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General Information Resources

Links to resource guides, information services, and other health related organization websites.


Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals.

Adult Asthma Clinic

Adult Asthma Clinic

Adult Asthma Clinic

The UNM adult asthma clinic offers standardized education for MDI use, spacer use, irritant avoidance, home treatment and written action plans for mild to severe asthmatics.

Agency for Health Research and Quality

Agency for Health Research and Quality

Agency for Health Research and Quality

Our vision is that the Academy for Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care will function as both a coordinating center and a national resource for people committed to delivering comprehensive, integrated healthcare.

Alliance for Health Reform

Alliance for Health Reform

Alliance for Health Reform

The underlying goal of the Alliance for Health Reform, from its origin and into the future, is affordable, quality health care and long-term care for all Americans. The enactment of the Affordable Care Act has changed the context and content of our educational offerings for opinion leaders, but not our aim.

ALT Recovery Group

ALT Recovery Group

ALT Recovery Group

ALT Recovery Group provides medication assisted treatment (MAT) to individuals in Las Cruces and its surrounding communities in southern New Mexico and Texas. ALT offers an array of person-centered care and recovery-oriented services.

American Board of Industrial Hygiene

American Board of Industrial Hygiene

American Board of Industrial Hygiene

Provides high-quality industrial hygiene certification including education, experience, examination, certification maintenance and ethics enforcement.

Applying a 3.0 Transformation Framework to Guide Large-Scale Health System Reform

Applying a 3.0 Transformation Framework to Guide Large-Scale Health System Reform

Applying a 3.0 Transformation Framework to Guide Large-Scale Health System Reform

In this article we describe the 3.0 Transformation Framework we developed to stimulate thinking and support the planning and development of the new roadmap for the next generation of the United States health care system.

ASM Guidelines for Packaging & Shipping Infectious Substances

ASM Guidelines for Packaging & Shipping Infectious Substances

ASM Guidelines for Packaging & Shipping Infectious Substances

A guide to packing and shipping infectious substances.

Assessing and Promoting Adoption of the Community-Centered Health Home Model

Assessing and Promoting Adoption of the Community-Centered Health Home Model

Assessing and Promoting Adoption of the Community-Centered Health Home Model

To improve the health of individual patients and entire communities, while also reducing medical costs, we must take action at the community level to address and change the conditions that lead to poor health. At Prevention Institute, we call this work community prevention.

Asthma & Allergy Books

Asthma & Allergy Books

Asthma & Allergy Books

This page lists several books on Asthma & Allergies in children (including descriptions and ordering information).

Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America

Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America

Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America

A not-for-profit organization founded in 1953, is the leading patient organization for people with asthma and allergies, and the oldest asthma and allergy patient group in the world.

Bed Bugs in the City of Albuquerque

Bed Bugs in the City of Albuquerque

Bed Bugs in the City of Albuquerque

This page, found on the City of Albuquerque website covers general information about Bed Bugs (health concerns, infestation, & tips on how to deal with them).

Ben Archer Health Centers

Ben Archer Health Centers

Ben Archer Health Centers

Our mission is to significantly improve the health status of its population through the prevention of illness, the promotion of health education, the provision of quality primary care, access to the under-served and a strong commitment to chronic disease and pain management.

Bio-Rad Real-Time PCR Video

Bio-Rad Real-Time PCR Video

Bio-Rad Real-Time PCR Video

Understanding the Real-Time PCR method.

Blue Bell Ice Cream

Blue Bell Ice Cream

Blue Bell Ice Cream

It all started on a hot summer day when local farmers decided to establish the Brenham Creamery Company and make butter from excess cream brought in by area farmers. A few years later, the creamery began making ice cream and delivering it to neighbors by horse and wagon.

BrdsNBz Text Messaging Service

BrdsNBz Text Messaging Service

BrdsNBz Text Messaging Service

The BrdsNBz Text Message Warm Line provides confidential, factually accurate answers to sexual health questions via text message. A young person simply texts a question, and a trained health educator responds within 24 hours.

California Department of Public Health

California Department of Public Health

California Department of Public Health

Healthy individuals and families in healthful communities. The California Department of Public Health is dedicated to optimizing the health and well-being of the people in California.

