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Agências e Organizações Confiáveis

Esta lista foi compilada em 1996 para a publicação no meu livro-texto Consumer Health. Alguns endereços podem ter mudado. Para localizar organizações que dedicam-se a uma doença específica, tente usar a opção de "Pesquisar" de seu navegador. 

Agências do Governo Federal (EUA)

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR), 2101 East Jefferson St., Rockville, MD 20852
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC 20250
Food and Nutrition Information Center [perguntas do consumidor]: National Agricultural Library, 10301 Baltimore Ave., Beltsville, MD 20705
Human Nutrition Information Service [primariamente uma agência de pesquisa]: 6505 Belcrest Rd., Hyattsville, MD 20782
Cooperative Extension Services estão localizados em muitas cidades dos EUA
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Public Inquiries, 1600 Clifton Rd., N.E., Atlanta, GA 30333
Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information, P.O. Box 1182, Washington, DC 20013
Consumer Information Center, P.O. Box 100, Pueblo CO 81002 [Publicações gratuitas e de baixo custo]
Consumer Product Safety Commission, 5401 Westbard Ave., Bethesda, MD 20207
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 401 M St., S.W., Washington, DC 20460
Food and Drug Administration - FDA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857
Public Affairs Offices:
4615 E. Elwood St., Phoenix AZ 85040, (602-379-4595)
1431 Harbor Bay Parkway, Alameda, CA 94502, (510-337-6845)
19900 MacArthur Blvd., Irvine, CA 92715, (714-798-7611)
Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225, (303-236-3018)
6601 N.W. 25th St., Miami, FL 33159, (305-526-2800)
7200 Lake Ellenor Drive, Orlando, FL 32809, (407-648-6922)
60 8th St., N.E., Atlanta, GA 30309, (404-347-4001)
300 S. Riverside Plaza, Chicago, IL 60606, (312-353-5863)
101 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis, IN 46204, (317-226-6500)
11630 W. 80th St., Lenexa, KS 66214, (913-752-2141)
4298 Elysian Fields Ave., New Orleans, LA 70122, (504-589-2420)
One Montvale Ave., Stoneham, MA 02180, (617-279-1675)
900 Madison Ave., Baltimore, MD 21201, (301-962-3731)
1560 E. Jefferson Ave., Detroit, MI 48207, (313-226-6260)
240 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55401, (612-334-4100)
808 N. Collins Alley, St. Louis, MO 63102, (314-645-1167)
10 Waterview Blvd., Parsippany, NJ 07054, (201-331-2926)
850 Third Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11232, (718-965-5300)
599 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, NY 14202, (716-551-4461)
3820 Center Road, Brunswick, OH 44212, (216-273-1038)
1141 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45202, (513-684-3501)
9780 S.W. Nimbus Ave., Beaverton, OR 97008, (503-671-9332)
Room 900 U.S. Customhouse, 2nd & Chestnut Sts., Filadélfia, PA 19106, (215-597-4390)
P.O. Box 5719, Puerto de Tierra Sta., San Juan, PR 00906, (809-729-6852)
297 Plus Park Blvd., Nashville, TN 37217, (615-781-5372)
3032 Bryan St., Dallas, TX 75204, (214-655-5315)
1445 N. Loop West, Houston, TX 77008, (713-802-9095)
10127 Morocco, San Antonio, TX 78216, (210-229-4531)
22201 23rd Drive, S.E., Bothell, WA 98021, (206-483-4953)
2675 N. Mayfair Rd., Milwaukee, WI 53202, (414-771-7167)
Federal Trade Commission - FTC, 6th & Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20580
Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), 200 Independence Ave., S.W., Washington, DC 20201
National AIDS Information Clearinghouse, P.O. Box 6003, Bethesda, MD 20850
National Cholesterol Information Education Program Information Center, 4733 Bethesda Ave., Room 530, Bethesda, MD 20814.
