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The HealthierUS initiative is a national effort to improve people's lives, prevent and reduce the costs of disease, and promote community health and wellness. The site provides credible, accurate information about nutrition to help people live a healthier lives.


Healthy Places is a Web site from the Department of Health and Human Service's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It provides an introduction to health issues relating to urban design.

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The Heat Island Effect Web site from the Environmental Protection Agency provides an introduction to the concept of

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HIV/AIDS Prevention Research Synthesis Project


The HIV/AIDS Prevention Research Synthesis (PRS) Project, under the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, identifies evidence-based HIV behavioral interventions to help HIV prevention planners and providers in the U.S. select interventions most appropriate for their communities.

All of the interventions to be cataloged on this site are evidence-based behavioral ...

Homeland Security


The official web site of the Department of Homeland Security. The site covers such topics as Border Security, Citizenship and Immigration Services, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, Cybersecurity, Disasters, Economic Security, Human Trafficking, Immigration Enforcement, Preventing Terrorism, and Transportation Security. 


The Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) is the nation's premier collection of documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management and holds a variety of Hearings and Testiomony, Government Reports and Data & Statistics on Immigration.



The U.S. Housing and Urban Development provides a state overview of the Community Planning and Development in Indiana at this Web site, HUD in Indiana, including the allocations for the formula allocations.



The Housing and Urban Development Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) works to create equal housing opportunities by administering laws that prohibit discrimination in housing; by managing assistance programs and grants, and by working with other federal agencies to propose and administer fair housing legislation. Materials for promoting fair housing are also found here.


Information about housing in Washington State from homeownership, rentals, and foreclosures, to housing discrimination and homeless resources. The site includes topic areas for searching and quick links to resources such as Fair Market Rents.