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OrganizationCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov
The CDC (the national public health institute of the United States) promotes health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.

OrganizationNational Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
http://www.nida.nih.gov
NIDA offers a science-based drug abuse education program for students, news, information, and resources.

OrganizationSubstance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
http://www.samhsa.gov/
This federal agency strives to improve the quality and availability of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation services in order to reduce illness, death, disability, and cost to society resulting from substance abuse and mental illnesses. Call: (800) 789-2647.

Web SiteAmerican Liver Foundation
http://liverfoundation.org/
This nonprofit organization promotes liver health and disease prevention.

OrganizationAmerican Council for Drug Education
http://www.acde.org
The ACDE is a prevention and education agency against substance abuse. This website includes a helpful list of symptoms associated with specific drugs.

OrganizationU.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.

Web SiteUnited Network for Organ Sharing
http://www.unos.org/
This national group determines who will get donated organs, and when. Organs are assigned based on how sick a person is and how quickly the person needs the organ.

OrganizationNational 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.



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