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This guide to the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, provides a good starting point with information on the program and resources to help Californians in understanding and applying the new healthcare insurance reforms.

Offers authoritative full-text reference titles from Gale and other premier publishing partners. Special features include: on-demand machine-aided content translations into 14 languages and text-to-speech technology in 19 languages. search tips

Full-text articles from magazines, journal and scholarly publications.

Provides information about common school illnesses, basic personal hygiene musts, children’s health, food allergies in school, and concussions. Discusses the role of school nurses in health education, wellness, counseling, nutritional services, community involvement and physical education.

Health information for kids and teens, provided by the Nemours Foundation.  .
A State of California agency that licenses medical doctors and investigates complaints.
An extensive portal of health information by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.  

Provides basic health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health.  
For teens looking for honest, accurate information and advice about health, relationships, and growing up.  

Learn how HHS expands scientific understanding of health care, public health, human services, biomedical research, and availability of safe food and drugs.