National Health Information Clearinghouse, P.O. Box 1133, Washington, DC 20013
National Information Center for Rare Diseases and Orphan Drugs, 450 5th St., Washington, DC 20001
National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892
National Cancer Institute
National Eye Institute
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
National Institute of Dental Research
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communicative Disorders
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
National Institute of Mental Health
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
National Institute on Aging
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Maternal and Child Health Clearinghouse, 8201 Greensboro Drive, McLean VA 22102
National SIDS Resource Center, 2070 Chain Bridge Road, Vienna, VA 22181
Office of Technology Assessment, U.S. Congress, Washington, DC 20510
Office of the Inspector General, 330 Independence Ave., S.W., Washington, DC 20201
Office on Smoking and Health, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857
U.S. Postal Service, 475 L'Enfant Plaza, Washington, DC 20260
President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, 450 E. 5th St., Washington, DC 20201
 
 
Organizações Voluntárias e Profissionais (EUA)

A maioria das organizações listadas abaixo são grupos voluntários que obtêm apoio e membros do público em geral bem como de profissionais. Algumas tem um único escritório nacional, enquanto outras têm sedes em vários estados. A maioria destas organizações providenciam materiais educacionais mediante pedidos. Algumas angariam e distribuem fundos para pesquisas. Algumas conduzem programas educacionais para o público e encorajam e desenvolvem grupos de apoio local. Algumas oferecem aconselhamento individual.

Grupos profissionais e de negócios, indicados por um asterisco (*), são compostos exclusivamente ou primariamente por profissionais da saúde ou outros indivíduos treinados profissionalmente. A maioria destes grupos publicam um periódico científico e promovem encontros educacionais para seus membros. A maioria deles também ajudam o público através do estabelecimento de padrões profissionais, disseminação de informação através da imprensa e tirando dúvidas de consumidores individuais.

Informações adicionais sobre a maioria destas organizações podem ser obtidas em: (1) a Encyclopedia of Medical Organizations and Agencies [Gale Research Company, Detroit, disponível nos departamentos de referências da maioria das bibliotecas públicas dos EUA]; (2) a Encyclopedia of Associations [Gale Research Company]; (3) The Self-Help Sourcebook [American Self-Help Clearinghouse, Denville, N.J]; e (4) Voluntary Health Organizations: A Guide to Patient Services [Demos Publications, New York].

Action on Smoking and Health, 2013 H St., N.W., Washington, DC 20006 [direitos dos não fumantes]
Aerobics and Fitness Association of America, 1520 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, P.O. Box 862, Midtown Station, New York, NY 10018
Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, 475 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10115
Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf, 3417 Volta Pl., N.W., Washington, DC 20007
Alzheimer's Association, 919 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
*American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, 611 E. Wells St., Milwaukee, WI 53202
*American Academy of Family Physicians, 8880 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64114
*American Academy of Ophthalmology, 655 Beach St., San Francisco, CA 94109
*American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 1 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314
*American Academy of Pediatrics, 141 Northwest Point Blvd., Elk Grove Village, IL 60009
American Academy of Physician Assistants, 950 N. Washington St., Alexandria, VA 22314
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 1900 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22091
*American Association for the History of Medicine, Boston Univ. School of Medicine, 80 E. Concord St., Boston, MA 02118
*American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, 1100 17th St., N.W., 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20036
*American Association for Partial Hospitalization, 901 N. Washington St., Alexandria, VA 22314
*American Association for the Study of Headache, 875 Kings Highway, Woodbury, NJ 08096
*American Association of Blood Banks, 8101 Glenbrook Rd., Bethesda, MD 20814
American Association of Endodontists, 211 East Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, 901 E St., NW, Washington, DC 20004
American Association of Kidney Patients, 100 S. Ashley Dr., Tampa, FL 33602
*American Association of Pastoral Counselors, 9508A Lee Highway., Fairfax, VA 22031
*American Association of Plastic Surgeons, 10666 N. Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla, CA 92037
American Association of Retired Persons, 601 E St., N.W., Washington, DC 20049
*American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists, 435 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
*American Association of Suicidology, 2459 S. Ash, Denver, CO 80222
American Association on Mental Retardation, 1719 Kalorama Rd., N.W., Washington, DC 20009
*American Board of Medical Specialties, 1007 Church St., Evanston, IL 60201
*American Burn Association, New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, 525 E. 68th St., Rm. L-706, New York, NY 10021
American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Rd., N.E., Atlanta, GA 30329
American Celiac Society, 58 Musano Ct., West Orange, NJ 07052 [guia dietético para doença celíaca]
*American Cleft Palate Association, 1218 Grandview Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15211
*American College Health Association, P.O. Box 28937, Baltimore, MD 21240
