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Health Topics A-Z  
Information from the Centers for Disease Control about diseases (arthritis, diabetes, meningitis, etc.) and behaviors (domestic violence, motorcycles, smoking, etc.) that impact the public health of the American population.

Health.gov 
Start here for health information, news, and links to federal agencies and initiatives.

HealthFinder.gov  
A free gateway to reliable consumer health and human services information from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

HealthGrades 
Find the best hospitals in the U.S., or compare local hospitals for free.

KidsHealth 
Covering birth through adolescence, this site provides doctor-approved health information for parents, kids and teens.

National Center for Health Statistics  
This CDC site has all the facts on US births, deaths, insurance coverage, and even how many of us exercise regularly. 

National Rehabilitation Information Center  
Provides current research and links for mental and physical disabilities and rehabilitation.
 
Quackwatch  
Founded in 1969, Quackwatch, Inc. is a nonprofit which provides consumer information on health fads, myths and fraud.

State Health Facts Online  
The Kaiser Family Foundation offers the latest state-level data on demographics, health, and health legislation.
 
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration  
This government site offers substance abuse and mental health information, statistics, links to treatment locations, and links to other federal agencies. 

TeenHealthFX  
This resource for teens answers questions on health, relationships, and the body. The site has a Teen Advisory Board.
 
Women's Health  
This is the federal government source for women's health information.