If we want more evidence-based practice, we need more practice-based evidence.*

 

Websites for Organizations    Journals   

                      Community Health Topics  (click chapter for topic)     

 

 Organizations and related resources

American Academy of Health Behavior   http://www.aahb.org

American Academy of Kinetics & Physical Education   http://www.aakpe.org/

American Association for Health Education   www.aahperd.org

American Cancer Society   www.cancer.org

American College of Epidemiology  http://acepidemiology.org

American Evaluation Association   http://www.eval.org     

American Heart Association   http://www.americanheart.org     

American Psychological Association  http://www.apa.org            

American Public Health Association  http://www.apha.org/

American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene  http://www.astmh.org

Asociacion de Educacion para la Salud (Spain): www.adeps.org

Association of Schools of Public Health  http://www.asph.org/

Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine  www.atpm.org

 Australia Department of Health  http://www.health.gov.au/                      

Bio-Med Central (BMC) International Health and Human Rights  BioMed Central is an independent publishing house that provides free access to peer-reviewed biomedical research.  The International Health and Human Rights division publishes original research articles in health care in developing and transitional countries, and all issues relating to health and human rights.

Biosciences resources  https://spcollab.pnnl.gov/sites/library/Tipsheet/biosci.pdf  

California HealthLine (free daily health news, but must register first)  http://www.californiahealthline.org/

Center for the Advancement of Health http://www.cfah.org

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US Dept of Health & Human Services)  http://www.cdc.gov

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) http://www.cms.gov/index.html (Formerly US Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA))

Children, youth and family resources  http://www.cyfc.umn.edu/

Clinical Handbook for Patients, Doctors and Students http://www.mastersinhealthcare.com/blog/2012/the-webs-clinical-handbook/ 

Combined Health Information Database  http://chid.nih.gov/ [Link obsolete]

Community Preventive Services  http://www.thecommunityguide.org/index.html 

Community of Science (experts, Medline, funded research, funding opportunities)  http://www.cos.com/

Data resources  http://www.abag.ca.gov/abag/overview/datacenter/popdemo/datamine.htm

Epidemiologic Data Resource  https://www.orau.gov/cedr/

Epidemiology resources  http://www.epibiostat.ucsf.edu/epidem/epidem.html/ 

ERIC searches on educational research, e.g., http://www.eric.ed.gov/

Food and Nutrition Information Center  http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/

Global Health Council  www.globalhealth.org

Google/Scholar  This Google search engine can be searched for peer-reviewed literature.

http://www.unclesamsearch.com/ This Google search engine is for analytic reports, Congressional testimony, and other documents produced by the federal or state governments. 

Government Printing Office Access  The US Government Printing Office (GPO) disseminates official information from all three branches of the Federal Government.  Links to other governmental sites or databases as well as direct database of current materials from Congress or the Supreme Court are cataloged alphabetically or by branch.

Health Canada  http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca

Health education professional resources  http://www.nyu.edu/education/hepr/ [Link obsolete]

Health A to Z search engine  http://www.healthatoz.com/ [Link obsolete]

Health promotion journals  http://www.ki.se/phs/hprin/hprin_journals.html [Link obsolete]

Health science journals  http://www.mco.edu/lib/instr/libinsta.html [Link obsolete]

Healthy People 2010 Objectives  http://odphp.osophs.dhhs.gov/pubs/hp2000/

Healthy People 2020 Objectives http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topicsobjectives2020/default.aspx

Homelessness Research virtual library, IHPR, UBC  http://www.hvl.ihpr.ubc.ca/

Homelessness Research, Northern Family Health Society - http://www.nfhs-pg.org/fasd-toolkit/Websites/Phase%20I%20Website%20list/Homelessness.pdf

Index Medicus (journal abbreviations)  http://www.nlm.nih.gov/tsd/serials/lji.html

Institute of Medicine http://www.iom.edu/

International health resources  http://www.globalhealth.pitt.edu/resources/international-research-ethics.php 

International Union for Health Promotion and Education, Paris  www.iuhpe.org

Kaiser Family Foundation Weekly and Daily Health Policy Reports http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org/Daily-Report.aspx 

LEXIS-NEXIS  Lexis-Nexis is a searchable database of news stories, legal briefs and citations, public records and business information in online, print of CD-ROM formats.  Use of Lexis-Nexis database requires a paid subscription.

Library of Congress  The Library of Congress (LOC) serves as the national library of the United States government.  The Library houses all documents and legislation released in the U.S. Congress.  Online, the LOC provides abstracts of its holdings.

Medical subject headings (MeSH standard keywords)  http://www.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/meshhome.html

MedWeb (health sciences resources) http://health.library.emory.edu/communities/clinical 

Melvyl (Medline, journal & book databases) http://melvyl.cdlib.org/redirect.html 

Men's health resources http://www.menweb.org/mensheal.htm 

Minority health resources  http://www.minority.unc.edu/

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/ 

Newspaper links (>3,600 online newspapers)  http://www.newslink.org/news.html

National Assembly on School-Based Health Care http://www.nasbhc.org

National Commission for Health Education Credentialing www.nchec.org

National Library of Medicine (Medline, MeSH, PubMed)  http://www.nlm.nih.gov/

Nutrition resources  http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/

Oxford University Press http://www.oup.com/us/ 

Physical activity and health resources http://eduscapes.com/tap/taphealth.html 

Population Index on the Web  Population Index contains an annotated bibliography of recently published books, journal articles, working papers, and other materials on population topics.  This website provides a searchable and browsable database of demographic literature published in Population Index in the period 1986-2000

PubMed  A free service of the National Library of Medicine, includes over 15 million citations for a wide range of biomedical and health policy articles from the 1950's to the present.  Users can search for citations in MEDLINE, which contains abstracts of most articles and links to sites providing full text of many articles.

Public Health Online http://www.publichealthonline.org/ 

Public health resources http://www.avonpubliclibrary.org/publichealth.html

Public Health Software http://www.jhsph.edu/alumni/alumni-associations/delta-omega/Internet_Resources/programs.html 

Science.gov Science.gov is a search engine of selected research articles, special reports, and databases produced by the federal government.  Through this site, visitors can search for information across a broad array of federal agencies and government divisions.

Society for Public Health Education  http://www.sophe.org/

Statistics resources  http://www.stat.ufl.edu/vlib/statistics.html

Tobacco control resources http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/ 

Uniform requirements for manuscripts submitted to biomedical journals http://www.icmje.org/urm_main.html 

US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality  http://www.ahrq.gov

US Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/ 

US Census Bureau  http://www.census.gov/

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  http://www.cdc.gov/

US Dept of Health and Human Services http://www.hhs.gov/ 

US Food and Drug Administration  http://www.fda.gov/

US Office of Minority Health http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/ 

US National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences http://www.niehs.nih.gov/ 

US National Center for Health Statistics  http://www.cdc.gov/nchs

US National Institutes of Health (NIH)  http://www.nih.gov

US NIH guide for grants & contracts (funding opportunities)  http://www.nih.gov/grants/guide/index.html

US Office on Smoking and Health  http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco

US Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration  http://www.samhsa.gov/

Women's health resources  http://www.nytimes.com/specials/women/whome/resources.html

World Health Organization  http://www.who.int/

 Journals

The web pages for the journals listed below provide varying levels of online access. Some are limited to resources such as “Instructions for Authors”, but most are highly accessible with abstracts and some with access to full-text articles.  Most of the journals' websites listed archive past issues with a “Table of Contents” section. 

Some of the addresses listed will take you to the respective publisher homepage.  Usually, you can then access the journal under a “Publications/Journals” section.  If you cannot access the journal through the address listed, try entering an address with just the www followed by the name and the .com or .org part of the URL.

A

Addiction: http://www.addictionjournal.org/

Academic Medicine: http://www.academicmedicine.org/ or Link from Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

Accident Analysis and Prevention: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/accident-analysis-and-prevention/#description 

ACSM Health & Fitness Journal: http://journals.lww.com/acsm-healthfitness/pages/default.aspx

Addictive Behaviors: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/addictive-behaviors/#description 

Adolescent Health http://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-adolescent-health/#description

African Studies: http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/cast

Age & Ageing: www.ageing.oupjournals.org

Ageing International: http://www.springer.com/social+sciences/journal/12126

Aging & Mental Health: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/CARFAX/13607863.HTM

AIDS and Behavior: http://www.springer.com/public+health/journal/10461 

AIDS Care: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/caic20/current 

Alcohol & Alcoholism: http://www.alcalc.oupjournals.org

Amer J Addictions: http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/apl/uaja

Amer J Clinical Nutrition: http://ajcn.nutrition.org/

Amer J of Drug & Alcohol Abuse: http://informahealthcare.com/loi/ada/

Amer J Epidemiology: www.aje.oupjournals.org

Amer J Health Behavior (formerly Health Values): http://www.ajhb.org

Amer J Health Education: http://www.aahperd.org/aahe/publications/ajhe/index.cfm

Amer J Health Promotion: http://www.healthpromotionjournal.com

Amer J Health Studies (formerly Journal of Wellness Perspectives): http://www.va-ajhs.com/ 

