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U.S. Health in International Perspective

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U. S. Health in International Perspective
ISBN: 0309264146
Publication Date: 2013-04-03
Institute of Medicine (IOM). Committee on Population (CPOP); Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice (BPH)



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Sampling of Populations - Paul S. Levy; Stanley Lemeshow
ISBN: 9780470040072
Publication Date: 2008-08-04
Wiley Online Library. Recommended for BIOS 7250, EPID6260, GHSD7440.

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Fundamentals of Clinical Trials - Lawrence M. Friedman; Curt D. Furberg; David L. DeMets
ISBN: 9781441915856
Publication Date: 2010-09-21
Online via SpringerLink. Recommended for BIOS7400 & EPID 6910

MCH Library

  • Maternal and Child Health Library  
    Georgetown University
  • MCH Knowledge paths
    Knowledge paths on maternal and child health-related topics contain selections of recent, high quality resources and tools for staying abreast of new developments and conducting further research.
  • Social and Emotional Development in Kids and Teens
    Here you will find links to resources about care, services, and support and websites about promoting healthy social and emotional development. Separate sections present websites about babies and young kids and school-age kids and teens. Another lists websites for teens.

Public Health news

  • FluTrackers Forum
    Breaking news by country/issue - click items in the Last Post column.
  • Google Advanced Search: News
    Enter search criteria and narrow results to News
  • Yahoo Advanced News Search
    Use search criteria: publication date, location, language
  • CIDRAP - University of Minnesota
    New posts daily
  • The Russian Flu in the News: NLM Circulating Now
    In November 1889, a rash of cases of influenza-like-illness appeared in St. Petersburg, Russia. Soon, the “Russia Influenza” spread across Europe and the world. This outbreak is being researched by teams of Virginia Tech students as a case-study of the relationship between the spread of the disease and the spread of reporting about the disease. In this second of three posts, Circulating Now welcomes guest bloggers Emily Oliver, Anna Pope, Madison Rawles, Grayson Van Beuren, who look at depictions of the social impact of disease through illustrations in newspapers and periodicals

Public Health Blogs

Most bloggers update daily

  • Avian Flu Diary.
    Good. Created by Floridian Mike Coston. Covering Pandemic and Seasonal Influenza, H5N1 `Bird Flu, Emerging Infectious Diseases, public health, community & Individual preparedness
  • H5N1 blog
    Good. Created by Vancouver-based Crawford Kilian. Lists ebola resources and the organizations which provide the news he reports.
  • Virology Down Under
    by Ian M. Mackay, The University of Queensland. Contains Ebola numbers and maps, and links to other related blogs
  • Questions and Answers on Ebola: The White House
    The White House blog

Online Public Health Books

Featured Health Disparities Tool

  • Finding Answers Intervention Research (FAIR) Database
    The FAIR Database is a searchable tool containing 388 journal article summaries, distilled from 11 systematic reviews of the published health disparities literature. The systematic reviews were published as a Special Supplement to the October 2007 issue of Medical Care Research and Review, and a symposium in the July 2012 issue of the Journal of General Internal Medicine

Top Picks for Public Health

Featuring CDCs - Ten Great Public Health Achievements — United States, 2001-2010

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has published a report assessing advances in public health during the first ten years of the 21st century.

  • MMWR. May 20, 2011 / 60(19);619-623.
    Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
    Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases
    Tobacco Control
    Maternal and Infant Health
    Motor Vehicle Safety
    Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
    Occupational Safety
    Cancer Prevention
    Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention
    Public Health Preparedness and Response

CDC Stacks

CDC Stacks

    CDC Stacks is a free, digital archive of scientific research and literature produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This online archive is composed of curated collections tailored for public health research needs.

Demographic Tool

Social Explorer

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    Tool designed to provide quick and easy access to current and historical census data and demographic information.

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  • WHOLIS - The Library of the World Health Organization
    The WHO Library and Information Networks for Knowledge (LNK) provides comprehensive library and information services on WHO-produced recorded information in print and other media. In addition, library services give access to worldwide health, medical and development information resources to WHO headquarters, regions and country offices, ministries of health and other government offices, health workers in Member States, other UN and international agencies, diplomatic missions, and inter-governmental agencies.

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