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Prevention for a Healthier America: INVESTMENTS IN DISEASE PREVENTION YIELD SIGNIFICANT SAVINGS, STRONGER COMMUNITIES

http://healthyamericans.org/reports/prevention08/Prevention08.pdf

NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH Study: INTERNATIONAL DIFFERENCES IN LONGEVITY AND HEALTH AND THEIR ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES

http://www.nber.org/papers/w15235.pdf?new_window=1-

CDC Study: Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/overview.htm#2

Annual Medical Spending Attributable To Obesity: Payer-And Service-Specific Estimates

http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/short/hlthaff.28.5.w822

CDC - a great online source for credible health information.

http://www.cdc.gov/

NIH - a great tool for general health information on a variety of topics.

http://health.nih.gov/

WebMD - offers credible and in-depth medical news, features, reference material, and online community programs.

http://www.webmd.com/

Mayo Clinic - More than 3,300 physicians, scientists and researchers from Mayo Clinic share their expertise to empower you to manage your health.

http://www.mayoclinic.com/

Preventing Noncommunicable Diseases in the Workplace through Diet and Physical Activity WHO/World Economic Forum Report of a Joint Event

http://www.weforum.org/pdf/Wellness/WHOWEF_report.pdf

Worksite Wellness Programs for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention. A Policy Statement From the American Heart Association

http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/reprint/CIRCULATIONAHA.109.192653v1

American Heart Association - Find out about heart disease prevention.

http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=1200000

American Cancer Society - Find information on ways to prevent and treat cancer.

http://www.cancer.org/docroot/home/index.asp

SparkPeople - resource that allows you to make your own diet plans.

http://www.sparkpeople.com/

Harvard Nutrition Web site - a Web site maintained by the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health.

http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/

Nutrition.gov -Free government Web site offering resources on nutrition and wellness programs.

http://www.nutrition.gov/nal_display/index.php?info_center=11&tax_level=1&tax_subject=390

Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity - non-profit research and public policy organization devoted to improving the world’s diet, preventing obesity, and reducing weight stigma.

http://www.yaleruddcenter.org/

Jenny Craig -offers popular weight loss programs.

http://www.jennycraig.com/

America Walks - feature an events calendar for pedestrian-related conferences and activities throughout the country, news updates, and more!

http://www.americawalks.org/

Cooper Clinic - nonprofit dedicated to preventive medicine research and education.

http://www.cooperaerobics.com/default.aspx

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.

http://www.health.gov/paguidelines/

Ratey Institute - leading research on benefits of exercise for children with ADD/ADHD.

www.johnratey.com

WellSteps - provides fun programs to help you change behaviors that will improve the quality of your life.

http://www.wellsteps.com/

NIDA - offers information on drug prevention.

http://www.nida.nih.gov/

NIMH - Offers the latest research on mental health.

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

CDC BAM! - interactive game that teaches kids how to eat right and exercise.

http://www.bam.gov/

DARE - great resource for both kids and parents on how to say no to drugs.

http://www.dare.com/home/default.asp

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.

http://www.healthiergeneration.org/

NFL Active Schools- encourages kids to get at least 60 minutes of exercise every day.

http://www.nflrush.com/

LazyTown- interactive site from popular kids TV show that shows kids that exercise is fun.

http://www.lazytown.com/Default.aspx

HC

California HC Foundation

http://www.chcf.org/

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