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Active Healthy Lifestyles by OpenLearn (CC-BY-NC-SA)
bullet-3 Anatomy and Physiology by Young, et al. (CC-BY)
bullet-3 Comparative Emergency Management Book by Emergency Management Institute (PD)
Contemporary Health Issues by Baker (CC-BY-SA)
bullet-3 Critical Issues in Disaster Science and Management by Emergency Management Institute (PD)
bullet-3 Disciplines, Disasters and Emergency Management Textbook by Emergency Management Instituite (PD)
Diversity and Difference in Communication by OpenLearn (CC-BY-NC-SA)
Drugs, Brains, and Behavior – The Science of Addiction by National Institute on Drug Abuse (PD)
Emergency and Risk Management Case Studies Textbook by Emergency Management Institute (PD)
Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine Preventable Disease 13th ed. by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (PD)
eSource: Behavioral and Social Science Research by Office of Social & Behavioral Sciences Research (PD)
First Aid by WikiBooks (CC-BY-SA)
Fundamentals of Emergency Management by Emergency Management Institute (PD)
bullet-3 The Future of Emergency Management - Papers from the 2005 FEMA Emergency Management Higher Education Conference by Emergency Management Institute (PD)
Health Education by Mednick (CC-BY)
Health is Everywhere: Unraveling the Mystery of Health by OpenLearn (CC-BY-NC-SA)
Integrated Safety, Health and Environmental Management: An Introduction by OpenLearn (CC-BY-NC-SA)
bullet-3 International Journal of Mass Emergency and Disasters 1983-2002 by Emergency Management Institute (PD)
Issues in Complementary and Alternative Medicine by OpenLearn (CC-BY-NC-SA)
Medical Knowledge Base by ganfyd.org (custom license)
Medicine Transformed: On Access to Health Care  by OpenLearn (CC-BY-NC-SA)
Nutrition: Proteins by OpenLearn (CC-BY-NC-SA) [Review]
Obesity: Balanced Diets and Treatment by OpenLearn (CC-BY-NC-SA)
Public Health by HealthKnowledge (custom license)
Understanding Cardiovascular Diseases by OpenLearn (CC-BY-NC-SA)
Vaccination by OpenLearn (CC-BY-NC-SA)


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