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Public Health Resources: Other Resources

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Public Health E-Resources

Government Resources for Public Health

  • Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020
    The Dietary Guidelines for Americans "provides authoritative advice for people two years and older about how good dietary habits can promote health and reduce risk for major chronic diseases." This is a joint publication from the Department of Human Services (HHS) and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and updated every 5 years.
  • Healthy People 2020 and beyond
    From the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the full-text is available at this site. There are also updates.
  • Physical Guidelines for Americans
    The first-ever physical guidelines for Americans.  This resource describes the types and amounts of physical activity that offer health benefits.
  • has resources on a wide range of health topics selected from approximately 1,400 government and non-profit organizations to bring you the best, most reliable health information on the Internet.

Upstate Medical University Library

SU faculty (and graduate students with a letter of permission from their instructors) may request book borrowing privileges at the nearby Health Sciences Library. Search their library catalog for titles.

Remote access to their online resources is not available to SU faculty and students, but their e-journals can be accessed on-site from the Health Sciences Library's public workstations. You can quickly search for titles in their e-journal directory.

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The Health Sciences Library is located at 766 Irving Avenue, in a new building adjacent to Weiskotten Hall.