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Understanding Medications and What They Do

Understanding Medications and What They Do

Resources

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National Institutes of Health (NIH)
http://www.nih.gov
NIH is an Agency under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and offers health information and scientific resources.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
http://www.fda.gov
The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by ensuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation's food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation.

CDC: Pre-teen and Teen Vaccines
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/who/teens/index.html
CDC site provides materials in English and Spanish for parents, teens, pre-teens, and health care providers about vaccines and the diseases they prevent.

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