We have provided the following links to assist you in researching matters of
importance to the health and safety of you and your family and your legal
FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION: www.fda.gov
Find drug and medical device recalls, food safety recalls, cosmetics
recalls, and other matters of importance to your health, provided by the
federal government's regulatory body devoted to the safety of food, drugs,
and cosmetics, as well as so-called "dietary supplements."
FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION: www.ftc.gov
The federal government's regulatory branch devoted to protecting citizens
from consumer fraud, the FTC conveniently presents each and every
investigation it undertakes by way of press release.
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION: www.sec.gov
If you are interested in finding out about a publicly-held company, the
SEC's "Edgar" system contains more information than you could possibly need.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY: www.epa.gov
The EPA is devoted to protecting us from toxic exposures, and continually
updates the public on its initiatives to detect unhealthy toxins in our air,
water, and environment. Make sure you figure out what EPA "region" you live
in, so that you can target your search efforts.
MEDSCAPE MEDICAL RESEARCH: www.medscape.com
A fully-searchable medical database that permits you to search the complete
Medline database. The Medline database collects virtually every piece of
medical literature and permits you to search the abstracts (summaries) of
Affiliated with the National Council for Reliable Health Information,
formerly known as the National Council Against Health Fraud, the Quackwatch
site provides information concerning questionable medical practices,
medicines, and beliefs, and exposes scammers who prey upon the uneducated
and unsuspecting consumer.
A branch of the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health study and report on
occupational health hazards, including toxins.
The National Archives and Records Administration is a department of the
federal government's Printing Office (the "GPO"). This site permits you to
research federal regulations that impact, among other things, health and
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