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Cancer Australia

Cancer Australia

“In July 2011, National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre (NBOCC) and Cancer Australia amalgamated to form a single national agency to provide leadership in cancer control and improve outcomes for Australians affected by cancer.” Find here many free resources to due with breast and ovarian cancer, geared towards both the public and to professionals.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Breast Cancer

9/11 Health

9/11 Health

Established by the government of New York City, this website provides scientific information and resources for people whose health was affected by the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Recent research about physical and mental health problems is provided, as well as information about healthcare services such as counseling, medical screening, and treatment. T …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences

The National Coalition for LGBT Health

The National Coalition for LGBT Health

Health resources with the purpose of eliminating disparities in the health outcomes of LGBT populations based upon sexual orientation or gender presentation. The coalition seeks to increase participation by the LGBT community in advocacy for public and private sector policies affecting the delivery of healthcare to LGBT clients.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Sexuality; Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Men’s Health

Public Health & Prevention

Public Health & Prevention

This Medscape site features “Resources Centers” on numerous topics including: addiction, depression, geriatrics, hepatitis C, sports medicine, etc. Other resources here include continuing medical education, conference coverage, patient education, library of free journals, and discussion boards.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Public Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Preventive Medicine

Physical Activity and Health: A Report of the Surgeon General

Physical Activity and Health: A Report of the Surgeon General

This “first report of the Surgeon General on physical activity and health,” was released in 1996. Summaries of the information are available in the at-a-glance section. The report provides suggestions and statistics on physical activity, and each part can be read online or downloaded.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Exercise & Fitness

Health.gov

Health.gov

Directory of health sites from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. There are sections for general health information, health news, special initiatives, and federal agencies.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report is a CDC publication which includes provisional data “based on weekly reports to CDC by state health departments.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Public Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Health & Medical Sciences News; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes

What You Need To Know About??? Cervical Cancer – National Cancer Institute

What You Need To Know About??? Cervical Cancer – National Cancer Institute

This is a National Cancer Institute (NCI) booklet about cervical cancer.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer; Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Reproductive System Diseases

HIV/AIDS and Men Who Have Sex With Men

HIV/AIDS and Men Who Have Sex With Men

The Center for Disease Control provides information in English and Spanish about HIV and AIDS risk prevention strategies for men who have sexual relations with men. The CDC offers groups that teach interventions specifically for populations most at risk for HIV and other STD transmission.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–AIDS; Health & Medical Sciences–Men’s Health

Breastfeeding – Introduction

Breastfeeding – Introduction

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hosts this site on breastfeeding, which includes information regarding how diseases and specific conditions affect human milk, proper handling and storage information for human milk, how specific vaccinations affect a woman???s milk supply, travel recommendations for the nursing mother and more. The s …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Breastfeeding

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

From the CDC’s NCIPC website: “The National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) works?? to reduce morbidity, disability, mortality, and costs associated with injuries.” Information available on this site includes: injury fact sheets, the Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS), injury maps, and downloadable …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Public Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Injuries

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Information Page

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Information Page

This page is provided by the Centers for Disease Control ( Department of Health and Human Services) National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD), and provides information about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. The site offers fact sheets, FAQs, publications, educational materials, and other resources. It can also be accessed in …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco; Health & Medical Sciences–Pediatrics; Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities