This page provides links to local and national libraries and to national and international health agency webpages.

Local and National Libraries

University at Albany Libraries 
Home, Science Library, Dewey Library

The New York State Library

The Duke University Libraries
Home, Catalog

North Carolina State University (NCSU) Libraries 
Home, Catalog

UNC-Chapel Hill Libraries
Home, Catalog

North Carolina Central University Libraries
Home, Catalog

State Library of North Carolina

Library of Congress

National Library for the Environment
virtual library developed by the National Institute for the Environment. This is a good source for background reports on ecological issues from the Congressional Research Service.

United States National Library of Medicine, NIH

NIH Library

The Internet Public Library

Purdue University Library


National and International Agencies

World Health Organization's HINARI (Health InterNetwork Access to Research Initiative) program.
This web portal allows HINARI users to search and access full-text articles directly from the Pubmed (Medline) database.

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
Home, Identification and Listing of Hazardous Wastes, Pollution Prevention Unit, Air Toxics Program, New York State Toxic Release Inventory

NYS Department of Health
Home, Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System (SPARCS)

US Census Bureau

US Environmental Protection Agency
Home, Toxic Resease Inventory (TRI) Program, TRI State Fact Sheet, TRI Explorer, 2000 TRI Press Materials

US National Library of Medicine
Home, Toxicology Data Network (TOXNET)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Home, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), BRFSS Interactive Databases

Children's Health
WHO - Childrens Environmental Health, US EPA - Children's Health Protection

International Classification of Diseases - 9th Edition (ICD-9)
Wikipedia list of ICD-9 codes, MediLexicon ICD-9 Codes Search

NYU School of Medicine
Home, Information of Environmental Problems

Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR)
Home, Environment & Health

Home, Healthy Seafood Campaign


DrugDangers - information on medications and medical devices that have serious complications

Consumer Safety / Drugs, Medical Devices, Food and the Products

Nursing Home Abuse / Protecting Our Seniors


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