|Government Health Links|
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Mission is to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability. Includes guidelines, articles and resources for consumers and health professionals.
Health.gov - A portal to the Web sites of a number of multi-agency health initiatives and activities of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and other Federal departments and agencies.
Healthfinder - A "gateway" website for health and human services information from the US Government. Healthfinder can lead you to selected online publications, clearinghouses, databases, web sites, and support and self-help groups, as well as the government agencies and not-for-profit organizations.
HealthierUS.gov - Provides credible, accurate information to help Americans choose to live healthier lives.
My HealtheVet - The gateway to Veteran Health and Wellness
Medicare.gov - Official US government site for Medicare information.
National Council on Disability - An independent federal agency making recommendations to the President and Congress on issues affecting 54 million Americans with disabilities.
National Institute of Child Health & Human Development - The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) seeks to assure that every individual is born healthy, is born wanted, and has the opportunity to fulfill his or her potential for a healthy and productive life unhampered by disease or disability. In pursuit of this mission, the NICHD conducts and supports laboratory, clinical, and epidemiological research on the reproductive, neurobiologic, developmental, and behavioral processes that determine and maintain the health of children, adults, families, and populations.
National Library of Medicine - The world's largest medical library. It collects materials in all major areas of the health sciences and to a lesser degree in such areas as chemistry, physics, botany and zoology.
Nutrition.gov - US federal guide offering access to all government web sites with reliable and accurate information on nutrition and dietary guidance.
Office of the Surgeon General - The Surgeon General of the United States is the nation's leading spokesman on matters of public health.
Organ and Tissue Donation Intiative - U.S. government organ and tissue donation awareness web site.
Pennsylvania Department of Aging - Comprehensive guide to information and services for older adults in the state.
Pennsylvania Department of Health - Pennsylvania's Department of Health provides information related to health planning and assessment, public health initiatives, and health care providers in the state.
Philadelphia Department of Health
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services home page - The Department of Health and Human Services is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.
WomensHealth.gov - Project of the US Department of Health and Human Services offers helpline for women's health problems. Includes news, health calendar, statistics, and related resources.