A primary category containing information pertaining to consultative assistance for the prevention and control of disease; hospital operation; conducting research in biology and medicine (NIH program); blood donations, enforcing interstate quarantine, regulations and conducting medical and hospital care programs; pollution and controls; vivisection.
Subject categories and sub-categories fully available for research are bolded. Closed categories and sub-categories have a simple phrase describing their contents.
DESCRIPTION OF SECONDARY FILE CODES
File Code Description
HE001 Diseases Disabilities
HE001-03 Heart Disease
HE001-04 Mental Disorders
HE001-05 Physically Handicapped
HE002 Doctors Dentists Nurses
HE003 Food Nutrition
HE004 Health, Services
HE004-01 Chronic Diseases Health of Aged
HE004-02 Environmental Occupational Health
HE005 Hospitals-Medicare (6.2 l.ft., boxes 1-16)
This secondary subject category contains material relating to the rising costs of health care for the elderly, lack of Medicare coverage for organ transplants, and financial burdens on families who are faced with a loved ones terminal or debilitating illness; telephone records, tracking worksheets, and notes are also included.
HE006 Medicines Drugs Serums
HE007 Pollution Control Sanitary Services
HE007-01 Air Pollution
HE007-02 Sewage Systems
HE007-03 Water Pollution Water Purification
HE008 Radiological Health