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Links to Health Related Websites

 

American Academy of Pediatrics
Information for pediatricians and other health care providers offering a wide variety of topics in care of children and research.
www.aap.org

American Academy of Pediatrics-School Health Resources for Pediatricians
Includes topics of interest for professionals caring for children in the school setting.
http://www2.aap.org/sections/schoolhealth/

US Department of Health & Human Services 
The United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.
http://www.hhs.gov/

American Society on Aging
Updated information in the aging field
www.asaging.org

Brown University Center for Alcohol and Addictions Studies
Promotes the identification, prevention, and effective treatment of alcohol and other drug use problems in our society through research, education, training and policy advocacy.
www.caas.brown.edu 

Census Bureau
State and national census data
www.census.gov

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Disease and Public Health Information
www.cdc.gov 

College of American Pathologists
Accrediting agency with multiple links to Laboratory related issues, opportunities for Continuing Education and organizational information.
http://www.cap.org/

EDS
Medicaid Bulletins
www.dhhs.state.nc.us/dma

General Assembly
Information on specific bills
www.ncga.state.nc.us/

HIV InSite University of California, San Francisco.
Provides comprehensive and reliable information on HIV/AIDS treatment, policy, research, epidemiology, and prevention from the University of California, San Francisco. Provides easy links to other reliable sources.
http://hivinsite.ucsf.edu

National Association of School Nurses
This organization provides information to school nurses and links to sites of interest for people involved in the care of children in school.
www.nasn.org

National Association of Social Workers - NASW-NC
Information on what the NASW-NC is doing.
http://www.naswnc.org/

National Institutes of Health
Health information, grant and funding opportunities, news and events, scientific resources.
www.nih.gov

National Institute on Drug Abuse
NIDA is the federal agency responsible for bringing science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.
www.drugabuse.gov

Office of National Drug Control Policy
ONDCP establishes policies, priorities and objectives for the nation's drug control program.
www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov

SAMHSA
SAMHSA is the federal agency charged with improving the quality and availability of prevention, treatment and rehabilitation services in order to reduce illness, death, disability and cost to society resulting from substance abuse and mental illness.
www.samhsa.gov

State Website for HIV Statistics
Quarterly reports for the state - HIV statistics by age, race, sex, etc.
http://epi.publichealth.nc.gov/cd/stds/figures.html

Stouffer's Foods
Provides nutrition information, recipes, health/exercise tips: nutrition analyzer, link to other Nestle websites.
www.leancuisine.com

The American Dietetic Association
Provides health/nutrition tips, a nutrition reading list, calendar of events, legislative issues in nutrition.
www.eatright.org

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University
Studies every form of substance abuse as it affects our society.
www.casacolumbia.org

2001 Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County
Resources for health care information including general health info, providers, insurance, medical research, mental health, alternative medicine, etc. 
http://www.healthlinkplus.org

US National Library of Medicine
Home page for the National Library of Medicine located at the National Institutes of Health. Provides access to the resources of the world's largest medical library, including Health Information MEDLINE/PubMed, MEDLINEplus, NLM Gateway. Library Services Catalog, Databases, Historical Materials, MeSH, Publications, Training, Grants  
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/

World Health Organization
Home page for the World Health Organization, the United Nations' directing and coordinating authority on international health work that strives to bring the highest level of health to all peoples. Offers online access to statistics and information on international health issues, including what is necessary for travelers.
http://www.who.int/

Additional Web Sites 

Alternative Health news on Line
www.Altmedicine.com

CDC wonder - STD Reports
http://wonder.cdc.gov/wonder/STD/contents.shtml

CHID - the Combined Health Information Database
Allows users to search for various government-supported materials developed for patient and health information.
http://health.nih.gov/

Grants Net
http://www.hhs.gov/grants/

HealthFinder
Provides consumer health information documents produced by Federal agencies. From this page, can link to Healthy People and other federal health institutions.
www.healthfinder.gov

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Contains latest state-level data on demographics, health and health policy, including health coverage, access, financing and state legislation.
http://kff.org/statedata/

National Center for Cultural Competence
http://www11.georgetown.edu/research/gucchd/nccc/

 



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