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Abledata

AbleData provides information on assistive products and rehabilitation equipment for people with disabilities. AbleData's most significant resource is the AbleData database of assistive technology, which... 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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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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Clearinghouse on Disability Information, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

The Clearinghouse provides information to people with disabilities, or anyone requesting information, by doing research and providing documents in response to inquiries. The information provided includes... Details
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DB-LINK/National Consortium on Deaf-Blindness

The National Consortium on Deaf-Blindness (NCDB) is a national technical assistance and dissemination center for children and youth who are deaf-blind. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office... Details
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Educational Resources Information Center, U.S. Department of Education

The ERIC database uses the latest search and retrieval methods to cull education literature and give high-quality access to educators, researchers, and the general public. 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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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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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center

The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and the Office of Rare Diseases Research(ORDR), created the Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center to help people find useful information, in... 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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Homelessness Resource Center

The Homelessness Resource Center (HRC), a Center for Mental Health Services Initiative, seeks to improve the daily lives of people affected by homelessness and who have mental health and substance use... 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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Maternal and Child Health Information Resource Center, Health Resources and Services Administration

The Maternal and Child Health Information Resource Center (MCHIRC) is dedicated to the goal of helping MCH practitioners on the Federal, State, and local levels to improve their capacity to gather, analyze,... Details
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Maternal and Child Health Library

The Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Library is a virtual guide to MCH information for health professionals, policymakers, family advocates, community service professionals, MCH/public health faculty and... 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 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 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 Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

NICHCY is the center that provides information (in English and Spanish) to the nation on: - disabilities in children and youth; - programs and services for infants, children, and youth with disabilities; -... Details
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National Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases Information Service, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

The National Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases Information Service (NEMDIS) 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 Guideline Clearinghouse™, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

The National Guideline Clearinghouse™ (NGC) is a public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. NGC is an initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), U.S. Department... 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 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 Hematologic Diseases Information Service - NHDIS
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

The National Hematologic Diseases Information Service (NHDIS) is a service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). The NIDDK is part of the National Institutes... Details
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National Information and Referral Support Center

The National Aging Information and Referral Support Center provides information and referral systems design and management, service delivery and professional staff development support to state and local... Details
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National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology - NICHSR

National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR) works closely with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to improve the dissemination of the... 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 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 Lead Information Center

The National Lead Information Center (NLIC) provides the general public and professionals with information about lead hazards and their prevention. NLIC operates under a contract with the U.S. Environmental... 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 Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center

The purpose of the National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center (OHRC) is to respond to the needs of states and communities in addressing current and emerging public oral health issues. OHRC... Details
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National Pesticide Information Center, Oregon State University

NPIC provides objective, science-based information about a wide variety of pesticide-related topics, including: pesticide product information, information on the recognition and management of pesticide... Details
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National Quality Measures Clearinghouse™, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

NQMC is an initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) , U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It is a database and Web site for information on specific evidence-based health... Details
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National Rehabilitation Information Center, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research

National Rehabilitation Information Center, funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, was established in 1977 and provides information on rehabilitation and disability-related... Details
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National Service Center for Environmental Publications

The EPA offers a wide range of publications in English and in many foreign languages. Search for and order publications from this Web site. 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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NIDA Research Dissemination Center

NIDA Drug Pubs Research Dissemination Center distributes materials to virtually all audiences: drug abuse researchers, health professionals, teachers, advocacy groups, teenagers and the general public.... 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 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 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 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 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 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 on Aging Information Center

Health Information publications from the National Institute on Aging can be ordered online. You can search or browse to find titles at http://www.nia.nih.gov/HealthInformation/Publications. Details
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NIH National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Information Clearinghouse

The NIDCD Information Clearinghouse is a national resource center which provides information on hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech and language disorders. The Clearinghouse collects and disseminates... 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 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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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 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 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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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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Rural Assistance Center

The Rural Assistance Center (RAC) serves as a rural health and human services information portal which helps rural communities and other rural stakeholders access the full range of available programs,... 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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Safe Drinking Water Hotline

The EPA Safe Drinking Water Hotline provides the general public, regulators, medical and water professionals, academia, and media, with information about drinking water and ground water programs authorized... Details
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The Center for Knowledge Translation for Disability and Rehabilitation Research

The purpose of the Center on Knowledge Translation for Disability and Rehabilitation Research (KTDRR) is to make it easier to find, understand, and use the results of research that can make a positive... Details
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