*American College of Cardiology, 9111 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda, MD 20814
*American College of Health Care Administrators, 325 S. Patrick St., Alexandria, VA 22314 [clínica de repouso]
*American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 409 12th St., S.W., Washington, DC 20024
*American College of Physicians -- American Society of Internal Medicine, 190 N. Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106
*American College of Radiology, 1891 Preston White Dr., Reston, VA 22091
*American College of Sports Medicine, P.O. Box 1440, Indianapolis, IN 46206
*American College of Surgeons, 55 E. Erie St., Chicago, IL 60611
American Council on Science and Health, 1995 Broadway, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10023
*American Dental Association, 211 E. Chicago, Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
American Diabetes Association, 1660 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314
*American Dietetic Association, 216 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60606
*American Epilepsy Society, 638 Prospect Ave., Hartford, CT 06105
American Family Foundation (AFF), P.O. Box 2265, Bonita Springs, FL 33959 [cults]
*American Federation of Home Health Agencies, 1320 Fenwick Lane, Silver Spring, MD 20910
American Foundation for AIDS Research, 733 3rd Ave., 12th Floor, New York, NY 10017
American Foundation for the Blind, 11 Penn Plaza, New York, NY 10001
*American Geriatrics Society, 770 Lexington Ave., New York, NY 10021
American Group Psychotherapy Association, 25 E. 21st St., New York, NY 10010
*American Health Care Association, 1201 L St., N.W., Washington, DC 20005 [padrões de clínicas de repouso]
American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231
*American Hospital Association, One North Franklin St., Chicago, IL 60606
*American Industrial Hygiene Association, 2700 Prosperity Ave., Fairfax, VA 22031
*American Institute of Nutrition, 9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814
American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Blvd., Rockville, MD 20852
American Liver Foundation, 1425 Pompton Ave., Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
American Lung Association, 1740 Broadway, New York, NY 10019
*American Medical Association , 515 N. State St., Chicago, IL 60610
*American Medical Women's Association, 801 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314
*American Medical Writers Association, 9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814
American Mental Health Counselors Association, 801 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314
American Narcolepsy Association, 1255 Post St., E.F. Towers, San Francisco, CA 94109
*American Nurses' Association, 600 Maryland Ave., S.W., Washington DC 20024
*American Occupational Therapy Association, 4720 Montgomery Lane, P.O. Box 31220, Bethesda, MD 20824
*American Ophthalmological Society, Duke University Eye Center, Durham, NC 27710
*American Optometric Association, 243 N. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63141
*American Osteopathic Association, 142 East Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611. Advertência: Alguns documentos exageram naquilo que a osteopatia pode fazer.
American Parkinson's Disease Association, 1250 Hylan Blvd.., Staten Island , NY 10305
*American Pharmaceutical Association, 2215 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20037
*American Physical Therapy Association, 1111 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314
*American Podiatric Medical Association, 9312 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda, MD 20814
*American Psychiatric Association, 1400 K St., N.W., Washington, DC 20005
*American Psychoanalytic Association, 309 E. 49th St., New York, NY 10017
*American Psychological Association, 750 First St., N.E., Washington, DC 20002
*American Public Health Association, 1015 15th St., N.W., Washington, DC 20005
American Red Cross, 431 18th St., N.W., Washington, DC 20006
American Running Association, 4405 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814
*American School Health Association, P.O. Box 708, Kent, OH 44240
American SIDS Institute, 6065 Roswell Road, Atlanta, GA 30328
*American Sleep Disorders Association, 1610 14th St., N.W., Rochester, MN 55901
American Social Health Association, P.O. Box 13827, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 [doenças venéreas]
*American Society for Clinical Nutrition, 9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814
*American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, 2200 E. Devon Ave., Des Plaines, IL 60018
*American Society of Clinical Oncology , 435 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
*American Society of Hematology, 1101 Conneticut Ave., N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20036
*American Society of Law and Medicine, 765 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02215
*American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 444 E. Algonquin Rd., Arlington Heights, IL 60005
*American Society of Reproductive Medicine, 1209 Montgomery Ave, Birmingham, AL 35216
*American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 10801 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852
American Tinnitus Association, P.O. Box 5, Portland, OR 97207
*American Urological Association, 1120 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21201
*American Veterinary Medical Association, 1931 N. Mecham Rd., Schaumburg, IL 60173
Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights, 2530 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, CA 94702
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association, 27001 Agoura Road, Calabasas Hills, CA 91301
Anxiety Disorders Association of America, 6000 Exexutive Blvd., Rockville, MD 20852
Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation, P.O. Box 613, Annapolis, MD 21404.
