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OrganizationNational Institutes of Health (NIH)
http://www.nih.gov
NIH is an Agency under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and offers health information and scientific resources.

Web SiteCDC: Preteen and Teen Vaccines
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/who/teens/index.html
CDC site provides materials in English and Spanish for parents, teens, preteens, and health care providers about vaccines and the diseases they prevent.

OrganizationU.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
http://www.fda.gov
The FDA protects public health through the control and supervision of food safety, tobacco products, dietary supplements, prescription and over-the-counter medications, vaccines, and much more.




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