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View Resource The Home Doctor

The Home Doctor is a free E-Zine that provides advice on home remodeling and tips on home and major appliance repair. This E-zine has also launched a weekly newsletter, HOME-LIST, which is distributed free via e-mail. HOME-LIST will include notices of updates at the site and allow readers to submit questions, answers, and comments.

http://www.homedoctor.net/
View Resource Supercourse: Epidemiology, the Internet and Global Health

The Global Health Network, an Internet "global training programme in public health," directed by Ronald E. LaPorte of the Graduate School of Public Health at the University of Pittsburg, and Shunichi Akazawa of the World Health Organization, among others, has recently released this new online Epidemiology course. The course consists of seventeen annotated slide based lectures at this time,...

http://www.pitt.edu/~super1/
View Resource Unwelcome Neighbors: Civil Rights and the Environment

The Times-Picayune newspaper has posted this series of news articles on environmental justice, published in print from May 21 through May 24, 2000. Beginning with the phrase "History, geography and the legacy of latent if not outright racism have conspired to place factories, dumps and chemical plants next to the poor," the series covers environmental policy and politics, public health, and...

http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/page/unwelcome_neighb...
View Resource Child Health USA 2000

Released on October 16, this new report from the Health Resources and Services Administration examines 59 health status indicators and service needs of America's children. Topics covered include children's health insurance coverage, infant mortality, low birth weight, vaccinations, adolescent birth rates, sexually transmitted diseases and pediatric AIDS. The full text of the report can be...

https://mchb.hrsa.gov/sites/default/files/mchb/Data/Chartboo...
View Resource Macroeconomics and Health: Investing in Health for Economic Development

The World Health Organisation's (WHO) Commission on Macroeconomics and Health yesterday released this 210-page report on the role of health in global economic development. The Commission, which was established in January of last year, finds "that extending the coverage of crucial health services, including a relatively small number of specific interventions, to the world's poor could save millions...

http://www1.worldbank.org/publicsector/pe/PEAMMarch2005/CMHR...
View Resource Epidemiological Information on Bioterrorism

"...bioterrorism thrives on public fear." Dr. Ralph R. Frerichs of the UCLA School of Public Health maintains this Web site to educate students, the public, and health professionals about the public health impact of bioterrorism. The site offers links to recent articles about the public health threat of biological weapons and information about various diseases associated with possible biological...

http://www.ph.ucla.edu/epi/bioter/bioterrorism.html
View Resource American Dietetic Association

The American Dietetic Association (ADA) is an online resource for nutrition and health that offers a vast amount of information on attaining and maintaining a healthy life style. This Web site offers everything from nutrition and health tips, to a complete food and nutrition guide, to books and other resources. Furthermore, ADA has a national referral service that links consumers, physicians, food...

http://www.eatright.org/
View Resource Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center

This Web page, from the US Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Research Service, features information about research being conducted at the Beltsville Human Nutrition Center. Twenty-one research projects are currently highlighted, each has a page that includes a description of the research project and links to annual reports, researcher information, and publications associated with the study.

https://www.ars.usda.gov/northeast-area/beltsville-md/beltsv...
View Resource State Health Facts Online

Provided by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, State Health Facts discloses important health and health policy information for all fifty states and US territories. Data are divided into ten categories -- demographics and the economy, health status, health coverage and uninsured, medicaid and CHIP, medicare, health costs and budgets, managed care and health insurance, providers and service use,...

https://www.kff.org/statedata/
View Resource Mobile Manufacturers Forum

This is the home page of the Mobile Manufacturer's Forum, an international association of several leading "radio communications equipment manufacturers." Its purpose is to inform the general public about health policies and standards regarding radio frequency (RF) energy emitted by mobile phones and base stations. There are several documents and press releases that can be accessed on the Web site....

http://www.mwfai.org/index.cfm
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