Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
- MEDLINEplus consumer
health information site from the National Library of Medicine.
It includes links to databases, dictionaries, federal
agencies and other associations arranged by disease condition
and broad categories. An excellent starting place for basic information
about a specific condition.
Prevention Guidelines System
- healthfinder® is a free
gateway to reliable consumer health and human services information
developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
- InteliHealth a joint venture
of a joint venture of Aetna U.S. Healthcare® and Johns Hopkins
University and Health System
- MEDEM consumer health information from major
- NOAH: New York Online Access
- Virtual Hospital
for Patients from the University of Iowa Site
includes links to peer-reviewed information on the Internet.
- Hawaii Medical Library CHIS (Consumer
Health Information Service) provides excellent consumer health
- Databases providing
access to information in journal articles
DiversityRx Promotes language
and cultural competence to improve the quality of health care
for minority, immigrant, and ethnically diverse communities.
See also Population Groups
Minority Health and Cultural Competence on this site.
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- Prevention Report
newsletter from Centers for Disease Control
- Promoting Health: Intervention Strategies from Social and Behavioral Research,
2000. From Institute of Medicine Committee on Capitalizing on
Social Science and Behavioral Research to Improve the Public's
Health, Division of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.
- Surgeon General's
Decisions: How Internet users decide what information to trust
when they or their loved ones are sick. Report from Pew Internet
and American Life.
for Health and Well-Being: The Emergence of Interactive Health
Communication. Science Panel on Interactive Communication and