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Digging up Dirt February 5, 2009

Posted by Target Population in Blogging.

There are lots of useful sources of information besides newspapers and journals. Here are few examples of data sources:

Government Accountability Office reports
EPA AirData
FDA MAUDE Database (reports of adverse events involving medical devices)
Consumer Product Safety Commission’s recall announcements
Center for Responsive Politics’ OpenSecrets.org
Center for Public Integrity’s Superfund project
Center for Media and Democracy’s SourceWatch
DC Crime Map
Testimony from a hearing held by a House or Senate committee

And Effect Measure explains the use and value of the CDC’s Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System.



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