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Center for Disease Control: This site provides many useful features including reference material for international travel. (hazards, health recommendations by country). This site is sponsored by The Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition: This site provides information from the FDA’s CFSAN on topics ranging from food safety, cosmetics, product labeling and proper nutrition.  This site is sponsored by the Food and Drug Administration.

Congressional Email Directory: This site allows you to send e-mail to any United States Senator, Congress Person or their representative.  This site is sponsored by webslingerZ and Jeffrey Hoffman

Department of Health and Human Services: This provides information on policy initiatives, new regulations, a searchable database of new laws relating to HHS and executive orders. This site is sponsored by Dept of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): This site provides online information about the workings of the EPA. This site is sponsored by US EPA.

Families USA-The Consumer Voice for Health Reform: This site provides consumer advocate information, reports, analysis and other information related to healthcare legislation.  This site is sponsored by Families USA.

FedWorld: This site provides a searchable directory of links to U.S. Government agencies and information sources including information systems, health delivery plans and other agencies.  This site is sponsored by National Technical Information Service (NTIS), Dept of Commerce.

Florida Department of Health: This site allows you to check the license on all state-licensed health professionals an carries extensive profiles on doctors, including disciplinary actions and some malpractice information. This site is sponsored by the Florida Department of Health.

Food and Drug Administration: This site provides resources such as press releases, articles, congressional testimony, and news in the medical field.  This site is sponsored by the Food and Drug Administration.

Health Care Financing Administration: This site provides Medicare and Medicaid information, regulations, and program summaries. This site is sponsored by the Health Care Financing Administration, Dept of Health and Human Services.

Health Care Publications Online: This site provides tons of information for patients and links to other government sites.   This site is sponsored by the Consumer Information Center.

Health Finder: This site provides consumer databases and medical dictionaries, health and wellness content, along with interactive assessment tools. This site is sponsored by the US Dept of Health and Human Services.

Health Forum: This site is sponsored by the government and provides a professional resources forum. Health Forum enhances the capacity of leaders to improve health through shared knowledge, innovative solutions and market insights.  This site is sponsored through The Healthcare Forum and the American Hospital Association’s publishing and data and information subsidiaries.

Intergovernmental Health Policy Project: This site links to an organization providing research and reporting on healthcare policy at the state and local level.  This site is sponsored by the National Conference of State Legislatures.

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: This site provides healthcare and medical statistics from around the world, tables and a searchable index and downloadable articles in Adobe Acrobat format. This site is sponsored by The Centers for Disease Control.

National Center for Health Statistics: This site provides statistical health information along with news releases, fact sheets, electronic products and publications. This site is sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Center for Health Statistics.

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information: This site provides information on drug prevention including fact sheets, brochures, posters, and video tapes along with drug abuse statistics. This site is sponsored by Center for Substance Abuse Prevention of the US Dept of Health and Human Services.

National Health Information Center: This site provides a health information referral service, as well as toll free numbers of health organizations, agencies and downloadable publications. This site is sponsored by National Health Information Center/Dept of Health and Human Services.

National Institutes of Health: This site provides NIH health resources such as clinical alerts, Women’s Health Initiatives, grants, online library catalogs and journals. This site is sponsored by the National Institute of Health.

National Library of Medicine: This site provides online access to the library’s databases and a catalog of the library’s holdings. This site is sponsored by the US National Library of Medicine/NIH.

Nutrition.gov: This site gives information on nutrition, healthy eating, physical activity and food safety. This site is sponsored by The US Government/USDA.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration: This site is updated weekly  with publications, compliance regulations and related material released by OSHA along with links to other health and safety related sites.

Pubmed: This site allows you to search the National Library of Medicine’s database for any medical topic of interest to you. This site is sponsored by The National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine.

Social Security Administration: This site provides access to documents, forms, news releases, and other government resources relevant to SSA, summaries of rulings and legislative actions affecting SSA programs. This site is sponsored by the US Social Security Administration.

Supreme Court Decisions: This site provides short versions of Supreme Court decisions since 1990, searchable by keyword or subject and other legal resources. This site is sponsored by the Legal Information Institute, Cornell Law School.

THOMAS-Legislative Information on the Internet: This site provides access to what’s happening in the House and Senate, full text of all House and Senate resolutions, access to the Congressional Record and links to Congressional internet sites and government resource sites. This site is sponsored by The US Congress, Library of Congress.

US Department of Education: This site provides education department news items, publications and products, legislative initiatives, statistics and links to other sites.  This site is sponsored by the US Department of Education.

World Health Organization: This site provides WHO information, links to WHO regional offices, excerpts from WHO reports, and international travel health information along with over 100 links to health-related sites. This site is sponsored by The World Health Organization.

WWW Virtual Library-US Government Information: This site provides direct access to the appropriate government sources. This site is sponsored by the National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC).