Public Library of Science: a nonprofit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource.
Statistical Methods Resource: StatSoft Electronic Textbook
Community Guide to Preventive Services: A free resource to help you choose programs and policies to improve health and prevent disease in your community
Overweight and Obesity: Ventura County Fact Sheet and California Cities High to Low List. Port Hueneme has the second highest obesity rate, 52.6%, in California.
National Academies Press has made all of its Adobe Acrobat publications available for free to the public. They have a wide range of information on health topics.
Ventura County Healthy Kids Survey
More Health Information
Cal State Northridge's Oviatt Library has numerous links for Community Health Information by Zip Code
Autism Scare was Research Fraud
Andrew Wakefield, the man who started the scare that MMR vaccine caused autism completely falsified his data, causing untold numbers of children not to get vaccinated and become ill. The British Medical Journal, where his article was first published, has retracted that study and published the evidence of Wakefield's fraud. You can read the Summary Report on Wakefield's fraud or the full report, "Secrets of the MMR Scare".
Learn the "myths about fluoride."
Teen Births Continue Decline: CA Teen Births Report & US Teen Births Report