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Health Care Standards: Official Directory Library Reference
Healthy Youth: CDC's School Health Education Resources (SHER) CDC's School Health Education Resources (SHER) provides access to school health education available from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
National Health Education Standards The National Health Education Standards are written expectations for what students should know and be able to do by grades 2, 5, 8, and 12 to promote personal, family, and community health. The standards provide a framework for curriculum development and selection, instruction, and student assessment in health education.
Health Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (HECAT) The Health Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (HECAT) can help school districts, schools, and others conduct a clear, complete, and consistent analysis of health education curricula. The HECAT results can help schools select or develop appropriate and effective health education curricula and improve the delivery of health education.
Lists primary databases used to find full-text articles and article citations in the field of health education.
R2 Full Text Digital Resources
R2 Online Library is an online service providing access to health science book contents. Over 80 titles to choose from in general medicine, nursing and allied health fields, including but not limited to: Health Promotion, Ethics of Health Care, Health Assessment Through the Lifespan, Integrative Health Promotion, Conducting Clinical Research, Designing Clinical Research, Medical Law, Ethics and Bioethics
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, health promotion and health education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States.
ED Publications Publications provided by the U.S. Department of Education, many articles and documents available full-text through ERIC
Erie County Department of Health- The Mission of the Erie County Department of Health is to protect the public's health, to prevent disease and premature death through promotion of healthy living and wellness
Healthy People 2020 - Identifies the most significant and preventable health threats and establishes national goals to reduce these threats.
National Institutes of Health NIH is the steward of medical and behavioral research for the Nation. Its mission is science in pursuit of fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to extend healthy life and reduce the burdens of illness and disability.
NCHS (National Center for Health Statistics) - Provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), this site includes statistical data about U.S. public health topics, such as health care, diseases, drug use, birth and death rates, and aging.
New York State Health Department - Contains statistics on health care, diseases, drug use, birth and death rates, etc., in New York communities.
U.S. Department of Education Mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access to education
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 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.
US Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, employers are responsible for providing a safe and healthy workplace for their employees. OSHA's role is to promote the safety and health of America's working men and women.
U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions This website contains information on Committee legislation, hearings and markups, as well as access to Committee hearing testimony. It also contains links to all federal agencies that are charged with enforcing federal laws related to health care.
World Health Organization Responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
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