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An agency of the Department of Health and Human Services, the NIH is the Federal focal point for medical and behavioral research in the United States. The mission of the NIH is to pursue new knowledge that will lead to better health by conducting and supporting biomedical research.

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    This site provides toll-free telephone numbers for requesting information from the NIH about a variety of health topics.

National Cancer Institute (NCI)external link disclaimer
http://www.nci.nih.gov/
NCI, a component of the National Institutes of Health, is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training. This site provides links to information about types of cancer, cancer treatment, prevention, screening, and support, as well as cancer literature published by the NCI and a dictionary of cancer terminology.

National Eye Institute (NEI)external link disclaimer
http://www.nei.nih.gov/
NEI, a component of the National Institutes of Health, conducts and supports research on the prevention and treatment of eye diseases and other vision disorders. It also develops public and professional education programs to help prevent eye diseases and increase awareness of available services and devices for individuals with low-vision.

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)external link disclaimer
http://www.nida.nih.gov/
NIDA, a component of the National Institutes of Health, conducts and supports over 85 percent of the world's research on the health aspects of drug abuse and addiction.

NIEHS National Toxicology Program (NTP)external link disclaimer
http://ntp-server.niehs.nih.gov/
NTP is an interagency program consisting of toxicology activities of the NIH's National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, the CDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and the Food and Drug Administration's National Center for Toxicological Research. This program provides information about potentially toxic chemicals, including dietary supplements.

National Library of Medicine (NLM)external link disclaimer
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/
NLM is the world's largest library of biomedical information. The NLM Web site provides links to all of the library's services, from literature collections, library services, and databases to training and outreach. The following NLM web sites provide information on health care, nutrition, and dietary supplements.

  • MEDLINEplusexternal link disclaimer
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    A service of the National Library of Medicine, this site contains up-to-date, quality health care information from various sources for the public from the National Library of Medicine at the NIH.

  • MEDLINEplus for Dietary Supplementsexternal link disclaimer
    http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/dietarysupplements.html
    A service of the National Library of Medicine, this site provides information related to dietary supplements including their use and safety, and how to choose dietary supplements.

  • MEDLINEplus for Nutritionexternal link disclaimer
    http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/nutrition.html
    A service of the National Library of Medicine, this site provides information related to nutrition including research funding and educational materials from various sources on such topics as healthy eating, serving sizes, and food labels.

  • MEDLINEplus for Vitaminsexternal link disclaimer
    http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/vitamins.html
    A service of the National Library of Medicine, this site presents detailed information from various sources about vitamins including their role in health promotion and disease prevention.

  • MEDLINEplus for Mineralsexternal link disclaimer
    http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/minerals.html
    A service of the National Library of Medicine, this site provides information about minerals including links to fact sheets on specific minerals such as iron and zinc.

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    A service of the National Library of Medicine, this site presents information from many sources about herbal supplements, including their intended uses and safety. It also provides information on current clinical trails of herbal supplements.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)external link disclaimer
http://nccam.nih.gov/
NCCAM, a component of the National Institutes of Health, supports research on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and provides information on CAM to the public.

NIH Obesity Researchexternal link disclaimer
http://obesityresearch.nih.gov/
This site presents information about NIH-supported research to facilitate progress towards obesity prevention and treatment. Through its research mission, the NIH seeks to identify genetic, behavioral, and environmental causes of obesity; to understand how obesity leads to type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and other serious health problems; and to build on basic and clinical research findings to develop and study innovative prevention and treatment strategies.