"The home of the U.S. Government’s open data
Here you will find data, tools, and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, design data visualizations, and more." You can go directly to city, counties, state data (cities,data,gov or counties.data.gov etc.)
"... is a new online tool from the Health Communication Research Laboratory (HCRL) at Washington University in St. Louis designed to increase the amount of locally relevant health information in communities through media."
Neighborhood Data Gateway is a new source for data on St. Louis assets and opportunities, brought to you by RHCDA and Housing and Community Solutions, Inc. On this site, you'll find an interactive map with information to aid efforts around food access, financial services, economic development, and housing - including data from the recently completed St. Louis Neighborhood Market DrillDown study by Social Compact.
"Nationally representative data (for the noninstitutionalized U.S. population) on many health topics are available in the U.S. National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) and in a free, online, consistently coded version of these data in the Integrated Health Interview Series (IHIS, at www.ihis.us ). People who are not used to analyzing data sets using a statistical package can generate frequencies or tables with the information they need using an online tabulator on the IHIS website."
"a premier source for cancer statistics in the United States. We collect information on incidence, prevalence and survival from specific geographic areas representing 28 percent of the US population and compile reports on all of these plus cancer mortality for the entire country." Maintained by the National Cancer Institute.
The GHDx contains information about over 7,000 demographic, global public health and health-related data sources. It was developed by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington.
"...worldwide observational epidemiological study to date. It describes mortality and morbidity from major diseases, injuries and risk factors to health at global, national and regional levels. Examining trends from 1990 to the present and making comparisons across populations enables understanding of the changing health challenges facing people across the world..." http://www.thelancet.com/gbd