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Health Promotion & Community Health

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Begin your research in Community Health, Health Promotion, & Wellness using the following resources for scholarly, peer reviewed, academic articles:

Background Information

If you need general health information, government documents and health organization documents may provide helpful background research. Note: these items are not considered scholarly articles. However, they are still appropriate for academic research.

  • Center for Disease Control: Provides health information on various subjects and various demographics. You can find official government reports as well as general informational resources.
  • Florida Department of Health: Get health information specific to Florida. Learn about issues relevant to your state and country. 
  • World Health Organization: Get information and statistics on health issues relate to public health and community health. This organization has an international focus but still provides information for the United States.
  • Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality: The AHRQ focues on making healthcare safer and improving healthcare quality. You can find information on preventative care that may aid in program planning.