Links to Other Health Resources:
This site contains links to other Internet sites. Such links are not endorsements of any products or services in such sites, and no information in such site has been endorsed or approved by Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
American Cancer Society - dedicated to helping everyone who faces cancer through research, patient services, early detection, treatment and education.
American Medical Association (AMA) - to promote the science and art of medicine and the betterment of the public health.
Center for Disease Control (CDC) - the national agency to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.
Food and Drug Administration - it is FDA’s job to see that the food we eat is safe and wholesome, the cosmetics we use won’t hurt us, the medicines and medical devices we use are safe and effective, and that radiation-emitting products such as microwave ovens won’t do us harm. FDA also ensures that all of these products are labeled truthfully with the information that people need to use them properly.
Healthcare 411 is a news series produced by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. AHRQ’s mission is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans.
Maryland Community Services Locator (MDCSL) - A FREE new resource website that can be used to refer individuals and families to community services in Maryland.
The Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA) is a state agency that regulates the insurance industry in Maryland. We do not sell insurance or recommend any insurer or agent. The agency conducts outreach activities and endeavors to better educate the public regarding all types of insurance coverage, issues, etc. MIA provides unbiased information in easy to understand language to assist the general public when making insurance-related decisions.
National Institutes of Health - one of the world's foremost biomedical research centers and the Federal focal point for biomedical research in the U.S. NIH is one of eight health agencies of the Public Health Service which is part of the US Department of Health and Human Services.
U.S. Dept. of Health and 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.
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