Health Related Resources

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
A public health service agency, from the Department of Health and Human Services.

AARP Policy and Research for Professionals in Aging
Authoritative information on aging.

Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC is the division of the Department of Health and Human services charged with preventing and controlling infectious disease in the United States

Clinical Trials.gov
ClinicalTrials.gov provides regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research in human volunteers. ClinicalTrials.gov gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details.

Food and Nurtition Information Center
Provides a directory to credible, accurate, and practical resources for consumers, nutrition and health professionals, educators and government personnel

Hastings Center
The Hastings Center is an independent, nonpartisan, and nonprofit bioethics research institute founded in 1969 to explore fundamental and emerging questions in health care, biotechnology, and the environment.

Healthcare Blue Book
The Healthcare Blue Book identifies a fair price to pay for a healthcare service or product when the patient is paying cash at the time of treatment.

Healthy People
Healthy People provides a framework for prevention for the Nation. It is a statement of national health objectives designed to identify the most significant preventable threats to health and to establish national goals to reduce these threats.

The Human Mortality Database
Provides detailed human mortality and populatin data for researchers. Users must create a free account to access data sets.

Medscape
A directory of medical news and resources, including information on both primary care topics and specialties.

National Center for Health Statistics(NCHS)
The National Center for Health Statistics compiles statistical information to guide actions and policies to improve the health of the American people

National Guideline Clearinghouse
The National Guideline Clearinghouse is a public resource for evidence-based clinical guidelines in medical and related fields.

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Access to a wide variety of health related information from the primary federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research in the United States

National Library of Medicine (NLM)
World's largest medical library, including links to medicine, other health databases, library services, research programs, and medical news.

NC Rural Health Research and Analysis
The NC RHRP is working to identify problems in the rural health arena through policy-relevant analyses, the geographic and graphical presentation of data, and the dissemination of information to organizations and individuals in the health care field who can use this information for policy or administrative purposes.

Ohio Department of Cancer Incidence Statistics
The Ohio Cancer Incidence Surveillance System (OCISS) at the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) is responsible for collecting cancer incidence data (i.e. new cancer cases) for all Ohio residents.

Ohio Department of Health Information Warehouse
A database of health related statistics from the Ohio Department of Health