This guide is designed to assist users in selecting the most appropriate method of measuring adiposity in children when conducting population-level research and/or evaluation on obesity.
Surveillance data on HIV infection, viral hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and tuberculosis (TB), which are available to everyone through an interactive mapping tool.
An e-learning course to explore sex- and gender-related differences in key disease areas like immunology, cardiovascular disease, and pulmonary disease. Course materials showcase examples from basic science through clinical trials and translation into practice so users can apply this knowledge when conducting research and interpreting evidence for clinical practice.
A summary of trends across measures of healthcare for Asians and Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders and figures illustrating select measures of healthcare access and quality.
Resource center that provides tools that describe why environmental changes are at the heart of making healthy living easier, and how to execute them. Tools include webinars, model policies, tool kits, databases, fact sheets, and other practical materials.
Searchable collection of scientifically-based resources on mental health and substance use, including Treatment Improvement Protocols, toolkits, resource guides, and clinical practice guidelines. Compiled by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for clinicians, educators, policymakers, and other audiences.
Comprehensive information on seasonal influenza from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including information about flu vaccines, prevention strategies, and flu activity and surveillance.
An integrated data system that provides expanded nutrient profile data and links to related agricultural, food, health, dietary supplement, and experimental research. FoodData Central is managed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service.
Interactive tool for finding information about select rare diseases including, diagnosis, inheritance, statistics, related research efforts and more.
Visualize data and locate information critical to understanding minority health, health disparities, and their determinants. Data are collected from public health surveillance systems by using either their published reports or public use files.
Detailed information on the key changes to the nutrition facts label.
Learn about proven, science-based methods to reduce people’s exposure to harmful pollutants in air, water, soil, food, and materials in homes and workplaces. Use these resources to develop programs and policies that are informed by evidence on what's effective, replicable, scalable, and sustainable.
Learn about proven, science-based methods to prevent intentional and unintentional injuries, including injuries that cause death. Use these resources to develop programs and policies that are informed by evidence on what's effective, replicable, scalable, and sustainable.
Learn about proven, science-based methods to help people of all ages get enough aerobic and muscle-strengthening activity. Use these resources to develop programs and policies that are informed by evidence on what's effective, replicable, scalable, and sustainable.
The federal government's policies, programs, and resources on HIV/AIDS, including digital tools, health education, strategic planning, and funding.
A comprehensive tooklit designed to help health educators, dietitians, physicians, other health care and nutrition professionals, social workers, youth counselors, and program directors teach consumers about the Nutrition Facts label and how to use the information it provides to make healthier food choices.
Collection of reports on the proceedings from the 2007 Measures of the Food and Built Environments Workshop. The supplement highlights the need for: Better reporting of validity and reliability of measures; tailoring or validation of measures for communities of populations at high risk for obesity (e.g., rural, low-income, racial/ethnic minority communities); and refinement of conceptual models.
Resources on abuse in older adults, including statistics, data, research reviews, policy, reports, and related materials.
A fact sheet about HIV/AIDS clinical research at the NIH, including clinical trials, networks, studies, and research consortia.
Videos to learn practical tips on how to counsel patients about using the Nutrition Facts label to make food choices that support a healthy diet.