Amer J Med: http://www.amjmed.com/ 

Amer J Nursing: www.ajn.org 

Amer J Preventive Med  http://www.elsevier.com/locate/ajpmonline

Amer J Public Health: http://www.ajph.org/

Amer J Sports Medicine: http://www.sportsmed.org/Publications/AJSM/AJSM/ 

Amer School Board Journal: http://www.asbj.com

Annals of Behavioral Medicine: http://www.springer.com/medicine/journal/12160 

Annals of Epidemiology: http://www.elsevier.com/locate/annepidem

Ann Rev Anthropology: http://anthro.AnnualReviews.org

Ann Rev Nutrition: http://www.annualreviews.org/journal/nutr 

Ann Rev Political Sci: http://www.annualreviews.org/journal/polisci 

Annual Review of Psychology: http://www.annualreviews.org/journal/psych 

Ann Rev Sociology: http://www.annualreviews.org/journal/soc 

Ann Rev Public Health: http://www.annualreviews.org/journal/publhealth

Archives Pediatrics and Adolescent Med: http://archpedi.jamanetwork.com/journal.aspx

Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health: http://www.phaa.net.au/journal.php 

B and beyond: Click here and type the name of the journal or its standard abbreviation, or search alphabetically below.

Behavioral Medicine: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/vbmd20/current

British Medical Journal: www.bmj.com

Canadian Journal of Aging: http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=CJG

Canadian Journal of Public Health: http://journal.cpha.ca/index.php/cjph

Canadian Medical Association Journal: http://www.cma.ca/cmaj

Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention: http://cebp.aacrjournals.org/

Child: Care, Health & Development: http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-CCH.html

Child Development: http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1554210; http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/%28ISSN%291467-8624

Childhood Education: http://udel.worldcat.org/oclc/1554226; http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/uced20

Chronic Diseases in Canada: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/cd-mc/index-eng.php

Counselor Education and Supervision: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/%28ISSN%291556-6978 

Critical Public Health: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/CARFAX/09581596.HTM

Culture, Health & Sexuality: A J for Research, Intervention and Care http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/TF/13691058.HTM

Developmental Psychology: http://www.apa.org/journals/dev.html

Education for Health: Change in Training & Practice: http://educationforhealth.net/home/defaultnew.asp

Environmental Health Perspective: http://ehp03.niehs.nih.gov/home.action

European Journal of Public Health: http://www3.oup.co.uk/eurpub

Evaluation and the Health Professions: http://ehp.sagepub.com/ 

Family and Community Health: http://journals.lww.com/familyandcommunityhealth/pages/default.aspx 

Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal (formerly Home Economics Journal): http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/%28ISSN%291552-3934 

Family Practice: http://www3.oup.co.uk/famprj

Health Affairs: http://www.healthaffairs.org/ 

Health: An Interdisciplinary J for the Social Study of Health, Illness & Med: http://hea.sagepub.com/

Health Education and Behavior: http://heb.sagepub.com/

Health Education Research: Theory and Practice: http://www.oup.co.uk/healed or http://her.oupjournals.org

Health Policy and Planning: http://www3.oup.co.uk/heapo or http://heapol.oupjournals.org

Health Promotion: Global Perspectives: http://www.Healthpromotionjournal.com/publications/global.htm (Link obsolete)

Health Promotion International: http://www.oup.co.uk/heapro or http://heapro.oupjournals.org

Health Promotion Practice: http://hpp.sagepub.com/ or http://www.sagepub.com/journals/Journal201271

Health Psychology: http://www.apa.org/journals/hea.html

Health, Risk & Society: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/CARFAX/13698575.HTM

Human Communication Research: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/%28ISSN%291468-2958 

Implementation Science: http://www.implementationscience.com 

International Electronic Journal of Health Education: http://www.aahperd.org/aahe/publications/iejhe/index.cfm

International Journal of Environmental Health Research: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cije20/current

International Journal of Epidemiology: http://www3.oup.co.uk/ije/contents or http://ije.oupjournals.org

International Journal of Health Promotion and Education: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rhpe20/current

International Journal of Rehabilitation and Health: http://www.springerlink.com/content/1068-9591/

Journal of Addictions and Offender Counseling: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/%28ISSN%292161-1874 

Journal of Adolescent Health: http://jahonline.org/ 

Journal of Adolescent Research: http://jar.sagepub.com/ 

Journal of Aging and Health: http://jah.sagepub.com/

Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education: http://www.jadejournal.com/ 

Journal of American College Health: http://www.acha.org/Publications/JACH.cfm or http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/vach20/current

Journal of the American Medical Association - JAMA: http://www.ama-assn.org/public/journals/jama/jamahome.htm

Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association: http://www.jamia.org

Journal of Black Studies: http://jbs.sagepub.com/

Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/wcas20/current 

Journal of Community Health: http://www.springer.com/public+health/journal/10900

Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology: http://www.apa.org/journals/ccp.html

Journal of Counseling and Development: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/%28ISSN%291556-6678/issues

Journal of Counseling Psychology: http://www.apa.org/journals/cou.html 

Journal of Early Intervention: http://jei.sagepub.com/

Journal of Environmental Education: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/vjee20/current

