1.2 Why is Public Health Controversial

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Unformatted text preview: uality (AHRQ) (www.ahrq.gov) Federal Agencies (ctd.) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ( www.epa.gov) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) (www.osha.gov) www.usda.gov) Department of Agriculture (USDA) ( National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) (www.nhtsa.gov) Centers for Disease Control and Centers Prevention Prevention Main epidemiologic and assessment agency for the nation Publishes Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Center for Health Statistics – collects data on U.S. population concerning all aspects of health Centers on infectious diseases, chronic disease, injury prevention, and others National Institutes of Health Biomedical research agency Institutes on cancer, heart and lung disease, diabetes, aging, child health and human development, and others. National Library of Medicine Has laboratories in Bethesda, MD and provides grant funding to researchers in universities and research centers. Clinical Center where...
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This note was uploaded on 10/27/2009 for the course PH 101 taught by Professor Nancychin during the Fall '09 term at Rochester.

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