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Links to Health Related Websites

American Academy of Pediatrics
Information for pediatricians and other health care providers offering a wide variety of topics in care of children and research.

American Academy of Pediatrics-School Health Resources for Pediatricians
Includes topics of interest for professionals caring for children in the school setting.

US Department of Health & Human Services 
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.

American Society on Aging
Updated information in the aging field.

Brown University Center for Alcohol and Addictions Studies
Promotes the identification, prevention, and effective treatment of alcohol and other drug use problems in our society through research, education, training and policy advocacy.

Census Bureau
State and national census data.

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Disease and Public Health Information.

College of American Pathologists
Accrediting agency with multiple links to Laboratory related issues, opportunities for Continuing Education and organizational information.

Division of Medical Assistance (DMA)
Medicaid Bulletins

General Assembly
Information on current and pending legislation in North Carolina.

HIV InSite University of California, San Francisco
Provides comprehensive and reliable information on HIV/AIDS treatment, policy, research, epidemiology, and prevention from the University of California, San Francisco. Provides easy links to other reliable sources.
Ensuring that seniors and their loved ones have the help and resources they need to remain independent and safe in their own homes.

National Association of School Nurses
This organization provides information to school nurses and links to sites of interest for people involved in the care of children in school.

National Association of Social Workers - NASW-NC
Information on what the NASW-NC is doing.

National Institutes of Health
Health information, grant and funding opportunities, news and events, scientific resources.

National Institute on Drug Abuse
NIDA is the federal agency responsible for bringing science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.

Office of National Drug Control Policy
ONDCP establishes policies, priorities and objectives for the nation's drug control program.

Paying For Senior Care Guide
This online database will allow seniors in any state to access tools, references and articles that cover topics pertaining to available free and paid care services.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA is the federal agency charged with improving the quality and availability of prevention, treatment and rehabilitation services in order to reduce illness, death, disability and cost to society resulting from substance abuse and mental illness.

State Website for HIV Statistics
Quarterly reports for the state - HIV statistics by age, race, sex, etc.

Stouffer's Foods
Provides nutrition information, recipes, health/exercise tips: nutrition analyzer, and links to other Nestle websites.

The American Dietetic Association
Provides health/nutrition tips, a nutrition reading list, calendar of events, legislative issues in nutrition.

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University
Studies every form of substance abuse as it affects our society.

US National Library of Medicine
Home page for the National Library of Medicine located at the National Institutes of Health. Provides access to the resources of the world's largest medical library, including Health Information MEDLINE/PubMed, MEDLINEplus, NLM Gateway. Library Services Catalog, Databases, Historical Materials, MeSH, Publications, Training, and Grants . 

World Health Organization
Home page for the World Health Organization, the United Nations' directing and coordinating authority on international health work that strives to bring the highest level of health to all peoples. Offers online access to statistics and information on international health issues, including what is necessary for travelers.


Additional Web Sites 

Alternative Health News Online
Access news and updates around alternative medicine research and therapies.

The Combined Health Information Database - CHID
Allows users to search for various government-supported materials developed for patient and health information.

Grants Net
Federal resource for identifying, locating, and applying for grants.

Health Finder
Provides consumer health information documents produced by Federal agencies. From this page, can link to Healthy People and other federal health institutions.

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Contains latest state-level data on demographics, health and health policy, including health coverage, access, financing and state legislation.

National Center for Cultural Competence

National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention


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