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Health Studies Websites

See the Biology Department homepage for descriptions of Health Studies Cooperative Programs.

Metasites (Websites)
NOAH (New York Online Access to Health)
National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine
The Internet Public Library – Health & Medical Sciences subsection 
Top 100 Health Websites You Can Trust 
History of the Health Sciences World Wide Web Links --Medical Library Association
Informed Medical Decisions
Health on the Net Foundation
National Museum of Health and Medicine
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Medical Schools' Library Web Sites (N.B.:  some resources on these pages are available only to people at the home university):

University of Iowa
University of Virginia
Cornell University  

Government Information

Albany County Department of Health   
New York State Department of Health   
U.S. National Library of Medicine
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services    
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (National Health Information Center)

Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality
National Guideline Clearinghouse    
FirstGov for Science   
Food and Drug Administration   
World Health Organization  
Pan American Health Organization   
WISQARS (Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System, from the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control)

Statistics and Demographics(statistics also provided at Metasites and Government sites above)

New York State Department of Health (statistics page)    
National Center for Health Statistics  
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services 
WHO Statistical Information System (World Health Organization)  

Statistical Resources Accessible Via the Standish Library Web Site

Statistical Abstract of the United States
American FactFinder    
Statistical Resources on the Web (University of Michigan)

Professional Associations and Societies

Listing on website  
New York Academy of Medicine
American Medical Association
American Nurses Association 
American College of Nurse Practitioners  
American Veterinary Medicine Association   
American Dental Association
American Association of Colleges of Nursing
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy   
American Public Health Association 
Medical Library Association

Career Resources

American Medical Association  
Association of American Medical Colleges 
American Association of Colleges of Nursing   
Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges
Association of Schools of Public Health 

Databases (All available through the Standish Library Research Databases web page)

A list of databases relevant to Health Studies.

Annual Reviews
CSA Biological & Medical Sciences
Health Reference Center Academic
Lexis-Nexis Universe
PubMed and related NCBI databases

Health Studies Journals

Directory of Open Access Journals --Health Sciences
PubMed Central
HighWire Press (Internet Imprint of the Stanford University Libraries)
Print and Electronic Journals in CYRIL

Remember to check CYRIL, the Siena Library catalog, for other resources.