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Public Health Magazine
Twice annual publication of Emory University's Woodruff Health Sciences Center. Has general interest articles on various public health topics.
World Health News
Weekly news digest covering stories on public health issues from around the world. Published by the Center for Health Communication of the Harvard School of Public Health.
American Public Health Association
A large collection of public health books and other media available for purchase.
AVMA Public Health Index
Publications and links from the American Veterinary Medical Association on "Mad Cow Disease", psittacosis, rabies and other human/animal interaction topics.
Journal of Hospital Infection
Publishes original articles in the field of hospital-acquired infection and related subjects. The journal seeks to promote collaboration between the many disciplines in infection control in different countries.
Building Bridges Newsletter
Published between 1995 and 1997. Designed to promote collaboration between traffic safety and public health professionals.
Public Health Journals
Extensive listing of journals related to public health.
World Health Organization Publications
Publications issued by WHO and covers topics important to international public health.
HC Information Resources Inc.
Electronic publications on Legionellae Control, Legionnaires' disease, news, free articles, books and reports.
NSW Health - Public Health Bulletin
Bulletins on public health issues are published in full-text in Acrobat .PDF format (Acrobat viewer is required). Back issues available. (Australia)
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
Monthly international journal encompassing numerous aspects of epidemiology and public health.
International Journal of Epidemiology
Communication among those engaged in the research, teaching, and application of epidemiology of both communicable and non-communicable disease.
Manual of Naval Preventive Medicine
A manual of naval preventive medicine concerning food sanitation, water sanitation, pest control and other public health concerns. (NAVIVIED P-5010)
International Electronic Journal of Rural Health
An international peer reviewed electronic journal with searchable index.
County Health
By and for county public health workers to share and compare reports of their work in their communities. National and International links and downloadable reports. [Flash intensive]
Health Education Research
"Deals with all the vital issues involved in health education and promotion worldwide."
Electronic Pocket Guide to Medicine and Public Health Collaboration
The book reviews the historical relationship between medicine and public health.
Public Health Reports
The journal of the U.S. Public Health Service. Covers issues such as tobacco control, teenage violence, occupational disease and injury, immunization, drug policy, lead screening, Native American health issues, and tuberculosis control.
Journal of Urban Health
Reflects the focus of its parent organization, the New York Academy of Medicine, on the emerging field of urban health and epidemiology. Health issues are addressed from both clinical and policy perspectives.
CyberSpace: Online Information about Quality and Safety in Health Care
Overview of cultural factors affecting safer health care, efforts to improve patient-provider communication, and lessons from non-medical research disciplines. Contains links to resources to help patients, practitioners, and policymakers improve quality and safety in health care.
Medical Care
Journal of the American Public Health Association. Journal contents, abstracts and author instructions. Searchable. [Subscription required for full-text.]
Journal of Public Health Medicine
Focuses on current theory and practice within the entire spectrum of public health medicine. Evaluates causes of disease and methods of promoting good health.
Gryphon Productions Ltd
Documentary video and film productions on a variety of subjects, including aboriginal communities, organizations, government, schools and hospitals.
Hoolet: Magazine of RCGP (Scotland)
The magazine of Scotland's Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP). Current and back issues are available online.
Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Offers a wide range of resources and teaching tools to help health care professionals lead effective improvement efforts, enhance clinical outcomes, and reduce costs. Contains information on research, online discussion groups, publications, and links to other sites.
National Association for Healthcare Quality
Promotes the continuous improvement of quality in healthcare by providing educational and development opportunities for professionals at all management levels and within all healthcare settings. Includes on-line articles from the Journal for Healthcare Quality, position papers, and information on state associations.
Thomson Micromedex
Electronic and printed information for professionals and consumers in healthcare and industry. Databases on pharmacology, toxicology, acute care, patient education, occupational medicine, alternative medicine, chemical & hazardous materials management, environmental safety, and regulatory compliance.
Hazardous Substances and Public Health Newsletter
A quarterly newsletter published by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR).
Keenan Group
Offers health literacy consulting, writing, health initiatives and campaigns, and presentation to improve communications between health professionals, patients, and families. Emphasizes effective, easy-to-read, culturally appropriate materials.
Public Health and the Environment
Quarterly newsletter published by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). Previous title was "Hazardous Substances and Public Health."
Epidemiologic Reviews
A leading review journal in public health, published once a year. Issues collect review articles on subjects such as prostate cancer, cohort study, vaccines, genetic epidemiology, and injury prevention.
Medical College of Wisconsin Healthlink Topics: Public Health
Published by the Office of Clinical Informatics at the Medical College of Wisconsin as a community service. Offers up-to-date public health data.
IDS - International
Provides healthcare information through doctors’ waiting rooms and pharmacies. Services include independent market research and development of patient education materials.
Preventive Medicine
Devoted to international practice and theory, with authoritative contributions to the field of preventive medicine and public health. Online access requires a subscription.
Epi Info
A series of microcomputer programs for word processing, data management and epidemiologic analysis, designed for public health professionals.
Positive Populations
Positive Populations is known for its coverage of Correctional and Public Health issues. The website features a fully searchable newsletter archive and forum.
LEAD Guide Program
Provides a complete directory of all public safety agencies directory. Includes the commanding officer's name, address, phone, fax, and e-mail, if available, in the U.S.
Healthlink Worldwide
Partners with organizations in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East to disseminate information on health and development. Publications include newsletters, resource lists, training materials and booklets.
Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition
Reports new findings on issues pertinent to maternal, child and family health and related issues of population and nutrition. Articlesencompass all age groups and stages of life, with emphasis on family health and development.
Provides credible, accurate information to help Americans choose to live healthier lives.
The Reports of the Surgeon General of the United States
Archive of official reports and conference and workshop proceedings on topics related to public health, including AIDS, smoking, disease prevention, mental health, violence, breastfeeding, organ donation, and health care delivery.
American Medical News: AMNews
Weekly publication covering current events affecting physicians, the medical profession and the U.S. health care system, with full-text articles, archives, email alerts, newsfeeds and a mobile edition.
Asian Food Information Centre
Provides scientific information on nutrition, food, and health; resources include dietary guidelines, food safety, and tips on general health.
Public Safety Product News
Bi-monthly tabloid-sized magazine for Emergency Medical Service (EMS) professionals in fire departments, EMS/Rescue Response departments, and disaster preparedness agencies.
American Journal of Public Health
Published by the American Public Health Association (APHA).

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