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last updated: 10/3/2012

Public Health & Health Education

  • American Public Health Association - The American Public Health Association (APHA) is the oldest and largest organization of public health professionals in the world, representing more than 50,000 members from over 50 occupations of public health. The Association and its members have been influencing policies and setting priorities in public health since 1872.
  • American School Health Association - The Association is a multidisciplinary organization of administrators, counselors, health educators, physical educators, psychologists, school health coordinators, school nurses, school physicians, and social workers. Its mission is to protect and promote the health and well-being of children and youth through coordinated school health programs as a foundation for school success.
  • EPA - Environmental Protection Agency - Contains news, information and education resources on environmental issues.
  • The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) - Is the largest coalition of life sciences societies in the United States, and represents over 42,000 biomedical and biological scientists.
  • Harvard Health Publications - A division of Harvard Medical School. Contains publications about health and wellness through newsletters, books and the website
  • Indiana High School Athletic Association - Contains information for officials, as well as tourney and school information.
  • Inteliheath - Harvard Medical School's Consumer Health Information web site.
  • Kids Health - Specializes in health information about children from before birth through adolescence. Created by The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media, KidsHealth provides accurate, up-to-date, and jargon-free health information.
  • MedlinePlus - Brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Contains information for over 700 health topics, and is consumer-oriented in nature.
  • Maternal and Child Health Library - Contains new, databases, guides, and other resources relating to maternal and child health.
  • National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Home Page NIAID provides the major support and direction for the national cadre of scientists conducting research to understand, treat and, ultimately, prevent the many infectious, immunologic and allergic diseases that afflict people worldwide. NIAID is composed of four extramural divisions: the Division of AIDS, the Division of Allergy, Immunology and Transplantation, the Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, and the Division of Extramural Activities.
  • National Library of Medicine - Collects materials and provides information and research services in all areas of biomedicine and health care.
  • Shape Up America - Contains information and resources pertaining to raising awareness of obesity as a health issue and to healthy weight management.
  • UNAIDS - The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
  • U.S. Army Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Medicine - Provides worldwide scientific expertise and services in clinical and field preventive medicine, environmental and occupational health, health promotion and wellness, epidemiology and disease surveillance, toxicology, and related laboratory sciences
  • Women's Health Hot Line - This site was created and is maintained by women's health advocate Charlotte Libov for the purpose of enhancing public education about women's health issues.
  • World Health Organization - The WHO is the United Nations specialized agency for health. Contains information on various health topics, as well as databases, publications, and other research tools.

 

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last updated: 10/3/2012