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CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Resource site produced by the federal government covering disease, alcoholism

ClinicalTrials.gov
Provides patients and members of the public easy access to information about the location of clinical trials, their design and purpose, criteria for participation and additional disease and treatment information. Created by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Consumer Health Information on the Web 
A starting point for those beginning a search for consumer health information.

Electronic Orange Book
All information is from the FDA publication - Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations

FDA
FDA's web site

FDA Food and Cosmetic Internation/Foreign Language Documents - U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Information about cosmetics, food additives, foodborne illness, food labeling, food safety, imports and exports, inspections, pesticides and chemical contaminants, seafood and how to obtain information about the FDA.

Federal Register
Produced by the U.S. government, listing all kinds if enactments. Produced daily. Not a place to go unless you need to!

Healthfinder
US government guide to health links and online publications.

Medlineplus
Consumer health information provided by thee National Library of Medicine.

National Guideline ClearingHouse
National Guideline Clearinghouse, a public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.

National Highway Safety Administration-Office of Defects Investigation
So what is that strange sound you are hearing from your car? Want to know if anyone else is hearing it from their car? More than just recalls--technical bulletins-hidden warranties- a place to lodge your complaint.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
Provides publications and frequently asked questions about alcohol abuse and alcoholism. 

National Institutes of Health: Health Information
Resources from the US Department of Health and Human Services.

NCCAM
NationalCenter for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

NLM: National Library of Medicine
Homepage of the National Library of Medicine.

The National Women's Health Information Center
Site maintained by the Office on Women's Health of the Department of Health and Human Services.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration: Office of Women's Health
FDA site serves as a gateway to a wide variety of information on women's health issues.

Virtual Naval Hospital
The virtual Naval Hospital-full text information on many common health problems-geared toward the consumer. Highly regarded site.

Workplace Safety & Health - Consumer and Industry Services: State of Michigan
The Michigan Department of Consumer and Industry Services' Bureau of Safety and Regulations helps Spanish-speaking workers access safety and health services. 

Wonder CDC
Provides a single point of access to a variety of CDC reports, guidelines, and numeric public health data.

 

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