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National Take-Back Initiative

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
The CDC's National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP) accomplishes its mission by providing national leadership in areas of health promotion and chronic disease prevention by conducting public health surveillance, epidemiologic studies, and behavioral interventions; by disseminating guidelines and recommendations; and by assisting state health and education agencies to increase their capacity to prevent chronic diseases and promote healthful behaviors.

Center for the Advancement of Health
The Center for the Advancement of health translates to the public the latest evidence-based research on health, health care, prevention and chronic disease management, with an emphasis on how social, behavioral and economic factors affect illness and well-being. The Center is an independent nonprofit corporation and receives core funding from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and The Annenberg Foundation.

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research
AHRQ Mission To improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans.

Pain &smp; Policy Studies Group
The Home page of the Pain &smp; Policy Studies Group of the University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center. The purpose of this website is to facilitate public access to information about pain relief and public policy, including material published by the PPSG and other authoritative sources.

National Guidelines Clearinghouse
The National Guideline Clearinghouse™ (NGC), a public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.

Thomas Legislative Information
Thomas Legislative Information on the Internet, a service of the Library of Congress.

American Alliance of Cancer Pain Initiatives
The American Alliance of Cancer Pain Initiatives is dedicated to promoting cancer pain relief nationwide by supporting the efforts of State Cancer Pain Initiatives. Cancer Pain Initiatives are voluntary, grassroots organizations composed of nurses, physicians, pharmacists, social workers, psychologists, and representatives of clergy, higher education, and government. Initiatives and their participants provide education and advocacy to healthcare providers, cancer patients and their families.​​​​