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Access Board: United States Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board

Created in 1973, the Board is the federal agency which develops minimum guidelines and requirements for standards issued under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Architectural Barriers Act... Details
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Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is a federal agency funding state, territory, local, and tribal organizations to provide family assistance (welfare), child support, child care, Head... Details
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Administration for Native Americans, Administration for Children and Families/HHS

The Administration for Native Americans (ANA) was established in 1974 through the Native American Programs Act (NAPA). ANA is the only federal agency serving all Native Americans, including 562 federally... Details
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Administration on Aging

The Administration on Aging (AoA) is the Federal agency responsible for advancing the concerns and interests of older people and their caregivers. AoA works with and through the Aging Services Network... Details
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Administration on Developmental Disabilities

The Administration on Developmental Disabilities (ADD) ensures that individuals with developmental disabilities and their families participate in the design of and have access to culturally competent services,... Details
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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) mission is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans. Information from AHRQ's research helps... Details
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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Publications Clearinghouse

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (formerly the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research) publications cover such topics as medical treatment effectiveness, health care costs and utilization,... Details
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Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Information Center, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) is a federal public health agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. ATSDR serves the public by using the best science, taking... Details
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AgingStats.Gov - Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics

The Forum was established to encourage cooperation and collaboration among federal agencies to improve the quality and utility of data on the aging population. The Forum, made up of 13 federal agencies... Details
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Agricultural Research Service

The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is the main in-house research arm of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). ARS conducts research to develop and transfer solutions to agricultural... Details
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AIDSinfo

AIDSinfo is a central resource for current information on federally and privately funded clinical trials for AIDS patients and others infected with HIV. AIDS clinical trials evaluate experimental drugs... Details
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Air Force Surgeon General

The Office of the Air Force Surgeon General (AF/SG) develops and implements medical programs and policies that provide for the health care of active duty and retired military personnel and their family... Details
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American Indian Environmental Office, EPA

Within EPA, the American Indian Environmental Office (AIEO) coordinates the Agency-wide effort to strengthen public health and environmental protection in Indian country, with a special emphasis on helping... Details
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Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

The purpose of this agency is to provide leadership in ensuring the health and care of animals and plants, improving agricultural productivity and competitiveness, and contributing to the national economy... Details
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Army Corps of Engineers

The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is made up of approximately 34,600 civilian engineers, scientists and other specialists and 650 military members who work hand in hand as leaders in engineering... Details
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Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) advises the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services on policy development in health, disability, human services, data, and science,... Details
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Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration

The Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr), Health Resources and Services Administration, improves the health status of the population by providing national leadership in the development, distribution and... Details
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Bureau of Indian Affairs

The mission of the Bureau of Indian Affairs is to act as the principle agent of the United States in carrying out the government-to-government relationship that exists between the United States and the... Details
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Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor

Through its Office of Employment Projections, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) develops 10 year projections of industry and occupational employment for use in career counseling and educational planning.... Details
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Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Navy Medicine, U.S. Department of the Navy

An Act of Congress established the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) as part of the Department of the Navy on August 31, 1842. BUMED is the central administrative organization of the Medical Department,... Details
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Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration

HRSA’s Primary Health Care Programs have their roots in the Migrant Health Act of 1962 and the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964, which established funding for the first community-based clinics that were... Details
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CDC National Prevention Information Network

THE CDC National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) is the U.S. reference and referral service for information on HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and tuberculosis (TB).... Details
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CDC’s Office of Minority Health & Health Equity

The Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) aims to accelerate the work of CDC and its partners in improving health by eliminating health disparities, promoting conditions conducive to health,... Details
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Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER)

The Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) is a center within the Food and Drug Administration, an Agency within the United States Government's Department of Health and Human Services. CBER's... Details
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Center for Devices and Radiological Health, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) is responsible for regulating firms who manufacture, repackage, relabel, and/or import medical devices sold in the United States. In addition, CDRH... Details
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Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) performs an essential public health task by making sure that safe and effective drugs are available to improve the health of people in the United States.... Details
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Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC's Center for Global Health coordinates and manages the agency's resources and expertise to address global challenges such as HIV/AIDS, malaria, emergency and refugee health, non-communicable diseases,... Details
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Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion

The Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion's mission is to reduce disparities and promote equity in health and health care among vulnerable groups of veterans and other populations. Details
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Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, U.S. Department of Agriculture

The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion was created within the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 1994, and reports to the Office of the Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services.... Details
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Center for Veterinary Medicine, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

The Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) regulates the manufacture and distribution of drugs and feed additives intended for animals. These include animals from which human foods are derived, as well as... Details
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting public health activities in... Details
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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), formerly the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), administers Medicare, Medicaid, related quality assurance programs, and other programs. ... Details
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Child Welfare Information Gateway

Child Welfare Information Gateway promotes the safety, permanency, and well-being of children, youth, and families by connecting child welfare, adoption, and related professionals as well as the general... Details
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Corporation for National and Community Service

