"Established in 1933, the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), a not-for-profit organization comprising 24 medical specialty Member Boards, is the pre-eminent entity overseeing the certification of physician specialists in the United States. The primary function of ABMS is to assist its Member Boards in developing and implementing educational and professional standards to evaluate and certify physician specialists.
"CDC increases the health security of our nation. As the nation’s health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health threats. To accomplish our mission, CDC conducts critical science and provides health information that protects our nation against expensive and dangerous health threats, and responds when these arise."
"Starting Oct. 1, 2013, you can access information about all the plans available through the marketplace, shop for plans and access individual premium tax credits. You also can enroll in plans at this time. Once you sign up for your plan, your health insurance coverage will begin Jan. 1, 2014. To get started, create an account on HealthCare.gov to enroll in the state's federally-administered health insurance marketplace. Missourians will use HealthCare.gov to apply for coverage, compare plans and enroll. For questions, call toll free 800/318-2596.
"Kaiser is a non-profit, private operating foundation focusing on the major health care issues facing the U.S., as well as the U.S. role in global health policy. Unlike grant-making foundations, Kaiser develops and runs its own research, journalism and communications programs, sometimes in partnership with other non-profit research organizations or major media companies. We serve as a non-partisan source of facts, information, analysis and journalism for policymakers, the media, the health care community, and the public."
The mission of The Mayo Clinic is "To inspire hope and contribute to health and well-being by providing the best care to every patient through integrated clinical practice, education and research." At the official website for The Mayo Clinic visitors may find information about specific diseases, a symptom checker, information about drugs, first aid for a variety of injuries, and many more health related articles.
"MentalHealth.gov provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health problems information. MentalHealth.gov aims to educate and guide the general public, health and emergency preparedness professionals, policy makers, government and business leaders, school systems, and local communities."
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