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The Department of Public Health has researched and written these fact sheets to help educate the public, but they are not a substitute for medical advice.  They are reviewed and updated as needed.  They are listed in alphabetical order and the date of review is at the end of each sheet.
These fact sheets are not copyrighted and may be reproduced without permission.  We simply ask that you give us credit for the information.  Click on the topic title to access the fact sheet.

These fact sheets are in PDF format.  In order to view PDF documents, you must have the Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer.  If you do not have this, click here to download it from the Adobe website.

If you are not able to find what you are looking for, below are some additional reputable sites for health information:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,

US Department of Health and Human Services,

US National Library of Medicine, Medline Plus,

US Department of Agriculture,

For Consumer Health Information in multiple languages, visit: The 24 Languages Project or the National Network of Libraries of Medicine