The Corporation for National and Community Service is a federal agency that engages 5.5 million Americans in service through its Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, and Learn and Serve America programs, and leads... Details
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Council on Environmental Quality

The Council on Environmental Quality coordinates federal environmental efforts and works closely with agencies and other White House offices in the development of environmental policies and initiatives.... Details
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Department of Homeland Security

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has three primary missions: Prevent terrorist attacks within the United States, reduce America's vulnerability to terrorism, and minimize the damage from potential... Details
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Disability and Health Programs, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities/CDC

Working within CDC's National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities' Division of Human Development and Disability, the mission of the Disability and Health Team is to promote the health,... Details
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Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion/CDC

CDC's Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention works to improve cardiovascular health through public health strategies and policies that promote healthy lifestyles and behaviors, healthy environments... Details
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Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion/CDC

CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP) is at the forefront of the nation's efforts to prevent and control chronic diseases. The Division of Adult and Community... Details
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Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is a leader in nationwide efforts to ease the burden of cancer. Through the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control (DCPC), CDC works with national... Details
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Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion/CDC

The Division of Diabetes Translation (DDT) is a part of the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. Department of Health... Details
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Division of Global Migration and Quarantine, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, CDC

The Division of Global Migration and Quarantine (DGMQ) is a division of the CDC's National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID). DGMQ has statutory responsibility to make and... Details
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Division of Nursing, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration

The Division of Nursing is the key Federal focus for nursing education and practice. The Division provides national leadership to assure an adequate supply and distribution of qualified nursing personnel... Details
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Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity - DNPAO, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

CDC's Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity (DNPAO) is working to reduce obesity and obesity-related diseases. DNPAO's mission is to lead strategic public health efforts to prevent and control... Details
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Division of Oral Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

The Division of Oral Health (DOH) serves as a national resource for activities to prevent oral diseases and to improve oral health. DOH can provide information on fluoridation, dental sealants, activities... Details
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Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health

CDC's Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria (DPDM) prevents and controls parasitic diseases in the United States and throughout the world by providing diagnostic, consultative, and epidemiologic services... Details
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Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion/CDC

CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health is the focal point for issues related to women’s and men’s reproductive concerns. The Division's mission is to promote optimal reproductive, maternal, and infant health... Details
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Division of Transplantation, Healthcare Systems Bureau/HRSA

The Division of Transplantation (DoT) is within the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration's Healthcare Systems Bureau (HSB). DoT is the primary federal... Details
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Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, and Enteric Diseases/CDC

The Division of Vector-Borne Diseases (DVBD) strives to protect the nation from bacterial and viral diseases transmitted by mosquitoes, ticks and fleas. Some of these diseases have long been present in... Details
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Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention

The Division of Viral Hepatitis (DVH) is part of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention at CDC. In collaboration with domestic and global partners, DVH provides the scientific... Details
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Division of Workplace Programs, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention

The Division of Workplace Programs (DWP) is mandated by Executive Order and Public Law to provide oversight for: (1) the Federal Drug-Free Workplace Program aimed at elimination of illicit drug use in... Details
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Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Department of Justice

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) was created in 1973, as the consolidation of several other Federal agencies, to enforce the Controlled Substance Act of 1970. The DEA strives to eliminate drug... Details
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Emergency Medical Services for Children

The Federal Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Program is designed to ensure that all children and adolescents, no matter where they live, attend school, or travel, receive appropriate care... Details
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Employee Benefits Security Administration, U.S. Department of Labor

The Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) is committed to educating and assisting the 140 million Americans covered by more than 707,000 private retirement plans, 2.5 million health plans, and... Details
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Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor

The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) administers federal government job training and worker dislocation programs, federal grants to states for public employment service programs, and unemployment... Details
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FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

The Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) is one of five product-oriented centers of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The mission of CFSAN is to promote and protect the public health... Details
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FDA Office of Women’s Health

The Food and Drug Administration Office of Women’s Health (OWH) was established by Congressional mandate in 1994. The mission of the office is to protect and advance the health of women through policy,... Details
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Federal Citizen Information Center

For more than 40 years, the Federal Citizen Information Center (FCIC) has been a trusted one-stop source for answers to questions about consumer problems and government services. FCIC, part of the General... Details
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Federal Communications Commission

The Federal Communications Commission is an independent federal agency responsible directly to Congress. Established by the Communications Act of l934, it is charged with regulating interstate and international... Details
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Federal Emergency Management Agency

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) works to reduce risk, strengthen support systems and help people and their communities prepare for and cope with disasters regardless of the cause. FEMA is... Details
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Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) was established as a separate administration within the U.S. Department of Transportation on January 1, 2000, pursuant to the Motor Carrier Safety... Details
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Federal Trade Commission

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is an independent Federal agency that works to maintain a strongly competitive free enterprise system. The Commission investigates consumer complaints, writes trade... Details
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Food and Nutrition Information Center

The Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC) is a leader in on-line global nutrition information. Located at the National Agricultural Library (NAL) of USDA, the FNIC Web site contains over 2500 links... Details
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Food and Nutrition Information Center

The Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC) is a leader in on-line global nutrition information. Located at the National Agricultural Library (NAL) of USDA, the FNIC Web site contains over 2500 links... Details
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Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

This division of the USDA is responsible for the administration of all USDA's nutrition assistance programs -- Food Stamps; WIC Program /Farmers' Market; Child Nutrition; Team Nutrition; and Food Distribution.... Details
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Food Safety and Inspection Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), a public health agency in the U.S. Department of Agriculture, ensures that the nation's commercial supply of meat, poultry, and egg products is safe, wholesome,... Details
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Grants.gov, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Grants.gov was established as a governmental resource to improve government services to the public and helps organizations find, apply and succeed at accessing federal funding. The web site is a central... Details
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Health Resources and Services Administration - HRSA
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for improving access to health care services for people... Details
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Health Resources and Services Administration Information Center

The HRSA Information Center provides publications, information, resources, and referrals about health care services for medically underserved individuals and populations. Live, online assistance is available... Details
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Healthcare Systems Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration

HRSA's Healthcare Systems Bureau (HSB) protects the public health and improves the health of individuals through an array of programs that provide national leadership and direction in targeted areas. HSB... Details
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HHS Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives

The HHS Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships (The Partnership Center) leads HHS efforts to build and support partnerships with faith-based and community organizations in order to better... Details
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HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration

HRSA's HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) provides leadership and resources to assure access to and retention in high quality, integrated care and treatment services for vulnerable people living with HIV/AIDS and their... Details
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HUD USER, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

The HUD USER website is supported and managed by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R). HUD USER hosts research, publications, periodicals,... Details
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Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Indian Health Service (IHS), an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services, is responsible for providing federal health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives. The provision... Details
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Internal Revenue Service

The IRS is the largest agency in the Department of the Treasury and services America's taxpayers by helping them understand and meet their tax responsibilities and enforce the law with integrity and fairness... Details
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Library of Congress

The Library's mission is to make its resources available and useful to the Congress and the American people and to sustain and preserve a universal collection of knowledge and creativity for future generations.... Details
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Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration

The Maternal and Child health Bureau (MCHB) of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) administers a broad range of programs services to... Details
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National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Since its inception in 1958, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has accomplished many great scientific and technological feats in air and space. NASA's mission is to pioneer the future... Details
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National Agricultural Library, U.S. Department of Agriculture

The National Agricultural Library was created as the departmental library for the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 1862 and became a national library in 1962. One of four national libraries of the United... Details
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National Audiovisual Center, U.S. Department of Commerce

The National Audiovisual Center (NAC) is the central source for purchasing or renting the more than 8,000 Federally produced audiovisual programs available to the public. Requests for information may be... Details
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National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion - NCCDPHP
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The CDC's National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP) consists of nine divisions that support a variety of activities that improve the nation's health by preventing chronic... Details
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National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases

The National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID) aims to prevent disease, disability, and death caused by a wide range of infectious diseases. NCEZID focuses on diseases that... Details
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National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC's National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID) aims to detect, prevent, and control infectious diseases from spreading, whether they are naturally occurring, unintentional,... Details
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National Center for Environmental Health - NCEH
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC's National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) plans, directs, and coordinates a national program to maintain and improve the health of the American people by promoting a healthy environment and... Details
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National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Veterans Health Administration

The National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (NCHP) monitors and encourages Veterans Health Administration (VHA) activities that provide, evaluate and improve preventive medicine services.... Details
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National Center for Health Statistics - NCHS
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

As the Nation's principal health statistics agency, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) compiles statistical information to guide actions and policies to improve the health of the American... Details
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National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention maximizes public health and safety nationally and internationally through the elimination, prevention, and control of disease,... Details
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National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases - NCIRD
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The mission of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) is the prevention of disease, disability, and death through immunization and by control of respiratory and related diseases.... Details
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National Center for Injury Prevention and Control - NCIPC
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In June 1992, CDC established the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC). As the lead federal agency for injury prevention, NCIPC works closely with other federal agencies; national,... Details
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National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

The National Center for PTSD is a program of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The Center has 7 Divisions across the country and carries out a broad range of activities in research, education, and... Details
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National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases (NCPDCID)provides leadership and brings many partners together to protect the world from infectious diseases. This organization... Details
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National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, CDC

The mission of the CDC’s National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) is to promote the health of babies, children and adults and enhance the potential for full, productive... Details
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National Center on Elder Abuse

The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) serves as a national resource center dedicated to the prevention of elder mistreatment. First established by the U.S. Administration on Aging (AoA) in 1988 as... Details
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National Center on Sleep Disorders Research - NCSDR
NHLBI Health Information Center

The National Center on Sleep Disorders Research (NCSDR), located within the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), was established in 1993 to combat... Details
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National Clearinghouse on Families and Youth