Arthritis Foundation, 1330 West Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30309
Association for Retarded Citizens, 500 E. Border St., Arlington, TX 76010
*Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, 305 7th Ave., New York, NY 10001
*Association for the Advancement of Health Education, 1900 Association Dr., Reston, VA 22091
Association for the Care of Children's Health, 7910 Woodmont Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814
Association for Health Services Research, 1130 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Washngton, DC 20036
Association for Macular Diseases, 210 E. 64 St., New York, NY 10021
Association for Voluntary Surgical Contraception (AVSC), 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, 1125 15th St., NW, Washington, DC 20005
Bald-Headed Men of America, 102 Bald Drive, Morehead City, NC 28557
*Better Hearing Institute, Box 1840, Washington, DC 20013
Better Vision Institute, 1800 N. Kent St., Rosslyn, VA 22209
*Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, 676 N. St. Clair St., Chicago, IL 60611
Cancer Care, Inc., 1180 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036
Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation, 7910 Woodmont Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814
Center for the Study of Services, 733 15th St., N.W., Washington, DC 20005
Children of Aging Parents, 1609 Woodbourne Rd., Levittown, PA 19057
Children's Health Care Is A Legal Duty (CHILD), P.O. Box 2604, Sioux City, IA 51106
Children's Leukemia Research Association, 585 Stewart Ave., Garden City, NY 11530
Child Welfare League of America, 440 1st St., NW, Washington, DC 20001
Choice in Dying, Inc., 200 Varick St., New York, NY 10014
Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal (CSICOP), P.O. Box 703, Amherst, NY 14226
Compassionate Friends, The, P.O. Box 3696, Oak Brook, IL 60522
Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards, P.O. Box 497, Washington, IN 47501
Consumer Federation of America, 1424 16th St., N.W., Washington, DC 20036
Consumer Health Information Research Institute (CHIRI), 300 E. Pinkhill Road, Independence, MO 64050
Consumers Union, 101 Truman Ave. Yonkers, NY 10703
Continental Association of Funeral and Memorial Societies, 6900 Lost Lake Road, Egg Harbor, WI 54209 (800) 458-5563
Cooley's Anemia Foundation, 129-09 26th Ave., Flushing, NY 11354
*Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST), 137 Lynn Ave., Ames, IA 50010 [nutrição]
*Council of Better Business Bureaus
Headquarters Office: 4200 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22203
National Advertising Division: 845 Third Ave., New York, NY 10017
Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, 386 Park Ave. South, New York, NY 10016
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 6931 Arlington Rd., 200, Bethesda, MD 20814
Deafness Research Foundation, 9 E. 38th St., New York, NY 10016
*Delta Dental Plans Association, 211 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611 [seguro odontológico]
Doctors Ought to Care (DOC), 5616 Kirby Dr., No. 440, Houston, TX 77005 [tabaco e outros assuntos em medicina preventiva]
Drug Policy Foundation, 4455 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20008
Dysautonomia Foundation, 20 E. 46th St., New York, NY 10017
Dystonia Medical Research Foundation, One E. Wacker Dr., Chicago, IL 60601
*ECRI, 5200 Butler Pike, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462 [aparelhos médicos]
Emphysema Anonymous, Inc., 726 N. Highland Ave., Clearwater, FL 34615
Endometriosis Association, 8585 N. 76th Pl., Milwaukee, WI 53223
Epilepsy Foundation, 4351 Garden City Dr., Landover, MD 20785
Euthanasia Research and Guidance Organization (ERGO), 24829 Norris Lane, Junction City, OR 97448
Eye Bank Association of America, 1001 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20036
Family Service America, 11700 W. Lake Park Dr., Milwaukee, WI 53224
False Memory Syndrome Foundation, 3401 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
*Federated Ambulatory Surgery Association, 700 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314
*Federation of Societies for Experimental Biology, 9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814
*Food and Nutrition Board, National Academy of Sciences, 2101 Constitution Blvd., N.W., Washington, DC 20418
