government-sponsored database of policy strategy-related documents on homeland security. Topics covered include: borders and immigration, emergency management, infrastructure protection, intelligen...   [more]

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HSTAT (Health Services/Technology Assessment Text)
Database of full-text clinical practice guidelines, technology assessments and health information....   [more]
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Human Genome Project Information
Extensive information relating to the Human Genome Project as well as links to other genetics information in the sciences, social sciences, law and ethics. ...   [more]
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National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)
Principal federal health statistics gatherer with links to other databases and health-related data points....   [more]
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    Data Warehouse
    Surveys and Data Collection Systems

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National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
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National Institutes of Health (NIH)
An introduction to some of the many health information resources provided by the National Institutes of Health....   [more]
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NLM Gallery of Mobile Apps and Sites
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Office on Women's Health in the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services
The Office on Women's Health (OWH) in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the government's champion and focal point for women's health issues, and works to redress inequities in resea...   [more]
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Pennsylvania Department of Health
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    Bureau of Health Statistics and Research

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Plants Database
Developed by the National Plant Data Center, this database disseminates information on vascular and non-vascular plants of the United States. Images, classification, fact sheets and distribution maps ...   [more]
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Proquest Statistical Insight
Also Known as: Statistical Universe, lexisnexis statistical
Statistical Universe indexes statistical data published in federal, state, and selected privately published titles, at the table level. In some cases the fulltext of the document is also available....   [more]

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SEER-Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results
The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program of the National Cancer Institute is an authoritative source of information on cancer incidence and survival in the United States. The SEE...   [more]
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State of the World's Children
UNICEF annual publication, provides overview statistics on nutrition, education, economic, social, and health issues affecting children worldwide and treats a single issue in depth: girls, education a...   [more]
Holdings: 1996-present.
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Statistical Abstract of the United States - U.S. Census Bureau
Also Known as: Historical Statistics of the United States ;
The National Data Book. Annual statistics, 1878-present (with seperate volumes covering Colonial Times to 1970), covering population, vital statistics, health and nutrition, education, law enforcement...   [more]
Holdings: 1878-present (backfile in progress)
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The DataWeb
The DataWeb provides access to economic, health and demographic databases from the US government and private organizations. The portal is maintained by the Census Bureau and the CDC. You will need to ...   [more]
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U.S. Census - Research Guide
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U.S. Census Bureau International Data Base
The International Data Base (IDB) is a computerized data bank containing statistical tables of demographic, and socio-economic data for 227 countries and areas of the world. ...   [more]
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U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
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U.S. Pharmacopeia National Formulary
Also Known as: USP-NF Online
- from USP Publications
In order to access this resource you must use use Microsoft Internet Explorer (version 5.x or 6.0) . In addition, full text, online access requires username and password. To access the password for th...   [more]
Holdings: 2004-

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WHO Statistical Information System (WHOSIS) - World Health Organization (WHO)
Also Known as: WHOSIS
Guide to health and health-related epidemiological and statistical information available from the World Health Organization....   [more]
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    Old WHOSIS URL

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