Resources for Health Information
Prevention for a Healthier America: INVESTMENTS IN DISEASE PREVENTION YIELD SIGNIFICANT SAVINGS, STRONGER COMMUNITIES
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH Study: INTERNATIONAL DIFFERENCES IN LONGEVITY AND HEALTH AND THEIR ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES
CDC Study: Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Annual Medical Spending Attributable To Obesity: Payer-And Service-Specific Estimates
CDC - a great online source for credible health information.
NIH - a great tool for general health information on a variety of topics.
WebMD - offers credible and in-depth medical news, features, reference material, and online community programs.
Mayo Clinic - More than 3,300 physicians, scientists and researchers from Mayo Clinic share their expertise to empower you to manage your health.
Preventing Noncommunicable Diseases in the Workplace through Diet and Physical Activity WHO/World Economic Forum Report of a Joint Event
Worksite Wellness Programs for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention. A Policy Statement From the American Heart Association
American Heart Association - Find out about heart disease prevention.
American Cancer Society - Find information on ways to prevent and treat cancer.
SparkPeople - resource that allows you to make your own diet plans.
Harvard Nutrition Web site - a Web site maintained by the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health.
Nutrition.gov -Free government Web site offering resources on nutrition and wellness programs.
Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity - non-profit research and public policy organization devoted to improving the worldÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s diet, preventing obesity, and reducing weight stigma.
Jenny Craig -offers popular weight loss programs.
America Walks - feature an events calendar for pedestrian-related conferences and activities throughout the country, news updates, and more!
Cooper Clinic - nonprofit dedicated to preventive medicine research and education.
HHS Physical Activity Recommendation - The Federal Government has issued its first-ever Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. They describe the types and amounts of physical activity that offer substantial health benefits to Americans.
Ratey Institute - leading research on benefits of exercise for children with ADD/ADHD.
WellSteps - provides fun programs to help you change behaviors that will improve the quality of your life.
NIDA - offers information on drug prevention.
NIMH - Offers the latest research on mental health.
CDC BAM! - interactive game that teaches kids how to eat right and exercise.
DARE - great resource for both kids and parents on how to say no to drugs.
Alliance for a Healthier Generation - Connect with teachers, administrators and other parents to improve your school and enable students to eat better and move more.
NFL Active Schools- encourages kids to get at least 60 minutes of exercise every day.
LazyTown- interactive site from popular kids TV show that shows kids that exercise is fun.
California HC Foundation