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Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center - Provides information about Alzheimer's disease, its impact on families and health professionals, and research into possible causes and cures [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Institute on Aging (NIA)]

American Anthrax - Webcast - American Anthrax - Webcast of a book talk presented at the Library of Congress by Jeanne Guillemin, Senior Advisor, Security Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program (AVIP) - Information on the vaccine and related anthrax information [U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), Office of the Army Surgeon General]

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Breast Cancer - Information about breast cancer treatment, prevention, genetics, causes, screening, clinical trials, research and statistics from the National Cancer Institute [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Cancer Institute]

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CDC - Colorectal Cancer Control Program - CDC's colorectal cancer control program in 26 states and tribes across the United States provides colorectal cancer screening services for low-income men and women aged 50 to 64 years who are underinsured or uninsured for screening, when no other insurance is available. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

CDC - H1N1 Influenza - Information about swine flu and ways to prevent the spread of swine flu [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

CDC - Malaria - Information about Malaria - a mosquito borne disease caused by parasite. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

CDC - NCHHSTP - Tuskegee Study and Health Benefit Program - U.S. Public Health Service Syphilis Study at Tuskegee [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

CDC Influenza Information - Provides information on the Flu from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

CDC Ricin | Emergency Preparedness & Responses - Facts and health advisories on ricin [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

Cancer - Provides information about cancer publications available for sale from the U.S. Government Bookstore [U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO)]

Cancer Control and Population Sciences - Reduce the risk, incidence, and deaths from cancer as well as enhance the quality of life for cancer survivors. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Cancer Institute]

Cancer Information Service (CIS) - Provides accurate, up-to-date information on cancer to patients and their families, health professionals, and the general public [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Cancer Institute (NCI)]

Cancer, magnets, and heat: Can nanotechnology provide new solutions for old problems? Presented by Dr. Robert Ivkov, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University Medical School. - Webcast of a presentation by Dr. Robert Ivkov, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University Medical School. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning - Awareness about Carbon Monoxide poisoning and information about CO-related illnesses [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning - Include links that cover all aspects of carbon monoxide poisoning. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM)]

Center for Inherited Disease Research (CIDR) - A centralized facility established to provide genotyping and statistical genetics services for investigators seeking to identify genes that contribute to human disease [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH)]

Clinical Trials.gov - Easy access to information on clinical trials for a wide range of diseases and conditions [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM); U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

Cochlear Implants - Explains a surgical procedure for people with severe-to-profound hearing loss. Site discusses risks and benefits, as well as safety issues and what happens before, during and after surgery. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

Comprehensive Epidemiologic Data Resource (CEDR) - Public access to health and exposure data concerning DOE installations [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)]

Computed Tomography - The scientific facts about the potential risks of undergoing a whole-body scan using computed tomography [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

Congenital Heart Defects - Important facts and screening options for congenital heart defects [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) and Congenital CMV Infection - Diagnosis, Symptoms, FAQs, and other specific topics about the Congenital CMV Infection [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

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DIRLINE (Directory of Information Resources Online) - Database of location and descriptive information about organizations, research resources, projects, and databases concerned with health and biomedicine [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM), Specialized Information Services (SIS)]

Dale and Betty Bumpers Vaccine Research Center (VRC) - Facilitates research in vaccine development [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)]

Deep Vein Thrombosis/Pulmonary Embolism (DVT/PE) - Prevention and treatment on deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

Dengue Fever - Fact sheet and health information on a common travel disease called dengue fever known to affect returning travelers from the Caribbean, Central America, and south central Asia. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

Diabetes Information - General information about diabetes and its various treatments [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

Dictionary of Cancer Terms - Finds information on specific cancer-related terms [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Cancer Institute (NCI)]

Diets and Dieting: A History of Weight Loss in America - Finding guide from the Library of Congress, Science Reference Service [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Diseases & Pandemics - Provides information about publications on different diseases and pandemics that are available for sale from the U.S. Government Bookstore [U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO)]

Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases (DFWED) - Prevention and control of disease, disability, and death caused by foodborne, waterborne and environmental diseases [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

