Developed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services together with other federal agencies. Recognized as a key resource for finding the best government and nonprofit health and human services information on the Internet.
The NIDDKD web site offers an extensive range of information centering on diabetes, digestive, and kidney diseases. In addition to links to clinical research and Congressional reports, the site also provides links to specific diseases, nutrition, and statistical information.
USDA site that provides access to all online federal government information on nutrition, healthy eating, physical activity, and food safety. Covers food facts, lifecycle issues, health management, food assistance, research statistics, and other resources.
SAMHSA is the federal agency charged with improving the quality and availability of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitative services related to substance abuse and mental illnesses. The SAMHSA website provides links to information about the agency, SAMHSA programs, and resources and publications focusing on mental health and drug abuse prevention issues.
Government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services. Website provides resources concerning medical research, drug abuse, food and drug safety, substance abuse research and prevention, and mental health, as well as resources for low-income families, children, and the elderly.
The CyberCemetery is an archive of government websites that have ceased operation (usually websites of defunct government agencies and commissions that have issued a final report). This collection features a variety of topics indicative of the broad nature of government information, including health and human services.
BioMedSearch is an enhanced version of the NIH PubMed search that combines MedLine/PubMed data with data from other sources to make the most comprehensive biomedical literature search available. BioMedSearch also provides advanced account features that allow saved searches, alerts, saving documents to portfolios, commenting on documents and portfolios, and sharing documents with other registered users. Registering for BioMedSearch is free.
The Specialized Information Services (SIS) Division of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) is responsible for information resources and services in toxicology, environmental health, chemistry, HIV/AIDS, and specialized topics in minority health. The SIS web site contains the following information:
Toxicology & Environmental Health
Provides databases and other resources related to toxicology and environmental health. Chemical Information
Provides databases and other resources to help users search for information by chemical name or structure. HIV/AIDS Information
Provides links to journal literature, clinical trials, and scientific and consumer-related resources related to HIV/AIDS.
PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, provides access to over 12 million MEDLINE citations back to the mid-1960's and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.