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Links: Government Agencies

Posted by medconsumers on January 1, 2000

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
This government agency’s Web site contains the latest in health news as well as an extensive listing of fact sheets on a variety of diseases and health related issues.

FDA Homepage
Find out about drug recalls, recent drug approvals, and other pharmaceutical information at the Food and Drug Administration’s Web site.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Learn more about how to prevent injuries caused by the workplace and the regulations set to ensure on-the-job safety.

National Institute of Health
Information about government-funded medical research.

New York State Department of Health
The New York State Department of Health is responsible for all public health activities throughout the state as well as oversight of licensed health care facilities such as hospitals, nursing homes and ambulatory surgery centers and physician and physician assistants.

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is responsible for the work of 11 agencies, including the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) among others.

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