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As a resource, we provide the following links for our clients and others seeking general information about the law and government programs and policies. Of course, nothing substitutes for personalized advice from an experienced attorney. To learn more about our services or to discuss your case with an experienced lawyer, contact The Drakulich Firm today.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, effectiveness and security of human and veterinary drugs, vaccines and other biological products, medical devices, our nation's food supply, cosmetics, dietary supplements and products that give off radiation. The FDA also provides the public with accurate, science-based information about food and medicine.

The FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH)

The CDRH provides information for the public about approvals and clearances, as well as alerts and recalls, regarding medical devices, products and procedures.

The FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER)

The CDER provides information for the public about drug safety, drug availability, drug recalls, alerts and emergency preparedness.

MEDWATCH:

The FDA Safety Information and Adverse Information Reporting Program MEDWATCH is the FDA's website for finding clinically important safety information and reporting serious problems with human medical products.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

The HHS is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.

HealthFinder: A service of the HHS

HealthFinder.gov has resources on a wide range of health topics selected from over 1,600 government and nonprofit organizations to bring you the best, most reliable health information on the Internet.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC provides information and tools to help people and communities protect their health. The CDC engages in health promotion; prevention of disease, injury and disability; and preparedness for new health threats.

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The NIH, a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation's medical research agency – making important medical discoveries that improve health and save lives.

National Library of Medicine (NLM)

The NLM is a part of the NIH. Since 1836, NLM has played a pivotal role in translating biomedical research into practice. It is the world's largest biomedical library and the developer of electronic information services. Scientists, health professionals and the public search the library's online information resources more than one billion times each year. The library is open to all and has many services and resources. NLM has nearly 12 million books, journals, manuscripts, audiovisuals and other forms of medical information.

MedlinePlus: Health information from the NLM

MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the NIH and other government agencies and health-related organizations.

PubMed: Biomedical articles from the NLM

PubMed comprises more than 19 million citations for biomedical literature from Medline, life science journals and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher websites.

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

The NHLBI provides global leadership for research, training, and education programs to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung and blood diseases and enhance the health of all individuals so they can live longer and more fulfilling lives.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

The mission of NINDS is to reduce the burden of neurological disease – a burden borne by every age group, by every segment of society, by people all over the world.

National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)

The NCHS website is a rich source of information about America's health. The agency compiles statistical information to guide actions and policies to improve the health of the people of the United States.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

The CMS website provides information about Medicare and Medicaid services including enrollment procedures and coverage, as well as answers to frequently asked questions.

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)

The mission of the DOJ is to enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States according to the law; to ensure public safety against foreign and domestic threats; to provide federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; to seek just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior; and to ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.

The State Bar of California

The State Bar of California provides helpful information for the public, including learning about the legal system and consumer information on various areas of the law.

The State Bar of Nevada

The State Bar of Nevada provides information for the public, including consumer publications, attorney grievances and fee dispute assistance.

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