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Major Health Organizations

American Medical Association
You can find information on Ethics, education, science, and accreditation. You can look at the journals and American medical news. There is information for Physicians and information on Health and fitness.
http://www.ama-assn.org/

National Institutes of Health
An introduction to some of the many Health information resources provided by the National Institutes of Health.
http://www.nih.gov/Health/ or http://www.nih.gov/index.html

Healthfinder
Healthfinder is a gateway to consumer Health and human services information web site from the United States government.
http://www.Healthhfinder.gov/

National Cancer Institute NCI
The Cancer Information Service, a national information and education network, is a free public service of the NCI, the Nation's primary agency for cancer research. The CIS is your source for the latest, most accurate cancer information for patients, their families, the general public, and Health professionals
http://www.nci.nih.gov/

The Student Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection
The University of Chicago Student Counseling and resource service has put together some interesting Virtual Pamphlets that cover topics from Alcohol and Substance use to Traumatic Events.
http://uhs.bsd.uchicago.edu/scrs/vpc/virtulets.html

American Medical Association - AMA
Here's what the AMA does: They "serve the physicians and their patients by establishing and promoting ethical, educational, and clinical standards for the medical profession and by advocating for the highest principle of all--the integrity of the physician/patient relationship."
http://www.ama-assn.org/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
This site has just about anything you could possible want to look up. Some of the information you can find here is: About the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), What's In the News, Health Information, Travelers' Health, Publications, Software, & Products, Data & Statistics, and there's even information on Training & Employment. There is a journal on Emerging Infectious Disease, a CDC Prevention Guide, and a way to subscribe to their mailing list. There are also links to other sites.
http://www.cdc.gov/http://www.cdc.gov/

Department of Health and Human Services
The department of Health and human services is 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. The department includes more than 300 programs, covering a wide spectrum of activities. Some highlights include Health issues, Organ Donor program, and Talking about fatherhood.
http://www.os.dhhs.gov/

National Library of Medicine
Here you can find information on Special Information Programs, Databases & Electronic Information Sources, Publications, Research Programs, Grants and Acquisitions, and Health News
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/

General Health
This is a government gopher and you can find just about any topic from Depression to Anxiety. When you open this page you will be given an index, just click on the topic of interest and you're off.
gopher://gopher.gsa.gov/

American College Health Association
The ACHA was founded in 1920 and is a national nonprofit organization serving and representing the interests of professionals and students in Health and higher education. Its mission is to be the principal advocate and leadership organization for college and university Health. The association provides advocacy, education, and services for its members to enhance their ability to improve the Health of all students and the campus community.
http://www.acha.org/

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