Health and Welfare
New York State
New York City
Developed for consumers it has links to topical sites about diseases
and conditions, with links to organization It also provides data on
health care providers and hospital ratings.
HHS Reference Collections http://www.os.dhhs.gov/reference/index.shtml
links to dictionaries and glossaries, indices, databases,
encyclopedias, publications & reports, and statistics compiled
by the Department of Health and Human Services here.
HHS Resource Locator http://www.os.dhhs.gov/resource/index.shtml
resources and services provided by the Department of Health and Human
Wonder Database http://wonder.cdc.gov/welcome.html
Online Data for Epidemiologic Research -- an easy-to-use, menu-driven
system that makes the information resources of the Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention (CDC) available to public health professionals
and the public at large. It provides access to a wide array of public
Cancer Literature from NCI http://www.nci.nih.gov/cancertopics/literature
Formerly known as CANCERLIT, this web page provides resources for
publications from the National Cancer Institute, links to PubMed,
Cancer Topic Searches and other related resources.
Health information on women's health research, services, and education.
Library of Medicine (NLM) http://www.nlm.nih.gov/
The world's largest medical library collects materials and provides
information and research services in all areas of biomedicine and
Use the online public
access catalog http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?db=nlmcatalog
Or use the A-Z index http://www.nlm.nih.gov/databases/
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services http://www.os.dhhs.gov/
Institutes of Health http://www.nih.gov/
and Drug Administration http://www.fda.gov
the site, go to http://www.fda.gov/search.htm
the A-Z index
regulates all of the following:
Foodborne Illness, Nutrition, Dietary Supplements...
Prescription, Over-the-Counter, Generic...
Pacemakers, Contact Lenses, Hearing Aids...
Vaccines, Blood Products...
Feed and Drugs http://www.fda.gov/cvm/default.html
Cell Phones, Lasers, Microwaves...
Topics at the FDA http://www.fda.gov/oc/opacom/hottopics/default.htm
Check out the links to these topics on their page: West Nile Virus ,
Bioengineered Food, Hurricanes, Flu Information, Online Prescription
Services, Counterfeit Drugs, Counterterrorism, Bioterrorism Act, and
U.S. Geological Survey -
Environmentally Linked Health Issues
Resources found here
include studies, data sources and publications.
U.S. Social Security Administration
Department of Labor
Management Agency http://www.fema.gov/
An agency of the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, FEMA Provides
information for planning for and response to disaster and emergency
-- U.S. Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics
access to statistics and reports on children and families, including:
population and family characteristics, economic security, health,
behavior and social environment, and education. -- Includes America's
Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being.
Book: Overview of Entitlement Programs
U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Green Book provides program
descriptions and historical data on a wide variety of social and
economic topics, including Social Security, employment, earnings,
welfare, child support, health insurance, the elderly, families with
children, poverty and taxation. It has become a standard reference work
for those interested in the direction of social policy in the United
States. It is compiled by the staff of the Committee on Ways and Means
of the U.S. House of Representatives. GPO Access contains the Green
Book 1996, 1998, 2000 and 2004. From the House Committee on Ways and
Means. To search for documents in the 2004 Green Book, select "WMCP:
108-6 -- 2004 Green Book" before entering your search.
Health Care Costs
United States http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/hus.htm
Annual report, with a chart book and detailed data tables.
Long range program with policy and data components.
Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance
Coverage in the United States, 2004
Poverty Guidelines, Research, and
Center for Health Statistics http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/
- Social Statistics Briefing Room
CDC Data and Statistics
MedLine Plus Health Statistics
Office of National Drug Control Policy
U.S. White House -- Drug abuse treatment and prevention, domestic law,
interdiction, and international drug trade.
Drug Control Strategy (2003)
U.S. Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) -- Establishes
policies, priorities, and objectives for the Nation's drug control
program. Seeks to reduce illicit drug use, manufacturing, and
trafficking, drug-related crime and violence, and drug-related health
Abuse & Mental Health Services Admin http://www.samhsa.gov/
U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services (HHS) -- Includes a family
guide on teens and illicit drug use and Substance Abuse Treatment
Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information http://www.health.org/
Prevline (Prevention Online) (HHS SAMHSA).
Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/
Institute on Drug Abuse http://www.nida.nih.gov/NIDAHome.html
U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) -- Information on drugs of
abuse, community guide and other publications.
Drug Enforcement Administration
U.S. Dept. of Justice (DOJ)
New York State