Down Syndrome - Signs, symptoms, risks, and treatment for down syndrome [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Institute of Child Health and Human Development]

Drug-Induced Liver Toxicity - Background on the uncommon but rising incidence of liver toxicity caused by prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines, or dietary supplements [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

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EPA Winter Tips - Winter tips to help increase energy efficiencies, family health, and waste reduction [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)]

Enviro-Health Links - Hurricanes: Links to Information about Preparedness, Recovery, and Environmental Health - Links to federal government and state agency web resources on hurricanes, including toxicology and environmental health information. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM)]

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Flu.gov - One-stop access to U.S. Government H1N1, avian and pandemic flu information. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)]

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Gene Gateway: Exploring Genes & Genetics Disorders - Introduces various Internet tools to investigate genetic disorders, chromosomes, genome maps, genes, sequence data, genetic variants, and molecular structures [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)]

Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work - This site states the indications for use of antibiotics. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

Global HIV/AIDS - Building strong sustainable programs that respond to the HIV/AIDS epidemic [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

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HIV & AIDS - Provides information about HIV and AIDS related publications available for sale from the U.S. Government Bookstore [U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO)]

HIV/AIDS Information - Provides assess to AIDS-related drug information, clinical trial information, and published literature [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM), Specialized Information Services (SIS)]

Hantavirus - Information on hantaviruses, Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS), and Hemorrhagic Fever with Renal Syndrome (HFRS). [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

Health Information - A central point of access to all NIH consumer health information [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH)]

Health Risks of Atomic Bomb Exposure - Webcast of a presentation by Human geneticist William Jack Schull, outlining the health effects of exposure to atomic bomb radiation. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Health and Human Development Information - Lists the A to Z health & human development topics from the National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD) [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH)]

Healthfinder - Your guide to reliable health information [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM)]

Healthy Pets Healthy People - Diseases that are passed from pets to people [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

Heart Health and Stroke - Prevention, risk, and signs of heart disease and stroke [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH)]

Human Migration, Malaria, and Modernization in the Pacific: DNA Studies - Webcast of a presentation by Molecular anthropologist and population geneticist Professor J. Koji Lum. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Human Radiation Experiments - Locating records of human radiation experiments conducted by the different agencies [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS)]

Hypothermia - Awareness on how to recognize and treat people with hypothermia due to cold temperature [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

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Immunization - Covers information on how the immune system works, immunization schedules, list of vaccines for preventable diseases, and related issues. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM)]

Impaired Driving - Effective measures to prevent deaths and injuries due to drunk and drugged driving [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

Influenza (Flu) Antiviral Drugs and Related Information - A gateway to current information on seasonal, pandemic, and avian (bird) flu [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Describes causes, symptoms, tests to rule out more serious intestinal diseases, and lifestyle and medical approaches to symptom management [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)]

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LOCATORPlus - Catalog of books, journals, and audiovisuals in the National Library of Medicine collections [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM)]

Listeria Infections - Information on a foodborne illness found in soil and water [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM)]

Locating Health & Medical Information: Science Reference Guide - A research and finding aid from the Science Reference Service at the Library of Congress [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

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MEDLINE/PubMed - Database with millions of references, primarily from MEDLINE, to journal articles in life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)]

Mad Cow Disease - A portal page to information about bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

Malaria & War: The US Antimalarial Program in World War II . - Webcast - Malaria & War: The US Antimalarial Program in World War II . Webcast of a talk by Leo B. Slater, Ph.D., Historian, US Naval Research Laboratory. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Malaria Research and Reference Reagent Resource Center (MR4) - Provides a central source of quality controlled malaria-related reagents and information to the international malaria research community [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)]

Medical Devices - Information on medical device safety including human exposure to radiation emitted from electronic devices [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

Medical Encyclopedia - Encyclopedia with articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, and treatments [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM)]

MedlinePlus - Web site with authoritative consumer health information from NIH and others [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM)]

MedlinePlus Espanol - Spanish version of the Web site with authoritative consumer health information from NIH and others [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM)]

MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorials - Interactive health education tutorials that use animated graphics to explain a procedure or condition in easy-to-read language [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM)]

