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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Web Site Highlights

The Web site from the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services contains good information on many consumer health issues. Below are just a few of the highlights from this site.

 

Selected Highlights from the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Web Site

  The A-Z Index of the site makes it easy to find health information for specific groups of people or on specific topics.

  The Preparedness section of this Web site will help you get ready for an emergency. Hurricanes, terrorist attacks, and disease outbreaks are just a few of the topics included.

The HHS Information and Hotline Directory provides Web site addresses and phone numbers for many help agencies and hotlines.

Use the Hospital Compare section to discuss health care options with your doctor if you need to go to a hospital. Learn more about hospitals in your area.

Keep track of your family's health history with the U.S. Surgeon General's Family History Initiative. This is a Web-based program. To learn more, go to the U.S. Surgeon General's History Initiative informational page.

 

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