WEBTREATS: United States Government Websites

This list of U.S. Government resources, prepared by the College Resource Center Librarians from other sources, is provided for information only.  Referral to these sites does not imply the endorsement of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of either the organization or their contents, expressed views, programs, or political activities.  Further, the College does not endorse any commercial products that may be advertised or available from these organizations or on these websites. This list is not meant to be comprehensive; the exclusion of a site does not reflect the quality of that site.  Please note that sites and URLs are subject to change without warning. mash/jer 4/12/2012

General Government Search Aids

FedStats Home Page

FedWorld Home Page

FDSys: Federal Digital System

Library of Congress



Health Services/Technology Assessment Text

National Guideline Clearinghouse

Independent Agencies

US Department of Veterans Affairs

US Environmental Protection Agency

Social Security Administration

US Department of Health and Human Services

Administration on Aging

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services



Health Resources and Services Administration


Healthy People

Indian Health Service

Office of Minority Health Resource Center

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

DES Update

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

National Center for Health Statistics

Travelers’ Health

Vaccines & Immunizations

Food and Drug Administration

FDA Office of Women’s Health

MedSun: Medical Product Safety Network

MedWatch: The FDA Safety Information & Adverse Event Reporting Program

National Institutes of Health

National Cancer Institute

ASCUS/LSIL Triage Study for Cervical Cancer (ALTS)

Division of Cancer Prevention

Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)

National Library of Medicine

LocatorPlus (NLM’s online catalog)


PubMed (free Medline)

Women’s Health Resources at the National Library of Medicine

Other NIH Institutes and Offices

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)

National Institute on Aging (NIA)

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

NIH Consensus Development Program

NIH Loan Repayment Programs

PubMed Central (NIH’s free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature)

Women’s Health Initiative (WHI)

Other Cabinet Agencies

US Department of Agriculture


USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory

US Department of Commerce

Census Bureau

US Department of Energy

Comprehensive Epidemiologic Data Resource (CEDR)

US Department of Housing and Urban Development

Healthy Homes Partnership

US Department of Labor

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Congress and Legislative Information


US House of Representatives

US Senate

US Government Accountability Office (GAO)

THOMAS: Legislative Information from the Library of Congress

White House

Welcome to the White House

State and Local Government

Local Government

State and Territorial Governments

AMA – Links to State Medical Boards


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Senior Director

Beth DeFrancis Sun
Special Collections Librarian

Jean Riedlinger
Reference Librarian


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