Journal of Environmental Health: http://www.neha.org/JEH/

Journal of Environmental Science and Health: Part A - Toxic/Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/lesa20/current; Part B - Pesticides, Food Contaminants, and Agricultural Wastes: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/lesb20/current; Part C - Environmental Carcinogenesis and Ecotoxicology Reviews: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/lesc20/current

Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health: http://www.jech.com

Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences: http://www.aafcs.org/resources/journal.asp

Journal of Family Issues: http://jfi.sagepub.com/

Journal of Gender, Culture, and Health: http://www.springer.com/psychology/health+and+behavior/journal/10925

Journal of Health Communication: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/uhcm20/current

Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law: http://jhppl.dukejournals.org/

Journal of Health Psychology: http://hpq.sagepub.com/

Journal of Health and Social Behavior: http://hsb.sagepub.com/

Journal of Immigrant Health: http://www.springerlink.com/content/104912/

Journal of Marital and Family Therapy: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/%28ISSN%291752-0606

Journal of Mental Health: http://informahealthcare.com/jmh

Journal of the National Cancer Institute: http://jnci.oupjournals.org

Journal of the National Cancer Institute Monographs: http://jncimonographs.oupjournals.org

Journal of Nutrition: http://jn.nutrition.org/

Journal of Nutrition Education: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00223182

Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior: http://www.jneb.org/

Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine: http://journals.lww.com/joem/pages/default.aspx

Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance: http://www.aahperd.org/publications/journals/joperd/

Journal of Primary Prevention: http://www.springer.com/medicine/journal/10935

Journal of Psychology and Human Sexuality: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/wzph20/current

Journal of Public Health Medicine: http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/oup/pubmed

Journal of Public Health: http://jpubhealth.oxfordjournals.org/ or http://www3.oup.co.uk/pubmed  

Journal of Public Health Policy: http://www.palgrave-journals.com/jphp/index.html

Journal of Research and Development in Education: http://books.google.com/books?q=editions:LCCN68127122&id=0M5XAAAAYAAJ

Journal of Safety Research: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00224375 or http://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-safety-research/

Journal of School Health: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/%28ISSN%291746-1561

Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/usmt20/current 

Journal of Sex Education and Therapy: Limited versions available at http://books.google.com/books?q=editions:0AFLRE73ACHjuu19o70u9_56TPtvz1Aph8qcTIdqw9EyUnuBSZ0YVpmM&id=fKNLAQAAIAAJ

Journal of Sex Research: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/hjsr20/current 

Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology: http://journals.humankinetics.com/jsep

Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs (Formerly the Journal of Studies on Alcohol): http://www.jsad.com/

Journal of Substance Abuse: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/08993289

Journal of the American Dietetic Association: http://www.adajournal.org/; http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/662173/description; http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00028223

Journal of American Medical Association: http://jama.jamanetwork.com/journal.aspx

Journal of Youth and Adolescence: http://www.springer.com/psychology/child+%26+school+psychology/journal/10964

Knowledge and Information Systems: An International Journal: http://www.cs.uvm.edu/~kais/

Maternal and Child Health Journal: http://www.springer.com/public+health/journal/10995

Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise: http://www.ms-se.com

The Milbank Quarterly: A Journal of Public Health and Health Care Policy: http://www.milbank.org/quarterly.html 

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/

New England Journal of Medicine: http://www.nejm.org 

Obesity Research: http://www.obesityresearch.org

Occupational and Environmental Medicine: http://oem.bmjjournals.com

Oxford English Dictionary: http://www.oed.com/ 

Patient Education and Counseling: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/patient-education-and-counseling/

Pediatrics: http://www.pediatrics.org

Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin: http://psp.sagepub.com/ 

Prevention Science (new in 2000): http://www.springer.com/public+health/journal/11121

Professional Safety: http://www.asse.org/professionalsafety/

Public Health: http://www.stockton-press.co.uk/ph - Link Obsolete

Qualitative Health Research: http://qhr.sagepub.com/

Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport: http://www.aahperd.org/rc/publications/rqes/ 

Reviews of Health Promotion and Education Online (formerly Internet Journal of Health Promotion): http://rhpeo.net/ijhp-articles/index.htm and http://rhpeo.net/newfrontpage.html

Social Science & Medicine: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/social-science-and-medicine/

Substance Abuse: http://www.springer.com/psychology/journal/11226 

Substance Use and Misuse: http://informahealthcare.com/journal/sum 

Teachers College Record: http://www.tcrecord.org/

The Health Educator: Tobacco Control: http://tc.bmjjournals.com

Western Journal of Medicine: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/journals/183/

Young Children: http://www.naeyc.org/yc/

Youth and Society: http://yas.sagepub.com/