These sites will prove invaluable to you for your epidemiology paper. For links to the databases, where you will find peer-reviewed research studies, see the next tab.
- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The government agency dedicated to preventing diseases in the U.S.
- Healthy People 2020
A national framework for improving health in America. Look here for data and interventions.
- Healthy People 2020 Expert Searches
Looking for articles to match a specific Healthy People 2020 Objective?
Use the Partners in Health structured evidence queries. Choose your topic from the first list, then click on the PubMed Search icon next to the objective of your choice. It will bring you to a pre-made PubMed search of articles that support the objective.
- The Community Guide
The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) is a collection of evidence-based findings of the Community Preventive Services Task Force (Task Force). It is a resource to help you select interventions to improve health and prevent disease in your state, community, community organization, business, healthcare organization, or school.
- Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, 2014
The Guide to Clinical Preventive Services includes U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening, counseling, and preventive medication topics and includes clinical recommendations for each topic.
- County Health Rankings
The annual County Health Rankings measure vital health factors, including high school graduation rates, obesity, smoking, unemployment, access to healthy foods, the quality of air and water, income, and teen births in nearly every county in America.