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CDC - Vaccine Safety     View
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides this information about different vaccines and common vaccine-related questions.

CDC--Lead     View
The website, sponsored by the CDC, provides information and educational resources about lead poisoning. It includes literature, explanation of symptoms, screening information, and research and outreach news.

CDC: Lyme Disease     View
Basic explanation about lyme disease from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Discusses how it is spread, its geographic distribution, the life cycle of the ticks that transmit the disease, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis, p ...

CDC: Pocket Pets     View
Health advisories about pocket pets, "small animals, often rodents that are kept as pets and could fit in your pocket." Discusses Salmonella and lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV), both of which can be transmitted from animals to hum ...

CDC: Malaria     View
Collection of fact sheets, data, and other publications about this "serious and sometimes fatal disease caused by a parasite." Provides information for travelers, a FAQ, history of malaria, and material on control and prevention, diagnosis ...

The CDC WONDER--Wide-ranging ONline Data for Epidemiologic Research-- homepage states, "WONDER provides a single point of access to a wide variety of reports and numeric public health data." This includes 40 text-based and numeric databases. Public- ...

CDC: Ricin     View
News and facts about ricin, "a poison that can be made from the waste left over from processing castor beans." Provides a fact sheet covering signs and symptoms of exposure, treatment information, and suggested actions if you have been expo ...

CDC: Smallpox     View
This site has news and information about smallpox, the vaccine, and who should be vaccinated. It includes articles on how the disease is transmitted, prevented, diagnosed, and treated. There is information about President George W. Bush's plan to ...

CDC: Cholera     View
Fact sheet about cholera, "an acute, diarrheal illness caused by infection of the intestine with the bacterium 'Vibrio cholerae.' The infection is often mild or without symptoms, but sometimes it can be severe." Topics include cholera epide ...

CDC's TIPS     View
The Tobacco Information and Prevention Source (TIPS) has more than 27 million pages of tobacco industry documents made public by state lawsuits, now searchable full-text in several databases. Also included are Surgeon Generals' Reports, tobacco-relat ...



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