Foundation for Hospice and Homecare, 519 C St., N.E., Stanton Park, Washington, DC 20002
*Gerontological Society of America, 1030 15 St., N.W., Washington, DC 20005
Glaucoma Research Foundation, 200 Pine St., San Francisco, CA 94104
Group Against Smokers' Pollution (GASP), P.O. Box 632, College Park, MD 20741
*Group Health Association of America, 1129 20th St., NW, Washington, DC 20036
Guide Dog Users, c/o Kim Charlson, 57 Grandview Ave., Watertown, MA 02172
*Health Insurance Association of America, 1025 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20036
Healthwise, P.O. Box 1989, Boise, ID 83701
Help for Incontinent People, P.O. Box 544, Union, SC 29379
Huntington's Disease Society of America, 140 W. 22nd St., New York, NY 10011
Information Exchange, The, 20 Squadron Blvd., New York, NY 10956 [doenças mentais em adultos jovens]
*Institute for Aerobics Research, 12330 Preston Rd., Dallas, TX 75230
*Institute of Food Technologists, 221 N. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL 60601
International Association for Medical Assistance to Travelers (IAMAT), 417 Center St., Lewiston, NY 14092
International Association of Laryngectomees, c/o American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Rd., N.E., Atlanta, GA 30329
International Federation of Scoliosis Associations, 9908 Cape Cod Ct., Raleigh, NC 27614
*International Hearing Society, 20361 Middlebelt Rd., Livonia, MI 48152
*International Life Sciences Institute, 1126 16th St., N.W., Washington, DC 20036 [nutrição, toxicologia e tributação do risco tecnológico]
Interstitial Cystitis Association, 51 Monroe St., Rockville, MD 20850.
James Randi Educational Foundation, 201 S.E. Davie Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 [investigação de alegações paranormais]
Jewish Guild for the Blind, 15 W. 65th St., New York, NY 10023
*Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, One Renaissance Blvd., Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 432 Park Ave. S., New York, NY 10016
La Leche League International, P.O. Box 4079, Schaumberg, IL 60168 [amamentação]
Learning Disabilities Association of America, 4156 Library Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15234
Leukemia Society of America, 600 Third Ave., New York, NY 10016
Little People of America, 7238 Piedmont Drive, Dallas, TX 75227 [nanismo]
Living Bank, P.O. Box 6725, Houston TX 77265 [registro de doadores de órgãos]
Lupus Foundation of America, 1717 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20036
Make Today Count, 1235 E. Cherokee St., Springfield, MO 65804 [grupos de apoio para pacientes de câncer]
March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, 1275 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains, NY 10605
Maternity Center Association, 48 E. 92nd St., New York, NY 10128
Medic Alert Foundation International, 1735 N. Lynn St., Arlington, VA 22209 [braceletes de aviso, registro de doação de órgãos]
*Medical Library Association, 6 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60602
Mended Hearts, c/o American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231 [grupo de apoio para pacientes de cirurgias cardíacas]
Mental Health Association, 1021 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314
Muscular Dystrophy Association, 3300 E. Sunrise Dr., Tucson, AZ 85718
Museum of Questionable Medical Devices, 219 Main St., S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55414
Myasthenia Gravis Foundation, 53 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604
Narcotics Anonymous, P.O. Box 9999, Van Nuys, CA 91409
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, 2101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201
National Amputation Foundation, 73 Church St., Malverne, NY 11565
*National Association for Ambulatory Care, 18870 Rutledge Rd., Wayzata, MN 55391
*National Association for Chiropractic Medicine, 15427 Baybrook Drive, Houston, TX 77062
National Association for Hearing and Speech Action, 10801 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852
*National Association for Home Care, 228 Seventh St., S.E., Washington, DC 20003
National Association for Visually Handicapped, 22 W. 21st St., New York, NY 10010
*National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, 3717 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA 22204.
