Use the health sciences & health policy resources

The public is welcome to use on-site library resources and to make copies of information at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Preston Smith Library in Lubbock, Texas, USA. No-charge book-loan/check-out privileges are available for staff of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and the University Medical Center. Book-loan/check-out privileges are also extended to members of Friends of the Library @$100.00 annually.

Find out whether you are eligible to subscribe to dozens of authoritative & useful healthcare databases (e.g., alternative medicine, clinical trials, medical ethics, genetics, geriatrics, health statistics & demography, nursing, nutrition, occupational therapy, oncology, patient education, peer-reviewed journals, pharmacology, physical therapy, psychiatry, social services, sports medicine, toxicology & more) & 42+ medical resources for PDAs: www.TTUHSC.edu/Libraries

www.KaiserEDU.org On-line health policy resource for faculty & students. Providing students, faculty & others interested in learning about health policy easy access to the latest data, research, analysis & developments. Narrated slide tutotirals, background reference libraries & issue material on current topics & policy debates. Health & the Law, Health Systems; HIV/AIDS, Medicaid/SCHIP, Medicare, Minority Health, Prescription Drugs, Quality of Care, Uninsured, Women’s Health, syllabus library, journal browser, research tools, policy fellowships & video directory.

www.VoiceForTheUninsured.org  46 million Americans are uninsured — cannot afford health insurance, have pre-existing conditions, limited access to health plans & benefits.  No matter what, they live sicker & die younger.  Potential solutions:  Provide all Americans with means to purchase health care coverage.  Give individuals choice to select appropriate coverage for themselves & their families.  Promote marketing reforms that enable this new approach.

http://Emergency.CDC.Gov/snaps/data  Local-level community profile information nationwide:  data by county or by zip code for your grant proposal, research or guidance (for health education & communication efforts to ensure diverse audiences receive vital public-health messages that are accessible, understandable & timely).

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