HEALTH (HE)

 

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

 

HE                                  Health

 

HE001                              Diseases – Disabilities

 

HE001-01                         Alcoholism

 

HE001-02                         Cancer

 

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 one’s terminal or debilitating illness; telephone records, tracking worksheets, and notes are also included.


HE006                              Medicines – Drugs – Serums

 

HE006-01                         Narcotics

 

HE007                              Pollution Control – Sanitary Services

 

HE007-01                         Air Pollution

 

HE007-02                         Sewage Systems

 

HE007-03                         Water Pollution – Water Purification

 

HE008                              Radiological Health