Campaign to Prevent Teen & Unplanned Pregnancy

Campaign to Prevent Teen & Unplanned Pregnancy

Campaign to Prevent Teen & Unplanned Pregnancy

Our mission is to improve the lives and future prospects of children and families and, in particular, to help ensure that children are born into stable, two-parent families who are committed to and ready for the demanding task of raising the next generation.

Campylobacteriosis

Campylobacteriosis

Campylobacteriosis

This Center for Disease Control and Prevention page describes what Campylobacter is and its effects. Basic facts, including symptoms, testing, and treatment are discussed in detail. In addition, there is a list of related links and resources for patients and health care providers.

CDC Bed Bug Information

CDC Bed Bug Information

CDC Bed Bug Information

This Center for Disease Control and Prevention page is an overview of Bed Bugs. Basic facts, including symptoms, testing, and treatment are discussed in detail. In addition, there is a list of related links and resources for patients and health care providers.

Center for Health Care Strategies

Center for Health Care Strategies

Center for Health Care Strategies

Since 1995, the Center for Health Care Strategies has partnered with nearly every state in the country to promote innovations in publicly financed health care, especially for individuals with complex, high-cost needs. Our work brings together state and federal agencies, health plans, providers, and consumer groups to advance models of organizing, financing, and delivering health care services.

Child Trends DataBank

Child Trends DataBank

Child Trends DataBank

Examines and monitors more than 100 indicators that focus on risks and positive developments for children. For each indicator we summarize what the research says about its importance to children’s development, track trends over time and by subgroup, and highlight strategies likely to improve well-being.

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Course

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Course

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Course

This CME course focuses to raise awareness of recent changes in Centers for Disease Control guidelines for evaluating elevated blood lead levels in children between 6 months and 6 years of age.

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

A low-cost program that helps individuals with chronic conditions learn how to manage and improve their own health, while reducing health care costs.

City of Santa Fe

City of Santa Fe

City of Santa Fe

This is the official City of Santa Fe government website, the oldest capital in the United States. This website provides information and online services for residents of, businesses in, and visitors to Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Coccidioidomycosis Occupational Health Issues Course

Coccidioidomycosis Occupational Health Issues Course

Coccidioidomycosis Occupational Health Issues Course

Awareness of Coccidioidomycosis is important to protect workers who are at risk of occupational exposure and to prevent infection. This CME course will educate health care providers and raise awareness of this disease.

Commonwealth Fund

Commonwealth Fund

Commonwealth Fund

The Commonwealth Fund is a private foundation that aims to promote a high performing health care system that achieves better access, improved quality, and greater efficiency, particularly for society's most vulnerable, including low-income people, the uninsured, minority Americans, young children, and elderly adults.

Community Against Violence

Community Against Violence

Community Against Violence

The mission of Community Against Violence, Inc. is to foster and support communities free from all forms of domestic and sexual violence.

Community Health Worker Project

Community Health Worker Project

Community Health Worker Project

This project assessed how community healthcare workers can help achieve better care, better health, and lower costs, the key goals of reform, and what action steps can further integrate community healthcare workers into evolving health care and public health.

Community Paramedic

Community Paramedic

Community Paramedic

The Community Paramedic Program adapts to the specific needs and resources of each community. It will succeed through the combined efforts of those that have a stake in maintaining the health and well-being of its residents.

Community Tool Box

Community Tool Box

Community Tool Box

The Community Tool Box is a free, online resource for those working to build healthier communities and bring about social change. Our mission is to promote community health and development by connecting people, ideas, and resources.

Community-Centered Health Homes

Community-Centered Health Homes

Community-Centered Health Homes

Presents a set of research-informed recommendations for ways in which health care providers can engage in community prevention. The skills needed to engage in community change efforts are closely aligned with the problem solving skills providers currently employ to address individual health needs.

Con Alma Foundation

Con Alma Foundation

Con Alma Foundation

The purpose of the Con Alma Health Foundation website is to improve the health status and access to health care services for all New Mexicans.

