Health Related Links
This section is dedicated to providing updated statistical information, reports and information related to our community.
More information can be found at the links below.
About Smoking Cessation
At this site, you'll find lots of great information on how to quit smoking. You'll learn how to set a quit date, quit, and avoid weight gain. Learn ways to make quitting easier, even if you are a long-time smoker.
American Cancer Society
Provides tips to help in finding a physician and facility that will meet your specific needs, current treatment options for a wide variety of cancers as well as links to clinical trial sites. Be sure to look for information on prevention and detection!
American Diabetes Association
Offers good basic information that everyone with diabetes will want to read. Separate sections are provided for both type I and type II diabetes. Learn about events happening in your local area or take a virtual grocery tour.
American Dietetic Association
Under the Healthy Lifestyle section, you will find a number of educational fact sheets on nutrition as well as many healthy lifestyle tips! This site also provides a Healthy Lifestyle FAQ section to help answer those frequently asked questions.
American Foundation for AIDS Research
AmFAR is the leading non-profit organization for the support of AIDS research. Their mission is to prevent HIV infection and the disease and death associated with it and to protect the human rights of all people threatened by the epidemic of HIV/AIDS.
American Heart Association
Extensive information on all topics related to heart disease including stroke, heart attack, and high blood pressure. You'll also find information on classes as well as educational programs for kids.
American Lung Association
Founded in 1904 to fight tuberculosis, ALA today fights lung disease in all its forms, with special emphasis on asthma, tobacco
American Public Health Association
The American Public Health Association (APHA) is the oldest and largest organization of public health professionals in the world, representing more than 50,000 members from over 50 occupations of public health.
American Red Cross
The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers, will provide relief to victims of disasters and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people - at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong partnerships.
Community Tool Box
The Community Tool Box provides over 6,000 pages of practical skill-building information on over 250 different topics. Topic sections include step-by-step instruction, examples, check-lists, and related resources.
Eat Smart Move More NC
This site provides information from the Local Physical Activity and Nutrition Branch of North Carolina, which works to change the environment and develop policies that will lead to healthier lifestyles among North Carolina Residents. Topics addressed are obesity, physical inactivity, poor nutrition, and tobacco use.
The EPA (The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency) provides an on-line tutorial to enhance a person's grantwriting skills.
healthfinder' is a free guide to reliable consumer health and human services information, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Healthy Carolinians is the main organization promoting and implementing Healthy People 2010, the nation's health objectives for the Year 2010. These objectives include (1) Increase Quality and Years of Healthy Life and (2) Eliminate Health Disparities.
The Official web site for the North Carolina Immunization Branch, promoting age-appropriate immunizations throughout the life span.
International Travel Information
Health information on specific destinations; what to know before you go; outbreaks of concern to international travelers; specific diseases that can affect travelers and CDC's vaccination recommendations for travelers of all ages.
March of Dimes
March of Dimes researchers, volunteers, educators, outreach workers and advocates work together to give all babies a fighting chance against the threats to their health: prematurity, birth defects, low birthweight.
National Alliance for Hispanic Health
The National Alliance for Hispanic Health is the oldest and largest network of health and human service providers servicing over 10 million Hispanic consumers throughout the U.S.
National Institutes of Health
The National institutes of Health began as a one-room Laboratory of Hygiene in 1887. The National Institutes of Health today is one of the world's foremost medical research centers, and the Federal focal point for medical research in the U.S.
NC Health Info
NC Health Info is a web database of local health resources that address the health concerns of North Carolinians.
NC Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch
The Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch works to improve the health of North Carolina residents by promoting smoke-free environments and tobacco-free lifestyles.
North Carolina Child Advocacy Institute
The North Carolina Child Advocacy Institute (NCCAI) is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan, multi-issue organization that influences public policy in favor of all children and youth below the age of eighteen residing in North Carolina.
Covers a broad spectrum of health and nutrition related information. This site addresses everything from the dietary guidelines and food safety to food assistance programs and general health management.
The nation's one-stop resource for the most current and comprehensive information about substance abuse prevention and treatment.
Smart Start - Martin Pitt Partnership For Children
Crossing boundaries, the Martin-Pitt Partnership for Children, Inc. will work together through community and family efforts to ensure that all children between birth and 5 are able to enter school healthy and ready to learn.
Start With Your Heart
Public Awareness Campaign of the North Carolina Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Task Force focusing on the state's most at-risk counties.
State Center for Health Statistics
Provides access to high quality health data and statistical publications being used to make decisions and set policies that influence the health of our citizens and their communities.
The leader in providing services that help physicians, consumers, providers and health plans navigate the complexity of the healthcare system.
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