A number of sites now have case studies and resources for those wanting to read more about how the social sciences generally contribute to our understanding of health and related topics. The following sites have more about anthropology, sociology and other social science that contribute to health research:

Somatosphere – a collaborative website covering ‘medical anthropology, science and technology studies, cultural psychiatry, psychology and bioethics’: http://somatosphere.net

Cost of Living – for topics related to the sociology, politics and policy studies, this is a British Sociological Association web site with articles (largely on UK health policy issues), commentary and reviews: http://www.cost-ofliving.net/

Social Science Bites – podcasts with social scientists at: http://www.socialsciencespace.com/author/socialsciencebites/