Counting it Up: The Public Costs of Teen Childbearing

Counting it Up: The Public Costs of Teen Childbearing

Counting it Up: The Public Costs of Teen Childbearing

Teen childbearing in the United States cost taxpayers (federal, state, and local) at least $9.4 billion in 2010, according to an analysis by The National Campaign. Most of the costs of teen childbearing are associated with negative consequences for the children of teen mothers, including increased costs for health care, foster care, incarceration, and lost tax revenue.

Cryptosporidiosis

Cryptosporidiosis

Cryptosporidiosis

This Center for Disease Control page focuses on the microscopic parasite, Cryptosporidium (which causes the disease, cryptosporidiosis).

DEET Technical Fact Sheet

DEET Technical Fact Sheet

DEET Technical Fact Sheet

DEET was developed by the U.S. Army in 1946 for protection of military personnel in insect-infested areas. DEET was registered in the United States for use by the general public in 1957, and has been commercially marketed as a personal insect repellent since 1965.

Dental Sealants

Dental Sealants

Dental Sealants

This manual is designed to assist health professionals in initiating and implementing a school-based dental sealant program to help prevent dental caries in children and adolescents.

Diabetes Prevention Program Original Study

Diabetes Prevention Program Original Study

Diabetes Prevention Program Original Study

The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) was a major multicenter clinical research study aimed at discovering whether modest weight loss through dietary changes and increased physical activity or treatment with the oral diabetes drug metformin (Glucophage) could prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes in study participants.

Diabetes Risk Test

Diabetes Risk Test

Diabetes Risk Test

This test asks you to answer a few quick questions about weight, age, family history and other potential risk factors for prediabetes or type 2 diabetes. Your results are reported as a score indicating low or high risk for developing type 2 diabetes.

Diabetic Eye Disease

Diabetic Eye Disease

Diabetic Eye Disease

Diabetic eye disease has no warning signs. Finding and treating the disease early, before it causes vision loss or blindness, is the best way to control diabetic eye disease.

DNA Tube Pyrosequencing Video

DNA Tube Pyrosequencing Video

DNA Tube Pyrosequencing Video

The technique was developed by Pål Nyrén and his student Mostafa Ronaghi at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm in 1996.Procedure "Sequencing by synthesis" involves taking a single strand of the DNA to be sequenced and then synthesizing its complementary strand enzymatically.

Educating the Workforce Towards Integration

Educating the Workforce Towards Integration

Educating the Workforce Towards Integration

This webpage is a collection of educational resources and tools to support increased collaboration between the various public health and healthcare workforces. The curriculum guides, competencies, reports, learning modules, frameworks, and case studies included here provide an opportunity for Public Health, Primary Care, Nursing, and Pharmacy to learn about each other's training and educational methods.

Education for Parents of Indian Children with Special Needs

Education for Parents of Indian Children with Special Needs

Education for Parents of Indian Children with Special Needs

Provides learning opportunities in the form of free community trainings for families and the professionals that work with them on a variety of topics.

Electronic Health Records Network Growing in New Mexico

Electronic Health Records Network Growing in New Mexico

Electronic Health Records Network Growing in New Mexico

About half of New Mexico hospitals now participate in a statewide electronic records network intended to better coordinate patient care among medical systems, officials said Tuesday at a telehealth summit. The network could one day offer patients online access to their own medical records no matter where they receive care, said Dr. Dale Alverson, director of the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center for Telehealth and Cybermedicine Research.

End Hunger in New Mexico Summit

End Hunger in New Mexico Summit

End Hunger in New Mexico Summit

Building the awareness of hunger in the State of New Mexico by supporting underlying solutions that inspire self-sufficiency and community empowerment and support for a hunger-free tomorrow.

EPA Bed Bug Information

EPA Bed Bug Information

EPA Bed Bug Information

This website explains everything you need to know about bed bugs. From the characteristics of bed bugs and how to find them, to protecting your home, getting rid of bedbugs, and more.

Epidemic and Pandemic Global Alert and Response

Epidemic and Pandemic Global Alert and Response

Epidemic and Pandemic Global Alert and Response

An integrated global alert and response system for epidemics and other public health emergencies based on strong national public health systems and capacity and an effective international system for coordinated response.

Escherichia coli

Escherichia coli

Escherichia coli

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