The National Clearinghouse on Families and Youth (NCFY) is an information resource of the Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NCFY helps current... Details
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National Climatic Data Center, U.S. Department of Commerce

The National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) is the collection center and custodian of all United States weather records. It is the central source of historical weather information, some of which it publishes... Details
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National Council on Disability

The National Council on Disability (NCD) is a small, independent federal agency charged with advising the President, Congress, and other federal agencies regarding policies, programs, practices, and procedures... Details
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National Criminal Justice Reference Service, U.S. Department of Justice

The National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) was established in 1972 as a centralized information service for criminal justice practitioners and researchers. NCJRS provides reference services;... Details
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National Diabetes Education Program

The National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) is a federally sponsored initiative, involving public and private partners. NDEP's goal is to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with diabetes... Details
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National Hansen's Disease (Leprosy) Program

The National Hansen's Disease Program is the epicenter of Hansen's disease (leprosy) care, research and information in the U.S. It cares for patients at its facility at the Ochsner Medical Center in Baton... Details
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National Health Information Center - NHIC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The National Health Information Center (NHIC) is a health information referral service sponsored by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. NHIC puts health professionals and consumers... Details
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National Health Service Corps, Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration

The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) was established in 1970 to recruit health professionals for Health Professional Shortage Areas. Health professionals with service obligations under the NHSC Scholarship... Details
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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Information Center

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Health Information Center is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time (closed on Federal holidays.) Health Information Specialists... Details
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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSA
U.S. Department of Transportation

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) was established in 1966. Its highest priority is to reduce deaths, injuries and economic losses resulting from motor vehicle crashes, improve... Details
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National Hurricane Center, National Weather Service

The National Hurricane Center's mission is to save lives, mitigate property loss, and improve economic efficiency by issuing the best watches, warnings, forecasts and analyses of hazardous tropical weather,... Details
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National Injury Information Clearinghouse, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Sponsored by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the clearinghouse disseminates statistics and information relating to the prevention of death and injury associated with consumer products.... Details
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National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health - NIOSH
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is a Federal agency established by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 with responsibility for conducting research and making... Details
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National Institute of Food and Agriculture - NIFA
USDA

NIFA's unique mission is to advance knowledge for agriculture, the environment, human health and well-being, and communities by supporting research, education, and extension programs in the Land-Grant... Details
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National Institute of Standards and Technology - NIST
U.S. Department of Commerce

An agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce's Technology Administration, NIST's mission is to develop and promote measurement, standards, and technology to enhance productivity, facilitate trade, and... Details
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National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research - NIDRR
U.S. Department of Education

NIDRR's mission is to generate and disseminate research findings and promote knowledge that will improve the ability of individuals with disabilities to perform activities in the community, and increase... Details
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National Institutes of Health - NIH
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The NIH mission is to uncover new knowledge that will lead to better health for everyone. NIH provides leadership and direction to programs designed to improve the health of the Nation by supporting research:... Details
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National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

The National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NKUDIC) is a service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). The NIDDK is part of the National... Details
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National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped - NLS
Library of Congress

Through a national network of cooperating libraries, NLS administers a free library program of braille and audio materials circulated to eligible residents in the United States and American citizens living... Details
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National Network of Libraries of Medicine

The purpose of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine network (NN/LM) is to provide health science practitioners, investigators, educators, and administrators in the United States with timely, convenient... Details
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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOAA is an agency that enriches life through science. From daily weather forecasts, severe storm warnings and climate monitoring to fisheries management, coastal restoration and supporting marine commerce,... Details
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National Park Service

The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The... Details
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National Science Foundation

This is an independent U.S. government agency responsible for promoting science and engineering through programs that invest over $3.3 billion per year in almost 20,000 research and education projects... Details
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National SUID/SIDS Resource Center

The National Sudden and Unexpected Infant/Child Death Resource Center (Resource Center) serves as a central source of information on sudden infant death and on promoting healthy outcomes for infants from... Details
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National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce

The National Technical Information Service serves as a a permanent clearinghouse and largest central resource for government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information... Details
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National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce

This agency is the principal voice of the Executive Branch of the U.S. Department of Commerce on domestic and international telecommunications and information technology issues. NTIA works to spur innovation,... Details
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National Vaccine Program Office, U.S Department of Health and Human Services

The National Vaccine Program Office coordinates vaccine-related activities between other Department of Health and Human Services agencies, and provides leadership to carry out the disease-prevention goals... Details
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Navy Environmental Health Center

The mission of this branch of the armed services is to ensure Navy and Marine Corps readiness through leadership in prevention of disease and promotion of health. To achieve this goal, NEHC's vision is:... Details
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NCI Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer

The NCI Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer is a comprehensive, systematized initiative encompassing the public and private sectors designed to accelerate the application of the best capabilities of... Details
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NIH Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center, National Institute on Aging

The Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center is a service of the federal government's National Institute on Aging (NIA), one of the National Institutes of Health. The Center provides accurate,... Details
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NIH Clinical Center - CC

The NIH Clinical Center consists of the Warren Grant Magnuson and Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Centers. Established in 1953 as the research hospital of the NIH, the center is designed so that patient... Details
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NIH Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Information Resource Center

The NICHD is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The NICHD has primary responsibility for conducting and supporting... Details
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NIH National Cancer Institute

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which is one of 11 agencies that compose the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The NCI is the Federal... Details
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NIH National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Clearinghouse

The NCCAM Clearinghouse provides information on complementary and alternative medicine, including publications and searches of Federal databases of scientific and medical literature. The clearinghouse... Details
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NIH National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine - NCCAM

The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) is the Federal Government's lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products... Details
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NIH National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities

The mission of the National Center on Minority Health and Disparities (NCMHD) is to lead, coordinate, support, and assess the NIH effort to reduce and ultimately eliminate health disparities. In this... Details
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NIH National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse - NDIC
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

The National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDIC) is an information dissemination service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). The NIDDK is part of the... Details
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NIH National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

The National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC) is an information dissemination service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). The NIDDK is part... Details
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NIH National Eye Institute - NEI

The National Eye Institute (NEI), established in 1968, has primary responsibility within the National Institutes of Health for supporting and conducting research aimed at improving the prevention, diagnosis,... Details
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NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - NHLBI

The primary responsibility of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is the scientific investigation of heart, blood vessel, lung, and blood diseases. NHLBI oversees resources and research,... Details
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NIH National Human Genome Research Institute - NHGRI

The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) led the National Institutes of Health's contribution to the International Human Genome Project, which had as its primary goal the sequencing of the... Details
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NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases – NIAID

NIAID conducts and supports basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases. For more than 60 years, NIAID research has led... Details
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NIH National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases - NIAMS

The mission of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases is to support research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases;... Details
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NIH National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Information Clearinghouse

The clearinghouse provides information about various forms of arthritis and rheumatic disease and bone, muscle, and skin diseases in English, Spanish and Chinese. It distributes patient and professional... Details
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NIH National Institute of Child Health and Human Development - NICHD

The NICHD is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The NICHD has primary responsibility for conducting and supporting basic,... Details
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NIH National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research - NIDCR

The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) was established in 1948 to improve oral, dental, and craniofacial health through research, research training, and dissemination of health... Details
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NIH National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases - NIDDK

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) conducts and supports research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health. The Institute supports much of... Details
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NIH National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences - NIEHS

The mission of the NIEHS is to reduce the burden of human illness and disability by understanding how the environment influences the development and progression of human disease. To have the greatestimpact... Details
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NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences - NIGMS

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) is one of the National Institutes of Health, the principal medical research agency of the Federal Government. NIGMS primarily supports research... Details
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NIH National Institute of Mental Health -NIMH

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), a component of the National Institutes of Health, seeks to reduce the burden of mental illness and behavioral disorders through research on the mind, brain,... Details
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NIH National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - NINDS

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) was originally established in 1950. The NINDS conducts and supports research and research training on the causes, prevention, diagnosis,... Details
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NIH National Institute of Nursing Research - NINR

The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) supports clinical and basic research to establish a scientific basis for the care of individuals across the life span--from management of patients during... Details
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NIH National Institute on Aging

NIA, one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of NIH, leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life. In 1974, Congress granted authority... Details
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NIH National Institute on Aging

NIA, one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of NIH, leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life. In 1974, Congress granted authority... Details
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NIH National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism - NIAAA

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) supports and conducts biomedical and behavioral research on the causes, consequences, treatment, and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related... Details
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NIH National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

Established in 1988, NIDCD is mandated to conduct and support biomedical and behavioral research and research training in the normal and disordered processes of hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech,... Details
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NIH National Institute on Drug Abuse - NIDA

NIDA's mission is to lead the nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction. This charge has two critical components. The first is the strategic support and conduct of research... Details
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NIH National Kidney Disease Education Program

National Kidney Disease Education Program (NKDEP) is an initiative of the National Institutes of Health, designed to reduce the morbidity and mortality caused by kidney disease and its complications. ... Details
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NIH National Library of Medicine - NLM

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) was established in 1836 as the library of the Army Surgeon General's Office. It was transferred to the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare and became known... Details
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NIH Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Cancer Institute

The Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine (OCCAM) is an office of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in the Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis. OCCAM is responsible for NCI’s... Details
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NIH Office of Communications and Public Liaison

The Office of Communications and Public Liaison (OCPL) is responsible for communicating information on NIH programs and activities to the public, the media, the scientific and medical communities, and... Details
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NIH Office of Dietary Supplements - ODS

The Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (Public Law 103-417, DSHEA), authorized the establishment of the Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) at the NIH. The ODS was created in 1995 within... Details
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NIH Office of Extramural Research

OER provides the corporate framework for NIH research administration, ensuring scientific integrity, public accountability, and effective stewardship of the NIH extramural research portfolio. Extramural... Details
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NIH Office of Rare Diseases Research

