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Key Resources

  • Cancer Statistics
    Cancer statistics reported by the National Cancer Institute.
  • ChooseMyPlate.gov
    Gives consumers resources and tools to help them build healthier diets.
  • Drugs@FDA
    Provides information on FDA approved drug products.
  • Food Access Research Atlas
    Tool for determining where access to food stores is difficult.
  • Food Environment Atlas
    Online mapping tool that compares U.S. counties in terms of access to affordable, healthy food.
  • Health, United States
    Annual statistical report on US health trends.
  • Healthfinder.gov
    One-stop site for health information targeted toward the general public.
  • Hospital Compare
    Allows you to make quality-of-care comparisons for over 4,000 Medicare-certified hospitals.
  • MedlinePlus
    Brings information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in understandable language.
  • Monitoring the Future
    National annual survey of 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students that measures the trends in the use, attitudes, and availability of various drugs.
  • Mortality & Morbidity Weekly Report
    Weekly publication that contains data and reports on infectious and chronic diseases, environmental hazards, natural and human-generated disasters, occupational diseases and injuries, and intentional and unintentional injuries.
  • National Health Care Quality & Disparities Reports
    Measure trends in effectiveness of care, patient safety, timeliness of care, patient centeredness, and efficiency of care.
  • Nursing Home Compare
    Allows consumers to compare information about nursing homes. Contains quality of care information on every Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country.
  • Nutrition.gov
    Provides easy access to vetted food and nutrition information from various federal government agencies. Serves as a gateway to reliable information on nutrition, healthy eating, physical activity, and food safety for consumers.
 

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