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View Resource www.invisible-web.net

This directory, the companion site to a new book, The Invisible Web: Uncovering Information Sources Search Engines Can't See, is brought to us from Chris Sherman (last mentioned in the April 28, 2000 Scout Report) and Gary Price (last mentioned in the October 26, 2001 Scout Report), two of the Web's best known infonauts. In addition to the Invisible Web Directory, a useful annotated directory of...

http://www.invisible-web.net/
View Resource Reports of the Surgeon General

The National Library of Medicine has provided this digital collection of Surgeon General Reports. Reports are listed both alphabetically and chronologically, and users can perform a search. Particularly useful is the Exhibit section, which includes various reports with brief background narratives, arranged by subject. This section also links directly to reports published after 2000.

https://profiles.nlm.nih.gov/NN/
View Resource Search the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference

The USDA Agricultural Research Service Nutrient Data Laboratory presents the National Nutrient Database, which has an easy-to-search interface that quickly retrieves nutritional data for every food item that contains a specific keyword. For instance, searching for "soybean" calls up a long list of food items for which soybean is an ingredient: various margarines, salad dressings, and oils; raw...

https://ndb.nal.usda.gov/ndb/
View Resource Asian American Health

The National Library of Medicine has recently launched the Asian America Health Web site, an "information portal to issues affecting the health and well-being of Asian Americans in the United States." Designed to increase public awareness of Asian American health concerns, this Web site provides links to authoritative information on topics of particular relevance to the Asian American population....

https://healthreach.nlm.nih.gov/
View Resource International Cancer Research Portfolio

This Web site contains a database of cancer research funded by US and U. research organizations, including the US National Cancer Institute. The International Cancer Research Portfolio (ICRP) promises to put "cancer research at your fingertips" with a convenient, centralized database of information on grants awarded by ICRP partner organizations. The database may be searched by cancer type, area...

https://www.icrpartnership.org/database.cfm
View Resource Stanford Health Library

The Stanford Health Library is a "free and open-to-the-public consumer health information library that provides scientifically-based medical information to help people make informed decisions about their health and health care." Users will find a mountain of health-related resources, including an extensive collection of links to informative Web pages from hospitals, research foundations,...

http://healthlibrary.stanford.edu/
View Resource Medscape: Public Health and Prevention

WebMD's Medscape and the American Public Health Association (APHA) present the new Public Health and Prevention Medscape website -- "a cutting-edge resource for a variety of health professionals, offering timely information about important public health issues of the day and tools for improved practice." Users will find the latest health-related news from Reuters Health and Medscape Medical News,...

https://www.medscape.com/publichealth
View Resource MedicineNet.com

MedicineNet, Inc., a Web-based healthcare publishing company, offers "easy-to-read, in-depth, authoritative medical information for consumers via its robust, user-friendly, interactive website." MedicineNet.com is similar to other online resources like WebMD and MEDLINEplus, designed to help readers make informed decisions about their health. In addition to basic background information on...

https://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/hp.asp
View Resource Health Education Assets Library

This site presents the Health Education Assets Library (HEAL), "a digital library of freely accessible, web-based multimedia teaching materials that meet the needs of today's health sciences educators and learners." Titles of some of the materials available at HEAL include MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorials, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Illustrations, and NeuroLogic Exam: An...

https://library.med.utah.edu/heal/
View Resource Information Technology and Healthcare

In July 2004, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) launched its initiative to develop a National Health Information Infrastructure. The ultimate goal of this initiative is to create an electronic health record (EHR) for every American so that health records can be securely shared among health care providers. This Topic in Depth explores developments in electronic health records...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/met/2004/0827
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