AHHC Useful Government Links
|US Government and State Sites||Sites for and about Senior Citizens|
|Sites of Interest to Care Providers||Medical and Disease Links|
Dept 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.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention promotes health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.
Medicare Rights Center is a national, non-profit organization devoted to ensuring that seniors and people with disabilities on Medicare have equitable access to quality health care.
US Government Medicare site about Nursing Homes find and compare nursing homes in entire US.
Agency for Health Care Policy and Research: AHCPR, a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the lead agency charged with supporting research designed to improve the quality of health care, reduce its cost, and broaden access to essential services. AHCPR's broad programs of research bring practical, science-based information to medical practitioners and to consumers and other health care purchasers.
Healthfinder™ This United States government site provides links to consumer health information from government agencies and not-for-profit organizations.
National Center for Health Statistics is the Federal Government's principal vital and health statistics agency.
National Institutes of Health's mission is to uncover new knowledge that will lead to better health for everyone.
National Library of Medicine includes Medline
National Cancer Institute is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training.
National Eye Institute supports more than 80 percent of the vision research conducted in the United States at approximately 250 medical centers, hospitals, universities, and other institutions.
California Department of Health Services's mission is to protect and improve the health of all Californians.
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