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View Resource Infectious Diseases Gateway

BioMedNet (BMN) presents the Infectious Diseases Gateway "featuring expertly selected content from the leading publications in infectious diseases." Users will find research articles, reviews, and other resources from the Elsevier family of journals and books; all freely available to any reader (free registration required). The Web site also offers related BMN news features, links to other BMN...

https://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/
View Resource i-medicine.info: Diseases Database

From i-medicine.info, the Diseases Database provides a useful reference service for medical practitioners and researchers. The Database website offers a cross-referenced index and search portal that cover such topical areas as Symptoms and Signs, General Internal Medical Disorders, Drugs and Medications, Congenital and Inherited Disorders, and more. The Diseases Database index is modeled after a...

http://www.diseasesdatabase.com/content.asp
View Resource Healthfinder.gov (Last reviewed in the Scout Report on April 18, 1997)

The Healthfinder website was established as part of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and is maintained by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. On the homepage, visitors will find a MyHealthFinder tool, which allows users to find health advice for a friend or a family member just by typing in their age and sex. The homepage also features the Health A-Z section,...

https://healthfinder.gov/
View Resource CDC Features: Data & Statistics

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) publishes reams of data every day of the year, and this website is a nice place to find germane information quickly with relatively little fuss. At the top of the page, visitors can view press releases that digest recent findings on depression, cancer deaths, the norovirus illness, and brain injury. These reports date back to June 2007, and...

https://www.cdc.gov/features/datastatistics.html
View Resource MedlinePlus: Videos and Cool Tools

MedlinePlus has a wide palette of interesting resources, and this corner of their prodigious website is well worth a close look. First-time visitors can start with the resources profiled on the website which include interactive videos on fighting colon cancer and how to screen for depression. Furthermore, the Calculators & Quizzes area includes an alcohol calorie calculator along with a "Can You...

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https://medlineplus.gov/videosandcooltools.html
View Resource National Institute of General Medical Sciences: Inside Life Science

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences has worked to create this excellent series of articles that help explain "how basic biomedical research - from the history of a field to the people doing cutting-edge work today - lays the foundation for advances in disease diagnosis, treatment and prevention." First-time visitors might want to check out articles like "What Students Want to Know...

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https://publications.nigms.nih.gov/insidelifescience/
View Resource Zoonotic Diseases: Work Smart, Stay Safe

How can people who work around wildlife stay safe? It's an important question, especially considering the spread of zoonotic diseases. This helpful instructional 90-minute seminar created by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) is designed to provide a basic overview of these diseases and their transmission. Visitors to the site can also learn about common routes of disease exposure and...

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https://www.nwhc.usgs.gov/outreach/mammalian_zoonotic_course...