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Health and fitness
Agency for Health Research and Quality
The Agency for Health Research and Quality’s mission includes both translating research findings into better patient care and providing policymakers and other health care leaders with information needed to make critical health care decisions
American Heart Association
The website of the American Heart Association. Our mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. That single purpose drives all we do. The need for our work is beyond question.
American Medical Association
The website of the American Medical Association. It offers recent news and information on publications and research.
American Stroke Association
The website of the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association.
The official website of the Arthritis Foundation.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention provides news and information on a broad array of health issues.
College Drinking Prevention
The website is sponsored by National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. It focuses on the drinking behaviors of college students.
This website is a portal to the websites of a number of multi-agency health initiatives and activities of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Health and Human Services
The website of the U.S. Government's Department of Health and Human Services offers information on a wide variety of health topics.
Healthy Eating Learning Center
HealthLine provides a broad range of medical topics on the Internet for the general public to better understand their medical issues.
Heart - Cardiology
This site offers updated information on the latest developments in heart disease treatment and prevention.
MEDA - Multiservice Eating Disorders
The Massachusetts Eating Disorders Association provides educational presentations, and materials on eating disorders.
This website is a doctor-patient communication network founded by a group of medical societies.
National Cancer Institute
The website of the National Cancer Institute with extensive information on cancer.
National Council for Aging Care
Retirement, independent living, and continuing care communities house thousands of seniors and older adults. But this option doesn’t suit everyone – many people do not have the desire or financial flexibility to uproot and leave their homes.
National Eating Disorders Association
This site offers helpful information on eating disorders as well as referrals to professionals.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Mission statement: The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) provides global leadership for a research, training, and education program to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases and enhance the health of all individuals so that they can live longer and more fulfilling lives.
National Institute on Aging
The National Institute of Aging's website provides the latest research on aging.
The Pfizer Journal® presents facts, opinion, and commentary from thoughtful leaders on issues concerning health and the future of medical care.
The Real Costs of a DUI & How To Avoid Them
Many people, young and old, choose to ignore the personal and public health risks of DUI. But many of them don't understand the financial implications of a DUI which are significant. The MoneyGeek.com team has put together a great resource, The Real Costs of a DUI & How To Avoid Them, on the personal costs of a DUI as a prevention aid.
The Web MD site has many valuable tips and articles from which to choose.
The Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) is part of the Office of the Director of NIH. ORWH works in partnership with the 27 NIH Institutes and Centers to ensure that women’s health research is part of the scientific framework at the NIH—and throughout the scientific community.
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