State Health Facts Online - The Kaiser Family Foundation launched an Internet resource that offers comprehensive and current health information for all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories. State Health Facts Online offers health policy information on a broad range of issues such as managed care, health insurance coverage and the uninsured, Medicaid, Medicare, women's health, minority health, and HIV/AIDS.

TMA Advocacy Resource Center - links to governmental and organizational sites that deal with patient advocacy, Medicare, Medicaid, rural health, managed care contracting, legislation, medical insurance, workers' compensation, regulations, and surveys

Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse - provides information and resources related to prevention and control of drug use and abuse, links to the TCADA LitCenter, a clearinghouse supplying information about substance abuse to the public, and research and statistics on substance abuse issues

Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)- consumer health information on children and families, prevention and control of disease, healthy communities, health alerts, Medicaid information, and access to the DSHS LibraryDSHS Genetic Services Division - resources, syndromes and diseases, provider list, definitions, and financial information provided to improve the health of children who have genetic disorders  

Texas Department of Insurance(TDI) - general information about the agency and services for agents and consumers, including the Texas Healthy Kids program  

Texas Department of Aging and Disability Service  (DADS)   - lists state hospitals, state schools, community mental health and mental retardation centers, and additional resources for those with mental disabilities. DADS also provides consumer information on nursing homes and long term care services through its Long Term Care Quality Reporting System   

Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) - list of all agencies that comprise HHS and links to web pages where available, Medicaid information, new releases, meeting announcements and available publications

Texas Legislature Online - bill and committee information, Texas Statutes, live audio of the Texas House and more

Texas Register- current and previous issues of Texas Register, open meetings request forms, open records information, and state agency rule review plans

Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS)- general information about the agency and the services it provides to people with disabilities 

Texas Medical Board (TMB) - description of the Board, meeting dates, agendas, rules, complaint information, the Medical Practice Act, licensure information and the TMB newsletter 

Texas Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC)- facilitates online applications for designated and approved doctors and for maximum medical improvement/impairment ratings; lets health care providers view status of submitted applications; and provides simplified reporting of financial disclosure information, updating of completed training requirements, and public access to doctor lists


Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)- AHRQ research agenda, grant announcements, health services research, quality measurement, evidence- based medicine, clinical practice guidelines, outcomes research, and consumer health information on specific conditions. National Guideline Clearinghouse

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  (CDC) - travelers' health information, consumer health topics, statistics, and CDC publications, including Health, United States, 2009, an annual report on national trends in health statistics.

Combined Health Information Database (CHID) - a bibliographic database produced by health-related agencies of the federal government with titles, abstracts, and availability information for health information and health education resources

FDA Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research- find recall, withdrawal, safety issues, product approvals, information sheets, and adverse event reporting information

FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - links to the latest drugs news, including information on new drug approvals, consumer drug information, and adverse drug reactions reported by health professionals

FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health- links to FDA information on new items, current good manufacturing practices, device evaluation information, electronic product radiation control, medical device reporting, premarket approvals, applications and notifications, research areas, safety alerts, and advisories

FDA Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition/Cosmetics - contains information on new issues, warnings, and alerts, cosmetic safety, FDA requirements and programs, cosmetic products that consumers frequently inquire about, and cosmetic labeling and labeling terms 

FDA Medwatch - the FDA Medical Products Reporting Program summary list of "Dear Health Professional" letters and other safety notifications in the areas of biologics, dietary supplements, drugs, and medical devices

Federal Register- the official daily publication for Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as Executive Orders and other Presidential Documents

National Institutes of Health (NIH)- a selection of consumer health resources, NIH grant information, research news, online library catalogs, journals and press releases

National Institute of Health Consensus Development Program  - The Consensus Development Program (CDP) is an unbiased, independent, evidence-based assessment of complex medical issues and is conducted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) . The purpose of a CDP conference is to evaluate the available scientific information on a biomedical issue and develop a statement that advances understanding of the issue under consideration and will be useful to health professionals and the public.

NIH Office of Dietary Supplements - web site providing clinical information on dietary supplements via the International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements database, produced by the National Institutes of Health

National Center for Health Statistics- statistical information regarding various health and medical issues in the United States

Office of Rare Diseases(National Institutes of Health) - information on more than 6,000 rare diseases, including current research, medical publications, ongoing studies, and patient support groups 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)- human services information, research, and administration information 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)- consumer information on foods, human and animal drugs, cosmetics, and medical devices

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