Meningitis - Meningitis is inflammation of the thin tissue that surrounds the brain and spinal cord, called the meninges. Anyone can get meningitis, but it is more common in people whose bodies have trouble fighting infections. Meningitis can progress rapidly. Early treatment can help prevent serious problems, including death. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM)]

Meningitis - Types and transmission of meningitis along with the latest investigations [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

Meningitis - Information about the cause, risk factors, prevention, and treatment of meningitis. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM)]

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) - Research, statistics, and prevention control information related to the MRSA infection [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome - MERS - Information about MERS, the virus that causes it, how it spreads, symptoms, prevention tips, and what CDC is doing. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

Million Hearts - A national initiative to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes over five years [Multiple agencies involved]

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) - Contains data on specific diseases and reports on diseases, environmental hazards, natural or human-generated disasters, occupational diseases and injuries, and intentional and unintentional injuries [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

Mosquito Control - Prevention, public educaiton, and population management of mosquito control [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)]

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NLM Gateway - A single Web interface that searches multiple National Library of Medicine databases [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM)]

Naegleria Infection - Education and information about naegleria including frequently asked questions, biology and publications. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Parasitic Diseases]

National Cancer Institute - Locates information on research, funding, treatment, testing, trials, and statistics [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Cancer Institute (NCI)]

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion - Information to help prevent and control chronic diseases [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHSTP) - Responsible for public health surveillance, prevention research, and programs to prevent and control of these diseases [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) - Promotes optimal fetal, infant, and child development; prevent birth defects and childhood developmental disabilities [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities - Conducts and supports basic, clinical, social, and behavioral research, promotes research infrastructure and training, fosters emerging programs, disseminates information, and reaches out to minority and other health disparity communities [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD)]

National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program - A collaborative process through which a community and its partners pool resources to promote cancer prevention, improve cancer detection, increase access to health and social services, and reduce the burden of cancer. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

National Eye Institute Health Information - Information on preventing and treating eye diseases and other disorders of vision [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH)]

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) - Provides leadership for a national program in diseases of the heart, blood vessels, lung, and blood; blood resources; and sleep disorders [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH)]

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) - Provides dependable information about infectious, immunologic and allergic diseases. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH)]

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases - The mission of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases is to support research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases; the training of basic and clinical scientists to carry out this research; and the dissemination of information on research progress in these diseases. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH)]

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS): Health Information - Provides information about various forms of arthritis and rheumatic disease and bone, muscle, and skin diseases [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH)]

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS): Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases - Provides information on bone diseases, including Osteoporosis, Paget's Disease, osteogenesis imperfecta, and juvenile bone health [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH)]

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK): Health Education - Learn about diseases and conditions affecting the digestive and kidney system [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH)]

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) - Studies how human disease results from three interactive elements: environmental factors, individual susceptibility, and age [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH)]

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) - Conducts research on the healthy and diseased brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH)]

National Institute on Aging (NIA) - Research on the aging processes, age-related diseases, special problems and needs of the aged [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH)]

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) - Supports and conducts biomedical and behavioral research on the causes, consequences, treatment, and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH)]

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) - Conducts biomedical and behavioral research and research training in the normal and disordered processes of hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech, and language [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH)]

National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) - Research to prevent or solve health problems related to long-duration space travel and prolonged exposure to microgravity [National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)]

Norovirus - Information on Norovirus including technical fact sheet and food handling Q&A [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

Nursing Research (NINR) - National Institute of Environmental Health Science (NIEHS) National Institute of Nursing Research - Supports clinical and basic research to establish a scientific basis for the care of individuals across the life span [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)]

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Office of Hematology Oncology Products (OHOP) - Contains a variety of information related to cancer and hematologic conditions including approved oncology drugs, disease summaries, and oncology reference tools [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

Oral Health - Provides oral, dental and craniofacial health information [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research]

Outbreaks: Investigation, Response & Evaluations - FDA's Core Outbreak Response and Evaluations related to incidents involving multiple illnesses linked to FDA-regulated human and animal food and cosmetic products. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

