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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Consumer related health information includes research, statistics, quality indicators and a variety of other resources. Some data arranged by population. Last visited: 10/2012

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Use the search feature to retrieve articles about specific patient populations or diseases. Last visited: 10/2012

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
A wealth of statistical data related to the U.S. health care system, including user satisfaction surveys, statistics, trends, reports, and research. Utilization statistics of Medicare and Medicaid by racial and ethnic minorities. Last visited: 10/2012

Department of Health and Human Services
Search by disease, condition, or population group. Last visited: 10/2012

Searchable consumer health and services information from the U.S. government. Last visited: 10/2012

Healthy People
Comprehensive health agenda for the U.S.; goals are to increase life expectancy, reduce health disparities in different population groups, and achieve access to preventive health services. Check the "data sources" area for statistics. Last visited: 10/2012

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
Research, training and information on complementary and alternative medicine for practitioners and consumers. Last visited: 10/2012

National Institutes of Health
Links to databases, program explanations, and publications. Last visited: 10/2012

Office of Minority Health
Consult the Database section of this U.S. government website for a variety of subjects, including information about organizations and programs. Read the searching instructions before proceeding, as the interface is cumbersome and does not always function as intended. A number publications are available for downloading or viewing in Adobe Acrobat format. These include: Closing the Gap, a monthly newsletter addressing a variety of topics, Pocket Guide to Minority Health Resources Sources of Health Materials, and Breast Cancer & Minorities: A Resource Guide. Useful, though brief information, may also be found in the press releases section. Last visited: 10/2012

Transcultural Nursing Society
Interactive discussion forums, links, essays. Last visited: 10/2012

World Health Organization
Disease information, health policies, statistics. Last visited: 10/2012
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