Mecklenburg County Health Department
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Charlotte, NC 28211
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American Academy of PediatricsInformation for pediatricians and other health care providers offering a wide variety of topics in care of children and research.www.aap.org
American Academy of Pediatrics-School Health Resources for PediatriciansIncludes topics of interest for professionals caring for children in the school setting.http://www2.aap.org/sections/schoolhealth/
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.http://www.hhs.gov/
American Society on AgingUpdated information in the aging fieldwww.asaging.org
Brown University Center for Alcohol and Addictions StudiesPromotes the identification, prevention, and effective treatment of alcohol and other drug use problems in our society through research, education, training and policy advocacy.www.caas.brown.edu
Census BureauState and national census datawww.census.gov
Centers for Disease Control & PreventionDisease and Public Health Informationwww.cdc.gov
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)
Information on current and pending legislation in North Carolina.www.ncga.state.nc.us/
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.http://hivinsite.ucsf.edu
National Association of School NursesThis organization provides information to school nurses and links to sites of interest for people involved in the care of children in school.www.nasn.org
National Association of Social Workers - NASW-NCInformation on what the NASW-NC is doing.http://www.naswnc.org/
National Institutes of HealthHealth information, grant and funding opportunities, news and events, scientific resources.www.nih.gov
National Institute on Drug AbuseNIDA is the federal agency responsible for bringing science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.www.drugabuse.gov
Office of National Drug Control PolicyONDCP establishes policies, priorities and objectives for the nation's drug control program.www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov
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.www.samhsa.gov
State Website for HIV StatisticsQuarterly reports for the state - HIV statistics by age, race, sex, etc.http://epi.publichealth.nc.gov/cd/stds/figures.html
Stouffer's FoodsProvides nutrition information, recipes, health/exercise tips: nutrition analyzer, link to other Nestle websites.
The American Dietetic AssociationProvides health/nutrition tips, a nutrition reading list, calendar of events, legislative issues in nutrition.
The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia UniversityStudies every form of substance abuse as it affects our society.www.casacolumbia.org
US National Library of MedicineHome 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, Grants http://www.nlm.nih.gov/
World Health OrganizationHome 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.http://www.who.int/
Alternative Health News OnlineAccess news and updates around alternative medicine research and therapies.
CDC wonder - STD Reportshttp://wonder.cdc.gov/wonder/STD/contents.shtml
The Combined Health Information Database - CHID Allows users to search for various government-supported materials developed for patient and health information.http://health.nih.gov/
Grants NetFederal resource for identifying, locating, and applying for grants.
Provides consumer health information documents produced by Federal agencies. From this page, can link to Healthy People and other federal health institutions.www.healthfinder.gov
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