Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

CDC conducts critical science and provides helath information that protects our nation against expensive and dangerous health threats and responds when these arise.

Health Resource Center (Home access requires a State of Kansas Library e-Card, available for free at the Library’s Reference desk.)

A resource useful to student nurses as well as the public. It includes in-depth coverage of body systems, current health issues, major diseases and conditions, treatments, and procedures, as well as health and nutrition information specific to men, women, children, teens, and seniors.

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Health information sponsored by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Leavenworth County Health Department

The Leavenworth County Health Department offers a wide range of services to Leavenworth County residents to improve the quality of life through environmental and community health nursing.

Mayo Clinic

Leading source of information on medicine, health and wellness.

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

A part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, NIH is the largest biomedical research agency in the world.

National Institute of Mental Health

Federal agency for research on mental disorders. NIMH is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation and reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness.