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Health Freedom Index
This site provides free electronic access to Congressional
information, including the full text of bills, laws,
the Congressional Record and an overview of the legislative
process (how a bill becomes a law).
- Citizens Internet Empowerment
A broad group of Internet users, library groups, publishers,
online service providers, and civil liberties groups
fighting for the future of the First Amendment and the
future of free expression in the information age.
Government Information Sources
- Agency for Health
Care Policy and Research
Part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,
the AHCPR conducts research on the costs and outcomes
of various health services and medical care. Their data
is available to the general public.
- Bureau of the Census
This site provides population estimates, as well as
social, demographic and economic information.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
Part of the U.S. Department of Labor, the BLS conducts
annual surveys on occupational injuries and illnesses.
- Congressional Budget
This site provides information about the United States'
budget plan, including cost estimates for bills that
Members of Congress have introduced or plan to introduce.
- General Accounting Office
The GAO issues hundreds of reports and testimony to
the Congress each year on a wide variety of subjects,
- Center for Medicare
& Medicaid Services
HCFA is the federal agency that administers the Medicare
and Medicaid programs.
MEDLINE is managed by the United States' National Library
of Medicine. It contains more than 8.4 million abstracts
from 3,800 selected biomedical journals covering the
fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine,
the health care system, and the preclinical sciences.
Additional information about
- National Bureau of
The NBER is the nation's leading economic research organization.
It is a private, non-partisan, non-profit organization.
- National Center
for Health Statistics
A division of the Centers for Disease Control, the National
Center for Health Statistics collects and publishes
statistics on health in the United States.
Health Interview Survey
The National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) is a principal
source of information on the health of the civilian
- The National Institutes
The NIH is one of eight health agencies of the Public
Health Service which, in turn, is part of the U.S. Department
of Health and Human Services. From a total of about
$300 in 1887, the NIH budget has grown to more than
$12 billion in 1996.
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