http://www.nci.nih.gov/atlas

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) of the U.S. National Institutes of Health maintains this comprehensive atlas of information about cancer incidence and deaths.

http://www.meb.uni-bonn.de/cancer.gov/CDR0000062955.html

Another NCI web site, this one provides information on breast cancer.

http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/cats/transportation/motor_vehicle_accidents_and_fatalities.html

This web site maintained by the U.S. Census Bureau provides data on deaths by auto accidents by state.

http://unfpa.org/public/home/publications/pid/6566

This U.N. Population Fund maintains country demographic profiles, including information on population and reproductive health.

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs

This is the home page of CDC-NCHS, also listed in Chapters 2 and 5. As its search identifier indicates, "a wealth of statistical information on disease, births, mortality, maternal and child health, and other health data can be found here. Also included are notes on upcoming agency initiatives and on obtaining health information products."

http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/aging.html

This interesting site posted at the University of Pittsburgh surveys views of aging and death in myths and folklore.