The Office of Rare Diseases Research (ORDR) was established in 1993 within the Office of the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Federal focal point for biomedical research. ORDR coordinates... Details
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NIH Office of Research on Women's Health

Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH) was established in September 1990 within the Office of the Director at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to serve as a focal point for women's health research.... Details
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NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases ~ National Resource Center

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases ~ National Resource Center, a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, provides patients, health professionals,... Details
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NIH Pediatric Oncology Branch, National Cancer Institute

The Pediatric Oncology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This division provides patients, families and physicians with an... Details
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NIH Weight-Control Information Network, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

The Weight-Control Information Network (WIN) was established by the National Institutes of Health's (NIH), National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) in June 1994. WIN provides... Details
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NIOSH Information Inquiry Service

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) 800-number is a toll-free technical information service that provides convenient public access to NIOSH and its information resources.... Details
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Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor

Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was created to encourage employers and employees to reduce workplace hazards and implement... Details
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Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services, through the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), promotes and ensures that people have equal access to and opportunity to participate in and receive services in... Details
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Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, Health Resources and Services Administration

The Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (OAT) promotes the use of telehealth technologies for health care delivery, education, and health information services. The office is part of the Office of... Details
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Office of Air and Radiation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Some of EPA's top priorities are to improve air quality, take action on climate change, and clean up our communities. EPA's work on these priorities falls under the Clean Air Act and includes developing... Details
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Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Office of Applied Studies collects and reports on national and state data to assist policymakers, treatment providers and patients... Details
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Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances, plays an important role in protecting public health and the environment from potential risk from toxic chemicals for now and for generations to... Details
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Office of Child Care, Administration for Children and Families

The Office of Child Care (OCC) supports low-income working families by promoting access to affordable, quality early care and afterschool programs. OCC administers the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF)... Details
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Office of Children’s Health Protection, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The mission of this office is to make the protection of children’s environmental health a fundamental goal of public health and environmental protection in the United States. The OCHP will support and... Details
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Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management, U.S. Department of Energy

The mission of this division of the Department of Energy is to provide for the timely disposal of the Nation's nuclear waste in a geologic repository, in a manner that protects the health and safety of... Details
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Office of Disability Employment Policy

ODEP acts as a catalyst for job formation for people with disabilities through policy analysis and grants, outreach and education, technical assistance, and the promotion and development of best practices.... Details
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Office of Disease Prevention

The Office of Disease Prevention (ODP) assesses, facilitates, and stimulates research into disease prevention and health promotion in collaboration with NIH and other public and private partners, and disseminates... Details
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Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The mission of the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) is to provide leadership for disease prevention and health promotion among Americans. ODPHP undertakes this mandate through... Details
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Office of Environmental Justice, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

EPA's goal is to provide an environment where all people enjoy the same degree of protection from environmental and health hazards and equal access to the decision-making process to maintain a healthy... Details
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Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO)

The mission of the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) is to create equal housing opportunities for all persons living in America by administering laws that prohibit discrimination in housing... Details
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Office of Family Planning, Office of Population Affairs

The Family Planning program, authorized under Title X of the Public Health Service Act, is administered within the Office of Population Affairs by the Office of Family Planning (OFP). The Title X program... Details
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Office of Global Health Affairs, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Office of Global Health Affairs provides support to the Assistant Secretary for Health and the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services in developing policy and coordinating activities... Details
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Office of Grants Management

BPHC's Office of Grants Management (OGM) assists the general public, funded agencies, Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP) and Field Office staff in preparing applications; provides consultation about... Details
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Office of Head Start, Administration for Children and Families

The Head Start program provides grants to local public and private non-profit and for-profit agencies to provide comprehensive child development services to economically disadvantaged children and families,... Details
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Office of Health and Constituent Affairs

The Office of Health and Constituent Affairs provides internal coordination on FDA activities related to patient advocacy, health professional organizations, consumer groups, state organizations and industry... Details
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Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP), within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (ASH), advises the Assistant Secretary for Health and senior U.S. Department of Health... Details
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Office of Human Research Protections, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) provides leadership in the protection of the rights, welfare, and wellbeing of subjects involved in research conducted or supported by the U.S. Department... Details
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Office of Inspector General

The Office of Inspector General's (OIG) mission is to protect the integrity of Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) programs as well as the health and welfare of program beneficiaries. OIG is the... Details
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Office of Minority Health and the Office of Minority Health Resource Center

The Office of Minority Health (OMH) was created in 1986 and is one of the most significant outcomes of the 1985 Secretary's Task Force Report on Black and Minority Health. OMH's primary responsibility... Details
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Office of National Drug Control Policy, The White House

The principal purpose of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) is to establish policies, priorities, and objectives for the Nation's drug control program. To achieve this, the Director of... Details
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Office of Orphan Products Development, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

The FDA's Office of Orphan Products Development (OOPD) is dedicated to promoting the development of products that demonstrate promise for the diagnosis and/or treatment of rare diseases or conditions.... Details
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Office of Personnel Management