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PHLIS Surveillance Data - Public Health Laboratory Information System (PHLIS) [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Center for Infectious Diseases]

PandemicFlu.gov - The official U.S. government Web site for information on pandemic flu and avian influenza [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH)]

Pediatric Drug Development - A page containing links to information on legislation, regulations, and guidance related to the development of drugs for children [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

Pediatric Medical Devices - A page devoted to information on regulations and guidance related to the development of medical devices for children [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

Pertussis (Whooping Cough) - Information and fast facts about pertussis [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

Pharmacogenetics - An information site with links to background on the science of genomics, which is the study of genes and their biochemical function in an organism [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

Physically Challenged - Provides information about physically challenged related publications available for sale from the U.S. Government Bookstore [U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO)]

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Rabies - Rabies is a preventable viral disease of mammals usually transmitted through the bite of an infected animal. The rabies virus infects the central nervous system, ultimately causing disease in the brain and death. Information is included on rabies basics, prevention, and more. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site (REAC/TS) - Trains, consults, and assists in the response to all types of radiation accidents or incidents [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE)]

Radon - Indoor Air Quality - Awareness information about a natural radioactive gas that causes lung cancer [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)]

Record Group 442: Records of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1921 - 2002 - National Archives' Archival Research Catalog description for Record Group 442: Records of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1921 - 2002 [U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)]

Recreational Water Illnesses - Learn about CDC's recommendations for healthy swimming behaviors needed to protect you and your kids from recreational water illnesses (RWIs) and will help stop germs from getting in the pool in the first place. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

Reports of the Surgeon General - Digitized collection of official reports, conference and workshop reports, and proceedings from the Office of the Surgeon General [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM)]

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) - Respiratory syncytial (sin-SISH-uhl) virus, or RSV, is a respiratory virus that infects the lungs and breathing passages. The CDC provides information about the effects on specific groups of people and seasonal trends. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

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Salmonella - Information about salmonella, including outbreaks, symptoms and diagnosis [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

Science & Research - A portal of information on the various science-based activities at the FDA [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

Science and Technology - Biological Systems - Draws on programs in comparative and functional genomics, structural biology, and computational biology and bioinformatics. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)]

Seasonal Influenza (Flu) - CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Influenza Flu Homepage [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

SeniorHealth (NIH) - Web site with easily accessible aging-related health information [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Inst. of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institute on Aging (NIA)]

Skin Cancer Prevention - Preventing skin cancer by protecting yourself from the sun [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

Smoking & Tobacco Use - CDC's Office on Smoking and Health offers information related to smoking and tobacco use. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

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Take Time to Care . . . About Diabetes - Information from the FDA\'s Office of Women\'s Health [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office of Women's Health]

Tampons and Asbestos, Dioxin, &Toxic Shock Syndrome - A page linking to information on various issues surrounding tampon use [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

The United States President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief - The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is the U.S. Government initiative to help save the lives of those suffering from HIV/AIDS around the world. This historic commitment is the largest by any nation to combat a single disease internationally, and PEPFAR investments also help alleviate suffering from other diseases across the global health spectrum. PEPFAR is driven by a shared responsibility among donor and partner nations and others to make smart investments to save live [U.S. Department of State]

Tickborne rickettsial diseases - Information about tickborne rickettsial diseases that are transmitted to humans by tick bites. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

Toxocariasis (also known as Roundworm Infection) - Information on the roundworm infection that is transmitted from animals to humans [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

Tuberculosis (TB) - Updates and highlights on the progress towards the elimination of TB including training resources, trends, and newsletters. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

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US Cancer Statistics: An Interactive Atlas - An interactive atlas for cancer statistics [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

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Vaccines - Background information on the regulation of vaccine products and how to report adverse reactions and other problems with vaccines [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

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Weight Loss Through the Ages - A panel discussion with noted experts, - A panel discussion with noted experts, held at the Library of Congress on Jan. 19, 2011. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

West Nile Virus - Science Reference Guide from the Library of Congress [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

West Nile Virus - Information on the spread and infection of the West Nile Virus [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)]

Women's Health - Links to background on a variety of women's health issues [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]