Researching Public Health Topics Public health refers to

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Researching Public Health Topics Public health refers to all organized measures (whether public or

Researching Public Health Topics Public health refers to all organized measures (whether public or private) to prevent disease, promote health, and prolong life among the population as a whole. -World Health Organization, 2014

Use MIHS Online Resources! � Access from MIHS Library Page � http: //www. mercerislandschools.

Use MIHS Online Resources! � Access from MIHS Library Page � http: //www. mercerislandschools. org/Page/5326

MIHS Subscription Databases -- Start Research Here! �Authoritative, Academic, HS level �Use at MIHS

MIHS Subscription Databases -- Start Research Here! �Authoritative, Academic, HS level �Use at MIHS – automatically logged in �Use off-site – Access from MIHS Library Page, use Login/Password (take a code sheet)

“MEDICAL” Public Health Topics Top MIHS Databases to consult: � Teen Health & Wellness

“MEDICAL” Public Health Topics Top MIHS Databases to consult: � Teen Health & Wellness http: //www. teenhealthandwellness. com/ � Today’s Science http: //online. infobaselearning. com/Direct. aspx? aid=97003&pid =WE 59

“ISSUE” Public Health Topics MIHS Databases: � Points of View http: //search. ebscohost. com/login.

“ISSUE” Public Health Topics MIHS Databases: � Points of View http: //search. ebscohost. com/login. aspx? authtype=ip, uid&site= pov ◦ Browse by Category to access Overview, Point/Counterpoint, Guide to Critical Analysis � e. Library http: //elibrary. bigchalk. com/ ◦ Browse Research Topics to access Pro. Quest Research Topics [overview + discussion & analysis] • SIRS Researcher http: //sks. sirs. com -- Browse Leading Issues for “At Issue” research guides

Two Very Useful US Government Sites Medline Plus http: //www. nlm. nih. gov/medlineplus/ A

Two Very Useful US Government Sites Medline Plus http: //www. nlm. nih. gov/medlineplus/ A service of the U. S. National Library of Medicine Centers for Disease Control and Prevention http: //www. cdc. gov/

SAVE WEB ADDRESSES! � Copy URL, Paste to a Word Document � - OR

SAVE WEB ADDRESSES! � Copy URL, Paste to a Word Document � - OR � Capture URL in Easy. Bib or other online citation builder � No “Works Cited” page for this project � You will submit only URLs for sources used