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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The national public health institute of the United States covering a wide range of health related topics.
Operated by the American Academy of Family Physicians All of the information is written and reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at the AAFP.
Geriatric Mental Health Foundation
Established by the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) promotes the mental health and well-being of older people through professional education, public advocacy, and support of career development for clinicians, educators, and researchers in geriatric psychiatry and mental health.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services site "where you will find information and tools to help you and those you care about stay healthy."
A privately owned site that reviews and checks the health information posted.
Comprehensive, up-to-date information on HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention from the University of California San Francisco
"Useful and up-to-date information and tools that reflect the expertise and standard of excellence of Mayo Clinic."
Merck Manual Home Edition
A consumer edition of the "Merk Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy", a well known medical textbook.
National Cancer Institute
Established under the National Cancer Act of 1937, NCI is the federal governments principal agency for cancer research and training.
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