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Fulton County public health centers and office locations.

Clearinghouses of easy-to-read health information, news, and "online checkups" on topics such as hearing loss, calculating body mass index, and indoor air quality include:

  • MedlinePlus from the U.S. National Library of Medicine
  • Healthfinder from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
  • CDC Wonder provides a single point of access to a wide variety of reports and numeric public health data.
  • Health Information from the U.S. National Institutes of Health.

A.D.A.M. Health Illustrated Encyclopedia and Online Medical Dictionary.

CDC's Women's Health page offers consumer health information and statistics for women, and specialized topics pages on diseases, safety at work, health issues for lesbians/bisexual women, and violence prevention.

The Office of Minority Health offers resources for health providers, caretakers, and the public relating specifically to minority health. OMH also facilitates the search for grants to organizations working to eliminate health disparities.

Report possible problems with vaccines using the Vaccine Adverse Event Report System.

Locate a substance abuse treatment facility.

Fulton County HIV/AIDS services page.

Success rates of fertility clinics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Report.

The Weight-control Information Network provides consumer information and statistics on maintaining a healthy weight. Also check FDA warnings about weight loss products. FDA issued over 30 public notifications and recalled 7 tainted weight loss products in 2014.

Report an unsafe product or find reported problems with products you already own or are considering buying.

SaferCar.gov lists vehicle recalls, technical service bulletins, consumer complaints, and NHTSA investigations. Both foreign and domestic models.

Before you hire a mover, check out their safety record using the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Admn.'s Company Snapshot.

Quick data: Find state-level statistics from HRSA. Search Georgia's Online Analytical Statistical Information System (OASIS) which is populated with vital statistics, hospital discharge, emergency room visit, STD, BRFSS, YRBS, Motor Vehicle Crash, and population data. The National Vital Statistics System will have national and state-level data on birth, mortality, marriage and divorce. The National Center for Health Statistics will have vital statistics and other health statistics both current and historical, national and state-level. The County Health Rankings compiles health-related data from a number of government and private sources to develop county-level rankings. Find on-the-job fatalities reported to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). 

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