Websites of the Month
Reducing Tobacco Use: A Report of the Surgeon General
This link to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services contains the abbreviated and full-text versions of the Surgeon General's report on tobacco use. The site also contains fact sheets, charts and graphs, and a video link of the Surgeon General delivering a speech about the report.
The Science and Ecology of Early Development 2000 Initiative
Visit this page to read how health behavior researchers can team up with their colleagues in anthropology, economics, epidemiology, history, political science and sociology to apply for research grants to study the environmental, social, economic or developmental factors that affect children living in poverty. Grants may cover up to five years of the research. The Science and Ecology of Early Development 2000 Initiative is co-sponsored by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and the National Institute of Mental Health.
History of Psychology Web site
This site provides links to more than 1,000 Web sites on the history of psychology in a variety of subject areas, including people, courses, writings, historical artifacts, organizations, chronologies of important events, photographic images, psychology department histories, and meta-sites, which serve as an entry to other search engines. The site also links to the history of other relevant topics, such as neuroscience, forensic psychiatry cases and evolution.
The Combined Health Information Database (CHID)
Visitors to this site will find a searchable database on several topics, such as AIDS education, diabetes, cancer, maternal and child health, alternative medicine, and health promotion and education. The site may be used to find information about health issues in the titles and abstracts of books, articles, brochures or summaries of professional organizations. CHID, designed for information purposes only, was created by the Centers for Disease Control, National Institutes of Health, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.