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is the federal government's human resources agency. While daily providing the American public up-to-date employment information, OPM ensures that the nation's... Details
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Office of Pesticide Programs, OCSPP, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The mission of EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) is to protect public health and the environment from the risks posed by pesticides and to promote safer means of pest control. Details
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Office of Population Affairs

The Office of Population Affairs (OPA) serves as the focal point to advise the Secretary and the Assistant Secretary for Health on a wide range of reproductive health topics, including family planning... Details
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Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Office of Public Health Genomics (OPHG) aims to integrate genomics into public health research, policy, and programs, which could improve interventions designed to prevent and control the country’s... Details
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Office of Research Integrity, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Office of Research Integrity is responsible for protecting the integrity of PHS extramural and intramural research programs, with the exception of the regulatory research activities of the Food and... Details
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Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery

The Office of the Assistant Administrator for Solid Waste and Emergency Response provides Agency-wide policy, guidance and direction for the Agency's solid waste and emergency response programs. The Office... Details
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Office of Response and Restoration, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

This office of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has the following responsibility to: respond to spills of oil and other hazardous materials; help emergency planners prepare for potential... Details
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Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration

The Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP) coordinates activities related to rural health care within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Part of the Health Resources and Services Administration... Details
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Office of Rural Mental Health Research

As congressionally mandated: (1) Directs, plans, coordinates, and supports research activities and information dissemination on conditions unique to those living in rural areas, including research on the... Details
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Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-OPHS

The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (ASH) oversees 14 core public health offices — including the Office of the Surgeon General and the US Public Health Service Corps — as well as 10 regional... Details
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Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response

The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (formerly the Office of Public Health Emergency Preparedness) was created under the Pandemic and All Hazards Preparedness Act in the... Details
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Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is at the forefront of the administration’s health IT efforts and is a resource to the entire health system to support the... Details
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Office of the Secretary of Defense

The Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) is the principal staff element of the Secretary of Defense in the exercise of policy development, planning, resource management, fiscal, and program evaluation... Details
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Office of the Secretary of Defense

The Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) is the principal staff element of the Secretary of Defense in the exercise of policy development, planning, resource management, fiscal, and program evaluation... Details
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Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Department 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... Details
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Office of the Surgeon General of the Army, Department of Defense

Medical benefits programs for Army personnel and eligible civilians, including dependents, are developed and administered by the Office of the Surgeon General of the Army. The Office responds to inquiries... Details
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Office of the Surgeon General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Office of the Surgeon General, under the direction of the Surgeon General, oversees the operations of the 6,500-member Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service and provides support for... Details
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Office of Tribal Justice, U.S. Department of Justice

The Office of Tribal Justice is the primary point of contact for the Department of Justice with federally recognized Native American tribes, and advises the Department on legal and policy matters pertaining... Details
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Office of Water, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The Office of Water (OW) is responsible for implementing the Clean Water Act and Safe Drinking Water Act, and portions of the Coastal Zone Act Reauthorization Amendments Act of 1990, Resource Conservation... Details
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Office of Women's Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Office of Women's Health works to promote and protect the health, safety and quality of life of women at every stage of life. Details
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Office on Disability, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Secretary of Health and Human Services created the Office on Disability (OD) in November 2002. Approximately 54 million individuals of all ages, races, ethnicities, socioeconomic status and educational... Details
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Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), through its Office on Smoking and Health (OSH), is the lead federal agency for comprehensive tobacco prevention and control. OSH is a division within... Details
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Office on Violence Against Women - OVW

The Office on Violence Against Women Office (OVW) is a component of the U.S. Department of Justice. Created in 1995, OVW implements the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and subsequent legislation and... Details
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Office on Women's Health

The Office on Women's Health (OWH) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the government's champion and focal point for women's health issues. OWH works to redress inequities in research,... Details
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Office on Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Office on Women's Health (OWH), part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), works to improve the health and sense of well-being of all U.S. women and girls. OWH serves as the focal... Details
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Policy Information Center, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Policy Information Center provides technical assistance and support to the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) and the Office of the Secretary as requested. The Center... Details
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President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities

The President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities (PCPID), formerly The President's Committee on Mental Retardation, has served in an advisory capacity to the President and the Secretary... Details
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Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues

The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues advises the President on bioethical issues that may emerge from advances in biomedicine and related areas of science and technology. The Commission... Details
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President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition

The President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition (PCFSN) is a committee of up to 25 volunteer citizens appointed by the President to serve in an advisory capacity through the Secretary of Health... Details
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Rural Information Center, U.S. Department of Agriculture

The Rural Information Center (RIC) assists local communities by providing information and referral services to local, tribal, state, and federal government officials; community organizations; libraries;... Details
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SAMHSA Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Center for Excellence

The SAMHSA Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Center for Excellence is a Federal initiative devoted to preventing and treating FASD. The Center’s web site provides information, resources about FASD... Details
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Science Reference Section, Science, Technology and Business Division, Library of Congress

