CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) - Health topics, National Center for Health Statistics, traveler's health information, online publications including MMWR.
Federal Health Information Centers and Clearinghouses: 2004 - Includes hyperlinked e-mail and web addresses
Contents - Browse the table of contents of current and past issues. Easy to use format with direct links to the html and PDF of published articles.
Online via GPO Access - Main access point for the Federal Register. Available online from 1994 to the current issue.
FirstGov - Government website useful for locating U.S. Federal resources.
Food and Drug Administration Home Page - Information for professionals and consumers. Categories are biologics, cosmetics, drugs, food, medical devices. Special section for children, seniors and women.
HHS (U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services)
Links to agencies, statistics, and related sites.
Directories - Key Personnel in Office for Public Health and Science (OPHS) and Immediate Office of the Secretary (IOS)
NCI (National Cancer Institute) - Professionals and consumers will find full text information on diseases and treatments, clinical trials, and related material
NIH Home Page - National Institutes of Health home page offers full-text consumer information, and links to each of the Institutes and Centers.
Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response
Maintained by the CDC and devoted to issues related to bioterrorism and public health.
Public Health Training Network (PHTN)
Links to webcasts: What Every Physician Should Know, Pt. 1 & 2. Includes technical information on downloading and viewing these programs. Scroll down the page to 'Newsflash' banner for links to additional PHTN services.
Public Health Workforce: Partners in Information Access - Helping the public health workforce find and use information effiectively to improve and protect the public's health.
Thomas: Legislative Information on the Internet - A comprehensive site that includes links to both houses of the US Congress, government agencies, the status of bills undergoing the legislative process, the Congressional Record, and House and Senate committees.
- Medical Management of Biological Casualties Handbook is available for download to a desktop computer or a Palm OS deivice. Link via the thumbnail icon of the version you wish to access.
Note: At the bottom of the page you will find links to other government resources for biological, chemical, and radiological information.
- Select Related Links for a concise list of academic, commercial, military and government (foreign and domestic) web sites.
Sentinel Event ALERT
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