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Federal Search Sites
"An award-winning Federal Web site for consumers, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services together with other Federal agencies. It links to carefully selected information and Web sites from over 1,500 health-related organizations."
USA.Gov - Health
A major portal for accessing government information directly.
Federal Government Medical Sites
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National clearing house for information on infectious and chronic diseases, injuries, workplace hazards, disabilities, and environmental health threats
National Institutes of Health
NIH's mission is science in pursuit of fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to extend healthy life and reduce the burdens of illness and disability.
National Institute of Nursing Research
"Promotes research in the following areas: Promoting Health and Preventing Disease, Improving Quality of Life, Eliminating Health Disparities, Setting Directions for End-of-Life Research"
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
This site is sponsored by the Food & Drug Administration and provides information on drug testing, approval and regulating. Not well designed as a listing for consumers for information on all prescription drugs.
National Cancer Institute
The official site of the NCI which provides general information on cancer as well as information on statistics, research, grant opportunities and clinical trials.
Dept. of Health & Human Services News