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, P.O. Box 7, Highland Park, IL 60035
National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, 1112 16th St., N.W., Washington, DC 20036.
National Association of Attorneys General, 444 N. Capitol St., Washington, DC 20001
National Association of the Deaf, 814 Thayer Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20910
National Association of the Physically Handicapped, Bethesda Scarlet Oaks, 440 Lafayette Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220
*National Association of Social Workers, 750 First St., N.E., Washington, DC 20002
National Ataxia Foundation, 750 Twelve Oaks Center, 15500 Wayzata Blvd., Wayzata, MN 55391 [perda da coordenação muscular e do equilíbrio]
National Center for Nutrition and Dietetics, 216 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60606.
National Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Association, 3251 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64111
National Committee for the Prevention of Child Abuse, 332 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60604
National Committee for Quality Assurance, 1350 New York Ave., Washington, D.C. 20005
National Consumers League, 1701 K Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20006
National Council Against Health Fraud
Headquarters: P.O. Box 1276, Loma Linda, CA 92354
Resource Center: 300 E. Pinkhill Road, Independence, MO 64050
Task Force on Victim Redress: P.O. Box 1747, Allentown, PA 18105
National Council on the Aging, 409 3rd St., S.W., Washington, DC 20024
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, 12 W. 21st St., New York, NY 10010
National Council on Family Relations, 3989 Central Ave., N.E., St. Paul, MN 55421
National Council on Patient Information and Education, 4915 St. Elmo Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814
*National Dairy Council, 10255 West Huggins Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
National Down Syndrome Congress, 1605 Chantilly Drive, Atlanta, GA 30324
National Easter Seal Society, 230 W. Monroe, Chicago, IL 60606 [crianças e adultos com deficiências]
National Family Caregivers Association, 9621 E. Bexhill Drive, Kensington, MD 20895
National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association, 122 C St., NW, Washington, DC 20001
National Federation of the Blind, 1800 Johnson St., Baltimore, MD 21230
National Foundation for Facial Reconstruction, 317 E. 34th St., New York, NY 10016
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, 4733 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814
National Foundation of Funeral Service, 2250 E. Devon Ave., Des Plaines, IL 60018
*National Funeral Directors Association, 11121 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee WI 53227
National Headache Foundation, 428 W. St. James Place, Chicago, IL 60614
National Head Injury Foundation, 1776 Massachusettes Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20036
*National Health Council, 1730 M St., N.W., Washington, DC 20036
National Hemophilia Foundation, 110 Green St., New York, NY 10012
*National Hospice Organization, 1901 N. Moore St., Arlington, VA 22209
National Kidney Foundation, 30 E. 33rd St., New York, NY 10016
*National League for Nursing, 350 Hudson St., New York, NY 10014
National Marfan Foundation, 382 Main St., Port Washington, NY 11050
National Mental Health Association, 1021 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314
National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 733 3rd Ave., New York, NY 10017
National Neurofibromatosis Foundation, 141 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10010
National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), P.O. Box 8923, New Fairfield, CT 06812
National Organization on Disability, 910 16th St., NW, Washington, DC 20006
National Osteoporosis Foundation, 1232 22nd Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037
*National Parkinson Foundation, 1501 N.W. Ninth Ave., Miami, FL 33136 [Doença de Parkinson e desordens neurológicas relacionadas]
National Psoriasis Foundation, 6600 S.W. 92nd, Portland, OR 97223
*National Rehabilitation Association, 633 S. Washington St., Alexandria, VA 22314
National Resource Center for Worksite Health Promotion, 777 N. Capitol St., N.E., Washington, DC 20002.