The Science Reference Section, Science, Technology and Business Division provides reference services and serves as a focal point for the millions of books, journals, and technical reports on scientific... Details
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Social Security Administration

The Social Security Administration provides public information materials about the Social Security and supplemental security income (SSI) programs, as well as information on /entitlement to Medicare. ... Details
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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - SAMHSA
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Inquiries on mental health, drug abuse, or alcohol can be directed to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) , formerly the Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Administration... Details
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The White House

Welcome to the White House! Learn about Presidential policies and initiatives, key issues, the current administration, and how America's federal, state, and local governments work to enact the will of... Details
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U.S. Agency for International Development

USAID is an independent federal government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State. USAID supports long-term and equitable economic growth and advances U.S. foreign... Details
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U.S. Census Bureau

The Bureau of the Census is the pre-eminent collector and provider of timely, relevant and quality data about the people and economy of the United States. The Bureau plans to achieve its goals by "Valuing... Details
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U.S. Chemical Safety Board

This Board's mandate is improve worker and community safety through: conducting investigations and reporting on findings regarding causes of chemical accidents at fixed facilities;" evaluating and advising... Details
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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

On March 1, 2003, services formerly provided by the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) transitioned into the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) under U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services... Details
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U.S. Coast Guard Boating Safety Division

The Office of Boating Safety oversees the program for the prevention of recreational boat casualties. Activities of the Office include enforcement of Federal laws and regulations, establishment of pleasure... Details
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U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

The United States Commission on Civil Rights (USCCR) is an independent, bipartisan, fact-finding agency of the Executive Branch, first established under the Civil Rights Act of 1957. On November 30, 1983,... Details
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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is an independent federal regulatory agency that was created in 1972 by Congress in the Consumer Product Safety Act. CPSC has jurisdiction over about... Details
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U.S. Department of Agriculture

The mission of the USDA is to enhance the quality of life for the American people by supporting production of agriculture; ensuring a safe, affordable, nutritious, and accessible food supply; caring for... Details
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U.S. Department of Defense

The purpose of DefenseLINK is to provide the public with a single, unified starting point for information about the Department of Defense, its organization and its functions. The DefenseLINK home page... Details
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U.S. Department of Education

The U.S. Department of Education was created in 1980 by combining offices from several federal agencies. The Department's mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness... Details
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U.S. Department of Energy

The mission of the Energy Department is to ensure America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.... Details
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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those... Details
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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

The mission of this Federal agency is to help the nation's communities meet their development needs, spur economic growth in distressed neighborhoods, provide housing assistance for the poor, help rehabilitate... Details
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U.S. Department of Justice

The U.S. Department of Justice is headed by the Attorney General, the chief law enforcement officer of the Federal Government, whose main responsibility is to represent the United States in legal matters... Details
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U.S. Department of Labor

The Department of Labor fosters and promotes the welfare of the job seekers, wage earners, and retirees of the United States by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities for profitable... Details
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U.S. Department of Transportation

The mission of the Department of Transportation (DOT) is to serve the United States by ensuring a fast, safe, efficient, accessible and convenient transportation system that meets our vital national interests... Details
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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The Veterans Administration was established in 1930 and elevated to cabinet level on March 15, 1989, and is now the Department of Veterans Affairs. The VA provides a wide range of veterans' benefits in... Details
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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The mission of the EPA is to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment--air, water, and land--upon which life depends. Through the work of its many projects and programs the EPA's purpose... Details
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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a person at the workplace. The laws enforced prohibit discrimination... Details
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation’s food supply, cosmetics,... Details
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U.S. General Services Administration

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) oversees the business of the U.S. federal government. GSA’s acquisition solutions supplies federal purchasers with cost-effective high-quality products and... Details
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U.S. Geological Survey

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) serves the Nation by providing reliable scientific information to describe and understand the Earth; minimize loss of life and property from natural disasters; manage... Details
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U.S. Government Printing Office

The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) was founded in 1861 for the production of U.S. Government documents. GPO was assigned the additional duties of sales and distribution in 1895. Yearly sales today... Details
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U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

The mission of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is to ensure adequate protection of the public health and safety, the common defense and security, and the environment in the use of nuclear... Details
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U.S. Railroad Retirement Board

The Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) is an independent agency in the executive branch of the Federal Government. The RRB's primary function is to administer comprehensive retirement-survivor and unemployment-sickness... Details
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Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

USU has a worldwide reputation as a center of excellence for military and public health professions education and research. Programs are related directly to force health protection, tropical diseases,... Details
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United States Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency

The mission of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) is to provide leadership, coordination and support for the Nation's fire prevention and control, fire training and... Details
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Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor

The DOL Wage and Hour Division (WHD) is responsible for enforcing some of our nation’s most comprehensive federal labor laws on topics, including the minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, youth employment... Details
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White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

The vision of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) is to "create productive and meaningful change in Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities." Towards... Details
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