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Library of Congress Websites
Library Of Congress
The Library's mission is to support the Congress in fulfilling its constitutional duties and to further the progress of knowledge and creativity for the benefit of the American people.
This site provides access to bills, resolutions, treaties, and other information regarding the Congress of the United States.
This site is maintained by the Library of Congress. It contains a large amount of primary source documents from American history.
This site was created by the Library of Congress. It contains hundreds of digitized historic newspapers from across the United States covering the years 1836 to 1922.
This website was created by the Library of Congress. It contains thousands of audio recordings of music and famous speeches from American history.
Central Intelligence Agency
The Central Intelligence Agency was created in 1947 with the signing of the National Security Act by President Harry S. Truman. The act also created a Director of Central Intelligence (DCI) to serve as head of the United States intelligence community; act as the principal adviser to the President for intelligence matters related to the national security; and serve as head of the Central Intelligence Agency.
CIA website that provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
Online directory of Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments published and updated regularly by the CIA.
Detailed political and physical maps of the world's nations created by the CIA.
Federal Health Resources
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
The health services research arm of the Department of Health and Human Services. Home to research centers that specialize in major areas of health care research such as quality improvement and patient safety, outcomes and effectiveness of care, clinical practice and technology assessment, and health care organization and delivery systems.
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
This agency within the Department of Health and Human Services perform specific functions concerning the effect on public health of hazardous substances in the environment. These functions include public health assessments of waste sites, health consultations concerning specific hazardous substances, health surveillance and registries, response to emergency releases of hazardous substances, applied research in support of public health assessments, information development and dissemination, and education and training concerning hazardous substances.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Information on: data and statistics, diseases and conditions, emergencies and disasters, environmental health, travelers health and workplace safety and health.
Health Resources and Services Administration
An agency of the Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for improving access to health care services for people who are uninsured, isolated or medically vulnerable.
National Institutes of Health
This agency within the Department of Health and Human Services is the nation’s medical research agency—making important discoveries that improve health and save lives.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
An agency within the Department of Health and Human Services charged with effectively targeting substance abuse and mental health services to the people most in need and to translate research in these areas more effectively and more rapidly into the general health care system.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, effectiveness, quality, and security of human and veterinary drugs, vaccines and other biological products, and medical devices.
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The Statistical Abstract of the United States
The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web.
US Census Bureau
Find demographic information about the United States.