National Safety Council, 1121 Spring Lake Drive, Itaska, IL 60143
*National Society of Patient Representation and Consumer Affairs, c/o American Hospital Association
National Spasmatic Torticollis Association, P.O. Box 476, Elm Grove, WI 53122
National Spinal Cord Injury Association, 545 Concord Ave., No. 29, Cambridge, MA 02138
National Stroke Association, 96 Inverness Drive East., Englewood, CO 80111
National Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Resource Center, 8201 Greensboro Dr., McLean, VA 22102
National Tay-Sachs and Allied Diseases Association, 2001 Beacon St., Brookline, MA 02164
National Tuberous Sclerosis Association, 8000 Corporate Drive, Landover, MD 20785
National Wheelchair Athletic Association, 3595 E. Fountain Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80910
Neurotics Anonymous International Liaison, 11140 Bainbridge Dr., Little Rock, AR 72212
Orton Dyslexia Society, Chester Bldg. 8600 LaSalle Rd., Baltimore, MD 21286
Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation, 5005 W. Laurel Ave., Tampa, FL 33607
Overeaters Anonymous, 6075 Zenith Ct., N.E., Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Paget Foundation for Paget's Disease of Bone and Related Disorders, 200 Barick St., New York, NY 10014
Parents Anonymous, 675 W. Foothill Blve., Claremont, CA 91711 [abuso infantil]
Parkinson's Disease Foundation, 833 W. Washington Blvd., Chicago, IL 60607
People-to-People Committee for the Handicapped, P.O. Box 18131, Washington, DC 20036
Phoenix Society, 11 Rust Hill Rd., Levittown, PA 19056 [lesões por queimaduras]
Planned Parenthood -- World Population, 810 7th Ave., New York, NY 10019
Prevent Blindness America, 500 E. Remington Rd., Schaumburg, IL 60173
Psoriasis Research Institute, 600 Town and Country Village, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Public Citizen Health Research Group, 2000 P St., NW, Washington, DC 20036
RAND Corporation, P.O. Box 2138, Santa Monica, CA 90407
Rational Recovery Systems, P.O. Box 800, Lotus, CA 95651 [auto-ajuda secular para comportamento adictivo]
Reach to Recovery, c/o American Cancer Society [grupo de apoio da mastectomia]
Recovery, 802 N. Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60610 [doença mental]
Resolve, Inc., 1310 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144 [infertilidade]
RP Foundation Fighting Blindness, 1401 Mt. Royal Ave., Baltimore, MD 21217 [retinite pigmentosa e doenças degenerativas similares]
Scleroderma Foundation, 89 Newbury St., Danvers, MA 01923
Secular Organizations for Sobriety (SOS), 5521 Grosvenor Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90066
Self-Help Center, 150 N. Wacker Dr., Chicago, IL 60606
Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, 200 Corporate Pointe, Culver City, CA 90230
*Sister Kenny Institute, 800 E. 28th St., at Chicago Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55407
Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation, 333 N. Broadway, Jericho, NY 11753
Skeptics Society,, 2761 N. Marengo Ave., Altadena, CA 91001
*Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 6728 Old McLean Village Dr., McLean, VA 22101
*Society for Public Health Education, 2001 Addison St., Berkeley, CA 94704
Spina Bifida Association of America, 4590 MacArthur Blvd., N.W., Washington, DC 20007
Stroke Clubs, International, 805 12th St., Galveston, TX 77550
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Alliance, 1314 Bedford Ave., Baltimore, MD 21208
Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS), P.O. Box 07360, Milwaukee, WI 53207
The Advancement of Sound Science Coalition (TASSC), P.O. Box 18432, Washington, DC 20036
Tourette Syndrome Association, 42-40 Bell Blvd., Bayside, NY 11361
United Cerebral Palsy Associations, 1522 C. St., N.W., Washington, DC 20005
United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), P.O. Box 13770, Richmond, VA 23225.
United Ostomy Association, 36 Executive Park, Irvine, CA 92714
United Scleroderma Foundation, P.O. Box 399, Watsonville, CA 95077
*United States Pharmacopeial Convention, Inc., 12601 Twinbrook Parkway, Rockville, MD 20852 [publicações de drogas]
Victims of Chiropractic, 1705 Liz Felty Lane, Bainbridge, GA 31717
Weight Watchers International, Jericho Atrium, 500 N. Broadway, Jericho, NY 11753
Wellness and Health Activation Networks, 9802 Lindsay Lake Blaine, Great Falls, VA 22066 [auto-ajuda e estilos de vida saudáveis]

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