The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) was founded in 1861 for the production of U.S. Government documents. GPO was assigned the additional duties of sales and distribution in 1895. Yearly sales today exceed 25 million publications. GPO Access is a service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government. The information provided on this site is the official, published version and the information retrieved from GPO Access can be used without restriction, unless specifically noted. This free service is funded by the Federal Depository Library Program and has grown out of Public Law 103-40, known as the Government Printing Office Electronic Information Enhancement Act of 1993.
The comprehensive listing of publications available from the GPO is the Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications. It is divided by subject areas, a number of which are health-related. A series of free subject bibliographies lists publications available in over 240 subject areas, including mental health, public health, medicine and medical science, and many other health areas. An index of these bibliographies is available free. Health and Health Related Publications lists new publications in health subject areas. This Subject Bibliography is issued irregularly and is available free.
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