Journals and Journal Databases
Health Affairs Journal
Health Affairs, the number one cited health policy journal devoted to publishing original, peer-reviewed research and commentary.
Government Health Sites
Utah State Health Department
The Utah Department of Health is the central state point of contact for all Public Health issues in the state. Public Health relates to the matters of health of individuals and communities. Public Health is a matter for each of us and all of us.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people - at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health.
Salt Lake Valley Health Department
Website for the Salt Lake Valley Health Department
NCBI - National Center for Biotechnological Information
Established in 1988 as a national resource for molecular biology information, NCBI creates public databases, conducts research in computational biology, develops software tools for analyzing genome data, and disseminates biomedical information.
National Institutes of Health - NIH
The National Institutes of Health is the steward of medical and behavioral research for the Nation. It is an Agency under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Science and Research
Kaiser Family Foundation
Kaisernetwork.org provides quick access to timely, reliable, and non-partisan information on national health issues through daily news summaries, webcasts, transcripts, access to public opinion data, and much more.
Academy for Health Services Research
AcademyHealth is the professional home for health services researchers, policy analysts, and practitioners, and a leading, non-partisan resource for the best in health research and policy.
Complementary and Alternative Medicine NIH Newsletter
NCCAM is dedicated to exploring complementary and alternative healing practices in the context of rigorous science, training CAM researchers, and disseminating authoritative information to the public and professionals.
Google Health News
News from major newspapers. Read only with a critical eye...
UC Berkeley's newsletter of nutrition, fitness, and self-care.
Health Care Policy And Issues
Lubuto Library Project
A literacy organization providing a beacon of hope and learning to children whose futures have been darkened by the AIDS crisis in Africa through the provision of "street-kid" libraries to orphans and other vulnerable children in Southern Africa.
Families USA is a national nonprofit, non-partisan organization dedicated to the achievement of high-quality, affordable healthcare for all Americans.
Southern Poverty Law Center
The Southern Poverty Law Center was founded in 1971 as a small civil rights law firm. Today, the Center is internationally known for its tolerance education programs, its legal victories against white supremacists and its tracking of hate groups.
The Children's Defense Fund
The mission of the Children's Defense Fund is to Leave No Child Behind and to ensure every child a Healthy Start, a Head Start, a Fair Start, a Safe Start, and a Moral Start in life and successful passage to adulthood.
Northwestern: Institute for Policy Research
The Institute for Policy Research (IPR) is an interdisciplinary public policy research institute founded in 1968 at Northwestern University. Our mission is to stimulate and support excellent social science research on significant public policy issues
Joint Center for Poverty Research
The Joint Center for Poverty Research's mission is to advance our understanding of the causes and consequences of poverty and the effect of policies designed to reduce poverty.
Institute for Research on Poverty
The Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) is a university-based center for research into the causes and consequences of poverty and social inequality in the United States. It is nonprofit and nonpartisan.
Urban Institute - a nonpartisan economic and social policy research organization
The Urban Institute measures effects, compares options, shows which stakeholders get the most and least, tests conventional wisdom, reveals trends, and makes costs, benefits, and risks explicit.
Center on Urban Poverty and Social Change
The Center on Urban Poverty and Social Change seeks to address the problems of persistent and concentrated urban poverty and is dedicated to understanding how social and economic changes affect low-income communities.
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities is a nonpartisan research organization and policy institute that conducts research and analysis on a range of government policies and programs.
Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is a Federal agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Programs for which CMS is responsible include Medicare, Medicaid, State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) & HIPAA
Center for Health Systems Change
The Center for Studying Health System Change (HSC) is a nonpartisan policy research organization located in Washington, D.C. HSC designs and conducts studies focused on the U.S. health care system to inform the thinking and decisions of policy makers