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National Library of Medicine
American Indian Health
American Indian Health, sponsored by the National Library of Medicine, brings together health and medical resources pertinent to the American Indian population including policies, consumer health information, and research.
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
From the National Institute of Health. Conducts and shares the scientific research on complementary health practices. Includes evidence-based information on herbs and alternative methods for healing.
National Institutes of Health
The nation’s medical research agency. Access health information on a variety of health topics; find the latest research and clinical trials; use the Institutes at NIH page for specific areas of interest.
Medicine on Screen
A curated portal to the National Library of Medicine (NLM) historical audiovisual collections, this site showcases unique, rare, and important medical films enriched with contextual information, scholarly essays, and related resources.
Other U.S. Public Health Organizations
American Public Health Association
Strives to improve the health of the public and achieve equity in health status; the website covers health reform, health equity, communicable disease, vaccines, and mental health.
Center for Disease Control
Provides a wealth of information, including up-to-date information and statistics on diseases and conditions on a global scale.
International Organizations & Publications
BMC Public Health
Open access, peer-reviewed journal from Biomed Central that focuses on the epidemiology of disease and the understanding of all aspects of public health.
Pan American Health Organization
PAHO is the specialized health agency of the Inter-American System and serves as the Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO).
World Health Organization (WHO)
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system; the website features information and data on health trends and issues across the globe.
Information about cultural beliefs, medical issues and related topics pertinent to the health care of immigrants to the US, many of whom are refugees fleeing war-torn parts of the world.
HealthReach- Health Information in Many Languages
Health information materials for refugees and health providers in multiple languages. Includes diseases, causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
Multi-Cultural Resources for Health Information
Resources for multi-cultural health.
Includes Cultural Competency, Health Literacy, Laws and Policies, Data, and Refugee Health Portals.
Refugee Health Profiles
Find health and cultural information about refugee groups resettling in the United States. Find Priority Health Conditions, Background, Population Movements, Healthcare and Conditions Before Arrival.
Evaluating Health Information Online
Evaluating Health Information
This guide from the National Library of Medicine will help you know what to look out for when doing your own research online. Because of the "anyone can publish" nature of the web, it's vital to be able to differentiate credible resources from those that lack authority, especially when it comes to medical and health information.