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United States Renal Data System     View
This is "a national data system that collects, analyzes, and distributes information about end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in the United States." Features the Annual Data Report, which (as of 2008), "includes a volume dedicated to the C ...

What is Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)?     View
Educational materials about chronic kidney disease (CKD), which "includes conditions that damage your kidneys and decrease their ability to keep you healthy. ... Early detection and treatment can often keep chronic kidney disease from getting wo ...

National Kidney Disease Education Program (NKDEP)     View
Educational resources about kidney disease, for patients and the public, health professionals, and laboratory professionals. They include brochures and fact sheets, tools, patient education handouts, and related materials. Some information also avail ...

The American Lung Association Crusade     View
This exhibit provides background about the American Lung Association (ALA), "the oldest voluntary public health agency in the United States. ... The ALA is perhaps best known as 'The Christmas Seal People.' Since 1907, the Christmas Seal Campaig ...

MedlinePlus: Pulmonary Fibrosis     View
Collection of links to resources about this disease that "harms the tissues deep in your lungs. The air sacs ... become inflamed and scarred. If scarring progresses, it makes your lungs thick and stiff. That makes it hard for you to catch your b ...

Infectious Disease: Mumps     View
Fact sheet about mumps, "a viral infection that primarily affects the parotid glands -- one of three pairs of salivary glands, located below and in front of your ears." Discusses signs and symptoms, causes, complications, treatment, the mea ...

CDC National Immunization Program: Mumps     View
Publications about mumps, an acute viral illness that includes "fever, headache, muscle aches, tiredness, and loss of appetite; followed by swelling of salivary glands." Includes details about immunization (the measles, mumps, rubella vacci ...

ILEP: International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Associations     View
"ILEP is an international federation of fifteen autonomous non-governmental anti-leprosy organisations, or organisations with a strong emphasis on leprosy." The site provides information about the organization and links to member sites, inf ...

Elimination of Leprosy as a Public Health Problem: Leprosy Today     View
Information about the disease, its treatment, its incidence in the world, current research, and the international campaign to eradicate it. From the World Health Organization.

President's Malaria Initiative (PMI)     View
Background and news about the President's Malaria Initiative, which "represents an historic five-year [2006-2010] expansion of U.S. Government (USG) resources to fight malaria in the region most affected by the disease." Provides fact sheet ...




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