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EXHS 256: Research Designs and Analysis: Diseases

Centers for Disease Control

CDC LogoCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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This key government center should be your starting place for disease control & prevention. Common issues covered by this agency include:

Disease & conditions (ADHD, birth defects, cancer, diabetes, fetal alcohol syndrome, flu, hepatitis, HIV/AIDS, STDs...)

Emergency preparedness and response (bioterrorism, chemical & radiation emergencies, severe weather...)

Environmental health (pollution, carbon dioxide, lead, mold, water quality, climate change)

Life stages & population (infant & child, men, minorities, pregnancy, seniors, women...)

Healthy living (food safety, bone health, physical activity, immunization, genetics, smoking...)

Injury & violence (brain injury, child abuse, falls, fires, poisoning, suicide, youth violence...)

Traveler's health (destinations, outbreaks, travel vaccines, yellow book...)

Workplace safety (asbestos, chemical safety, construction, mining, office environments, respirators...)



Willamette University

Willamette University Libraries

Mark O. Hatfield Library
900 State Street.
Salem Oregon 97301
Pacific Northwest College of Art Library
511 NW Broadway.
Portland Oregon 97209