USA government medical Web sites
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention The latest information on Health & Safety Topics.
CDC.gov (www.cdc.gov) is your online source for credible health information and is the official
Web site of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CDC is committed to achieving
true improvements in people's health. CDC applies research and findings to improve people's
daily lives and responds to health emergencies—something that distinguishes CDC from its peer
agencies. Working with states and other partners, CDC provides a system of health surveillance
to monitor and prevent disease outbreaks (including bioterrorism), implement disease prevention
strategies, and maintain national health statistics. CDC also guards against international
disease transmission, with personnel stationed in more than 25 foreign countries.
healthfinder a key resource for finding the best government and nonprofit health and human services information on the Internet.
healthfinder.gov, a government Web site where you will find information and tools to help you and those you care about stay healthy.
The National Library of Medicine The world's largest medical library.
The Library collects materials and provides information and research services in all areas of biomedicine and health care.
Womens Health A project of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health.
United States Department of Health and Human Services
Locate certain agency manuals, specific agency policy statements, opinions made in
adjudication of cases, and an index of records released by FOIA that are likely to become
the subject of subsequent FOIA requests.
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
NIH’s mission is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and
the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce the burdens of
illness and disability.
National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health Information on eye diseases and disorders.
Part of the NEI mission is to develop public and professional education programs that help
prevent blindness, reduce visual impairment, and increase awareness of services and devices
that are available for people with low vision.
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