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Recommended Websites

American Academy of Pediatrics Parenting Corner
www.aap.org/parents.htm
Information on raising a child, from prenatal health to teen issues.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
www.cdc.gov
Credible health information on a variety of health and safety topics

Disability.gov
www.disability.gov
online resource for American with disabilities, including information on federal benefits, health employment, education, housing, transportation, and more.

healthcare.gov
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.

Healthfinder
www.healthfinder.gov
Reliable health information from the U.S. government and others.

MedlinePlus
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/
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
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/complementaryandalternativemedicine.html
Articles on selected topics, news, and links to information on research, clinical trials and organizations.

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

Whatcom County Health Department
www.co.whatcom.wa.us/helath/
Community health information for the residents of Whatcom County.

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