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Recommended Websites

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Credible health information on a variety of health and safety topics
online resource for American with disabilities, including information on federal benefits, health employment, education, housing, transportation, and more.
A good starting point for information about the Affordable Health Care Act. This is the official consumer site for the Health Insurance Marketplace, and provides access to valuable resources that help to explain the application process, and how to get additional assistance.

Reliable health information from the U.S. government and others.
Information on raising a child, from prenatal health to teen issues.

One of the best sites for health information. A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

MedlinePlus: Alternative Medicine
Articles on selected topics, news, and links to information on research, clinical trials and organizations.

Washington State Department of Health
"A healthy dose of information." Vital records, emergency preparedness, medical provider certification and more.

Whatcom County Health Department
Community health information for the residents of Whatcom County.

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